- Language: English
- Published: April 2014
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Commercial Glazing Market Report – UK 2013-2017 Analysis 8th Edition
- Published: September 2013
- Region: United Kingdom
- 79 Pages
- AMA Research
Commercial Glazing Market Report - UK 2013-2017 Analysis, Incorporates original input and primary research, the report represents an up to date and informed review of all sectors within the commercial glazing market.
Key areas covered in the report:
- UK Commercial Glazing Market – size, trends, forecasts up to 2017, key influences.
Analysis by Market Sector: Commercial Windows, Curtain Walling, Ground Floor Treatments & Roof Glazing – product mix, size, trends & influences by product sector
- Market Structure – review of market structure, breakdown of market sectors with major players, company profiles
End Use Application Areas – mix by end-use sectors, analysis of key end-user markets, identification of possible growth opportunities.
- 2011/12 has been a difficult period in the commercial glazing industry with the offices and retail sectors under pressure, while the impact of cuts to central government departments and local authorities’ capital budges began to take effect from 2011. However, from H2 2012 the private commercial offices sector has been showing some tentative signs of recovery, mainly in Central London.
The report contains a detailed assessment of the market with interpretation of major developments and forecasts by product through to 2017.
Areas of particular interest include:
- Overview of commercial glazing market by installed value.
- Product mix review – Commercial Windows, Curtain Walling, Ground Floor Treatments, Roof Glazing – market size, trends and forecasts.
- Complex supply structure in commercial glazing market.
- Forecasts for 2013 – 2017 and identification of market drivers.
Key areas of coverage in the report include:
- Market size by installed value-market development from 2007-2012.
- Recent market developments 2007 – 2012 and key influences e.g. construction activity levels, high-rise buildings, regulations, material price trends, design specifications.
- Forecasts 2013 – 2017 and key market factors influencing possible recovery e.g. Green Deal for business, Part L 2014, Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (recast).
END-USE SECTOR MIX
- Identification of key end-use markets & estimates of market mix in 2012: education, commercial offices, retail, healthcare, high-rise residential, leisure, transport.
- Education – assessment of key areas of demand for commercial glazing i.e. BSF & Primary Capital Programme, trends in funding to 2013; identification of major long-term university construction programmes etc.
- Offices – recent trends in development and assessment of future demand; focus primarily on Central London plus major provincial cities and business park sector.
- Retail – assessment of key areas of demand for commercial glazing i.e. High Street shopfront replacement, grocery multiple newbuild, retail warehouses and shopping malls – developments in the pipeline.
- High-rise residential – analysis of trends towards high-rise accommodation, breakdown by region and by storeys.
Other markets – healthcare, hotels, transport terminals, Defence Estates & Ministry of Justice.
- Analysis of key product sectors- commercial windows, curtain walling, ground floor treatments, roof glazing. Market sizes 2006-12, trends, key influences, key application areas etc.
- Market breakdown by product type & frame material, product sub-sectors & application areas – relative strengths of different frame materials.
- Market size & forecasts for 2013 – 2017 for each product sector.
- Impact of major trends in construction sector on particular market segments – variable market prospects over next 4 years.
- Prospects within each of the 4 product sectors up to 2017; - key factors influencing demand & future developments – key growth opportunities, specification influencers.
SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION
- Analysis of aluminium, PVC-U & steel supply sectors - major suppliers, market positioning etc.
- Further consolidation in key sectors of the supply chain: systems companies, UK fabricators/installers and European vertically integrated contractors
- Review of aluminium systems sector with profiles – key players, market shares, market positioning etc.
- Review of contracting sector with profiles on key players – market positioning.
- Review of major bespoke façade contractors including major projects undertaken and profiles on major operators
- Review of supply sectors for steel windows, manufactured rooflights, structural glazing & automated door systems. SHOW LESS READ MORE >
1.2 SOURCES OF INFORMATION
3. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
3.2 INFLATION & INTEREST RATES
3.4 HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION
