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Bricks & Tiles Market Report 2013

  • Published: December 2013
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 100 Pages
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Cemex UK Operations Ltd
  • Ibstock Brick Ltd
  • Marley Eternit Ltd
  • Marshalls Plc
  • Monier Redland Ltd
  • Plasmor Ltd
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This Market Report examines the UK market for bricks and tiles. In 2012, the bricks and tiles market declined in value by 0.9% at manufacturers’ selling prices (msp), largely due to the reduction in construction output exhibited during the year.

The bricks and tiles industry can be divided into two main market sectors: concrete bricks, blocks and tiles; and clay bricks and tiles. The concrete bricks, blocks and tiles — the largest sector by value — are utilised throughout the construction industry, and in the landscaping and gardening markets. For clay bricks and tiles, main end-users include the housebuilding sector, and other areas of construction where aesthetics are a consideration, such as private commercial and certain public sector buildings.

The main end-use markets for bricks and tiles are both the public and private residential construction sectors. Following the onset of economic recession in the UK, housebuilding activity fell dramatically, with a drop of almost 50% seen in the number of housing start in the year ending March 2009, in comparison to the previous year. While there has been certain degree of recovery in recent years, housing READ MORE >

Executive Summary

1 Market Definition

REPORT COVERAGE
MARKET SECTORS
Bricks
Cellular/Perforated Bricks
Common Bricks
Damp-Proof Course Bricks
Engineering Bricks
Facing Bricks
Special Bricks
Standard Bricks
Stock Bricks
Other Bricks and Blocks
Tiles
Cladding Tiles
Clay Roofing Tiles
Concrete Roofing Tiles
Pavers and Flagstones
MARKET TRENDS
Bricks and Blocks
Tiles
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Table 11: UK Economic Trends (000, £m, million and £), 2008-2012
MARKET POSITION
The UK
Overseas

2 Market Size

THE TOTAL MARKET
Table 21: The Total Apparent UK Market for Bricks and Tiles
by Sector by Value (£m at msp), 2008-2012
Figure 21: The Total Apparent UK Market for Bricks and Tiles
by Sector by Value (£m at msp), 2008-2012
BY MARKET SECTOR
Concrete Bricks, Blocks and Tiles
Table 22: The Apparent UK Market for Concrete Bricks, Blocks and Tiles by Value
(£m at msp), 2008-2012
Figure 22: The Apparent UK Market for Concrete Bricks, Blocks and Tiles by Value
(£m at msp), 2008-2012
Clay Bricks and Tiles
Table 23: The Apparent UK Market for Clay Bricks and Tiles
by Value (£m at msp), 2008-2012
Figure 23: The Apparent UK Market for Clay Bricks and Tiles
by Value (£m at msp), 2008-2012
PRICE INDICES OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
Table 24: Price Indices of Construction Materials by Annual Average
(index 2005=100), 2008-2012
OVERSEAS TRADE
Exports
Table 25: UK Exports of Bricks and Tiles to EU Nations
by Volume (tonnes), 2012
Table 26: UK Exports of Bricks and Tiles to Non-EU Nations
by Volume (tonnes), 2012
Imports
Table 27: UK Imports of Bricks and Tiles from EU Nations
by Volume (tonnes), 2012
Table 28: UK Imports of Bricks and Tiles from Non-EU Nations by Volume
(tonnes), 2012
3 Industry Background
RECENT HISTORY
NUMBER OF COMPANIES
Table 31: Number of VAT- and/or PAYE-Based Enterprises Engaged
in the Manufacture of Bricks, Tiles and Construction Products in Baked Clay
by Turnover Sizeband (000, number and %), 2013
EMPLOYMENT
Table 32: Number of VAT- and/or PAYE-Based Enterprises Engaged
in the Manufacture of Bricks, Tiles and Construction Products in Baked Clay
by Employment Sizeband (000, number and %), 2013
REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACE
Table 33: Number of Permanent Dwelling Completed
in England by Tenure and Region, Year Ending March 2012
DISTRIBUTION
HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?
LEGISLATION
Aggregates Levy
Climate Change Levy
KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
Association of Brickwork Contractors
Brick Development Association
Chartered Institute of Building
Clay Roof Tile Council
Construction Products Association
Construction Industry Training Board
Construction Products Europe
Tiles & Bricks Europe

