Construction starts weaken during the third quarter

The value of work starting on site during the third quarter was 13% down on the previous three months on a seasonally adjusted basis and 10% lower than a year earlier, according to the latest Glenigan Index. Commenting on this month’s figures, Allan Wilén, Glenigan’s Economics Director, said: “Revised data reveals a stronger performance More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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Home improvers report reveals drop in numbers of planning applications

Home improvement figures across Great Britain decreased throughout 2018 with the number of planning applications dropping by 2.8% compared with 2017. The ‘Home Improvers of Great Britain 2019’ report, compiled More...

By winactive On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Construction industry suppliers are prepared for Brexit says MRA survey

As part of a larger survey which included merchants and other construction industry stakeholders, MRA Research, the specialist research division of MRA Marketing, asked building and home improvement product More...

By winactive On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Home improvement hotspots high-lighted in latest Barbour ABI report

Home improvement figures across Great Britain decreased throughout 2018 with the number of planning applications dropping by 2.8% compared with 2017. The ‘Home Improvers of Great Britain 2019’ report, compiled More...

By winactive On Friday, June 7th, 2019
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House building helps UK construction sector return to growth in April

April data pointed to a marginal expansion of UK construction output, driven by the fastest rise in house building so far in 2019. Commercial work and civil engineering activity continued to decline, but at More...

By winactive On Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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Construction projects starts upturn

Starts in the three months to April rose 7% against the preceding three months and were 4% higher than a year ago. Residential starts were 4% lower than a year ago and unchanged on the preceding three More...

By winactive On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Smart glass sales surge as sustainable energy consumption initiatives firm up

Residential and commercial smart glass worth approximately US$ 15 billion will be sold by the end of 2028. Up from the market value attained in 2018, the global sales of residential and commercial smart glass are More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Drop in residential and non-residential work building projects reports Glenigan

The value of work starting on site in the three months to February was 11% lower than a year earlier, according to the latest Glenigan Index. Starts fell 7% against the previous three months on a seasonally adjusted More...

By winactive On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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New Report Reveals the Best Locations for Trade Professionals

Southend revealed as the best place for traders, with the highest number of businesses and vacancies in the UK. Brighton’s brickies earn the most in the UK, up to £43,240, which is £12,000 more than the national More...

By winactive On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Construction growth reaches four-month high in November

November data pointed to a solid expansion of UK construction output, which was supported by a broad-based upturn in the three sub-categories of activity monitored by the survey. Growth of new work picked up More...