4 Competitor Analysis

THE MARKETPLACE
MARKET LEADER
Acheson & Glover Group Ltd
Aggregate Industries UK Ltd
Cemex UK Operations Ltd
Hanson Building Products Ltd
Ibstock Brick Ltd
Marley Eternit Ltd
Marshalls PLC
Monier Redland Ltd
Plasmor Ltd
Wienerberger Ltd
Other Companies
OUTSIDE SUPPLIERS
Raw Materials
Processing Equipment
Transport

5 Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

BRICKS
Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Threats
TILES
Strength
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Threats

6 Buying Behaviour

CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT
New Work
Table 61: Construction Industry Output on New Work in Great Britain by Value
at Current Prices (£m), 2008-2012
Repair, Maintenance and Improvement
Table 62: Construction Industry Output on Repair and Maintenance in Great Britain
by Value at Current Prices (£m), 2008-2012
New Orders
Table 63: Orders for New Construction Obtained
by Main Contractors in Great Britain by Value at Current Prices (£m), 2008-2012
Housing Starts and Completions
Table 64: Permanent Dwellings Started in the UK by Tenure (number),
2007/2008-2011/2012
Table 65: Permanent Dwellings Competed in the UK by Tenure (number),
2007/2008-2011/2012
PRODUCTION, DELIVERIES AND STOCKS OF BRICKS, BUILDING BLOCKS AND
TILES
Table 66: Production, Deliveries and Stocks of Bricks, Concrete Building Blocks
and Concrete Roofing Tiles in Great Britain (million and 000 square metres),
2008-2012
CUSTOMER BASE
Table 67: Number of Private Contractors in Great Britain
by Number of Employees, Q3 2010-2012
Table 68: Number of Private Contractors in Great Britain
by Selected Trades, Q3 2010-2012

7 Current Issues

BRICK AND TILE CAPACITY
MORTGAGE LENDING
Table 71: Gross Mortgage Lending (£m), 2008-2012
Figure 71: Gross Mortgage Lending (£m), 2008-2012
GOVERNMENT HOUSING PACKAGE
AFFORDABLE HOMES PROGRAMME
CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS REGULATION

8 The Global Market

GLOBAL OVERVIEW
THE US
EUROPE
Table 81: Population of the EU-27 by Country, 1st January 2012

9 Forecasts

INTRODUCTION
General Economic Forecasts
Table 91: Forecast UK Economic Trends (000, %, million), 2013-2017
The Housing Market
Table 92: Forecast Number of Housing Starts and Completions in Great Britain,
2013-2017
FORECASTS 2013 TO 2017
Table 93: The Forecast Apparent UK Market for Bricks and Tiles by Sector by Value
(£m at msp), 2013-2017
Figure 91: The Forecast Apparent UK Market for Bricks and Tiles by Sector by Value
(£m at msp), 2013-2017
MARKET GROWTH
Figure 92: Growth in the UK Bricks and Tiles Market by Value (£m at msp),
2008-2017
FUTURE TRENDS
Public Sector Austerity
Zero Carbon Homes
Sustainability

10 Company Profiles

ACHESON & GLOVER GROUP LTD
AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES UK LTD
CEMEX UK OPERATIONS LTD
HANSON BUILDING PRODUCTS LTD
IBSTOCK BRICK LTD
MARLEY ETERNIT LTD
MARSHALLS PLC
MONIER REDLAND LTD
PLASMOR LTD
WIENERBERGER LTD

11 Further Sources

Associations
Publications
Government Publications
Other Sources
Understanding Consumer Survey Data
Number, Profile, Penetration
Social Grade
Standard Region

- Acheson & Glover Group Ltd
- Aggregate Industries Uk Ltd
- Cemex UK Operations Ltd
- Hanson Building Products Ltd
- Ibstock Brick Ltd
- Marley Eternit Ltd
- Marshalls Plc
- Monier Redland Ltd
- Plasmor Ltd
- Wienerberger Ltd

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