3.5 HOUSING & CONSTRUCTION
4. THE MARKET
4.1 MARKET DEFINITION
4.2 MARKET SIZE AND RECENT TRENDS
4.2.1 Major High Rise and / or Large Span Developments
4.2.2 Material Price Trends
4.2.3 Changes to Part L of The Building Regulations
4.3 MARKET PROSPECTS
4.3.1 The Green Deal
4.3.3 Energy Prices
5. END USE SECTORS
5.2.1 Sector Overview
5.2.2 Construction Output and Development Pipeline
5.3 COMMERCIAL OFFICES
5.3.1 Sector Overview
5.3.2 Construction Output and Development Pipeline
5.4.1 Sector Overview
5.4.2 Construction Output and Development Pipeline
5.5 HIGH RISE APARTMENT BLOCKS
5.5.1 Sector Overview
5.5.2 Construction Output and Development Pipeline
5.6.1 Sector Overview
5.6.2 Construction Output and Development Pipeline
5.7.1 Sector Overview
5.7.2 Construction Output and Development Pipeline
5.8.1 Sector Overview
5.8.2 Construction Output and Development Pipeline
6. PRODUCT SECTORS
6.1 COMMERCIAL WINDOWS
6.1.2 Market Overview
6.2 GROUND FLOOR TREATMENTS
6.2.2 Market Overview
6.3 CURTAIN WALL (INCLUDING STRUCTURAL GLAZING)
6.3.2 Market Overview
6.4 ROOF GLAZING
6.4.2 Market Overview
7. SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION
7.1 ALUMINIUM FRAMED GLAZING SYSTEMS
7.1.1 Aluminium Systems Companies
7.1.2 Aluminium Systems Fabricators
7.2 PVC-U SYSTEMS
7.3 STRUCTURAL GLAZING
7.4 STEEL GLAZING SYSTEMS
7.5.1 UK Companies
7.5.2 European & Other Foreign Contractors
7.6 ROOFLIGHT MANUFACTURERS
7.7 AUTOMATED DOOR SYSTEMS
7.8 ARCHITECTURAL GLASS MANUFACTURERS
List Of Charts and Tables:
CHART 1: UK COMMERCIAL GLAZING MARKET AND FORECASTS (£ BILLION AT INSTALLED PRICES) 2007 -2017
TABLE 2: GDP DATA – 2010-2013 – KEY CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS
CHART 3: INTEREST RATES AND INFLATION (CPI) FROM 1992-2017
CHART 4: PDI & SAVINGS RATIO AT CURRENT PRICES 1995-2017
TABLE 5: EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS 2008-2014 - STERLING TO THE DOLLAR, AND THE EURO, SPOT RATES
TABLE 6: UK MARKET FOR COMMERCIAL GLAZING SYSTEMS BY INSTALLED VALUE (£M) AT CURRENT PRICES 2007 - 2012
TABLE 7: PRICE INDICES OF DOOR & WINDOW MATERIALS 2005 - 2013 2005=100
TABLE 8: BUILDING REGULATION AMENDMENTS TO PART L 2010
TABLE 9: UK FORECASTS FOR COMMERCIAL GLAZING SYSTEMS BY INSTALLED VALUE (£M) AT CURRENT PRICES 2012 - 2017
CHART 10: UK MARKET FOR COMMERCIAL GLAZING BY END USE SECTOR
TABLE 11: EDUCATION ESTABLISHMENTS BY TYPE AND NUMBER - UK 2012
TABLE 12: DFE SPENDING MIX BY RESOURCES & CAPITAL (£BN) 2010–2015:
CHART 13: EDUCATION CONSTRUCTION NEW WORK OUTPUT AND FORECASTS (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2007 - 2017
CHART 14: ESTIMATED NUMBER OF NEW STUDENT BED SPACES BUILT PER YEAR - 2007-2017
CHART 15: FORWARD PIPELINE OF STUDENT BED-SPACES BY OPERATOR 2013-2015
CHART 16: UK OFFICE MARKET –AVAILABILITY AND TAKE-UP (MILLION FT²) 2002 - 2012
CHART 17: CONTRACTORS OUTPUT & FORECASTS IN THE COMMERCIAL OFFICE SECTOR BY VALUE (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2007 -2017
CHART 18: CENTRAL LONDON DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE BY AREA BY M² 2012 -2016
CHART 19: UK BUSINESS PARKS – AVERAGE TAKE-UP RATES (MILLION FT²) 2005-2012
CHART 20: CONTRACTORS OUTPUT & FORECASTS IN THE RETAIL SECTOR BY VALUE (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2007 -2017
CHART 21: SHOPPING CENTRES OF 50,000 FT2 IN THE DEVELOPMENT PIPELINE 2012 -2019
CHART 22: NUMBER OF FLATS BUILT IN ENGLAND 2000/01 -2011/12
CHART 23: HEALTH CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT AND FORECASTS - BY VALUE (£BN AT CURRENT PRICES) 2007 - 2017
TABLE 24: HEALTHCARE PROJECTS: FORWARD CONSTRUCTION PIPELINE 2012-2020 – SCHEME TYPES, CAPITAL VALUES, STATUS, START/COMPLETION DATES ETC
CHART 25: UK ENTERTAINMENT MARKET – REVENUE BY SECTOR – GAMING, FOOD SERVICE, HOTELS, PUBS, HEALTH CLUBS ETC
CHART 26: LEISURE CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT AND FORECASTS - BY VALUE (£BN AT CURRENT PRICES) 2007 - 2017
CHART 27: FORECAST GROWTH FOR BUDGET HOTEL SECTOR BY NO. ROOMS 2011 – 2020
CHART 28: DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT RESOURCE & CAPITAL BUDGET - (£BN) 2005 – 2015
CHART 29: NETWORK RAIL INVESTMENT IN NEW AND REFURBISHED BUILDINGS UNDER CP4 (2009 /10 TO 2013/14) & CP5 (2014/15 TO 2018 /19)
CHART 30: INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT GROWTH AND FORECASTS BY VALUE (£ BILLION AT CURRENT PRICES) 2007 - 2017
TABLE 31: UK MARKET FOR COMMERCIAL GLAZING SYSTEMS BY PRODUCT BY INSTALLED VALUE (£M) 2012
TABLE 32: UK MARKET FOR COMMERCIAL WINDOWS BY INSTALLED VALUE (£BN) AT CURRENT PRICES 2007 - 2017
CHART 33: UK MARKET FOR COMMERCIAL WINDOWS BY FRAME MATERIAL BY INSTALLED VALUE 2012
TABLE 34: UK MARKET FOR GROUND FLOOR TREATMENTS BY INSTALLED VALUE (£M) AT CURRENT PRICES 2007 -2017
TABLE 35: UK MARKET FOR CURTAIN WALL BY INSTALLED VALUE (£M) AT CURRENT PRICES 2007 – 2017
CHART 36: UK CURTAIN WALL MARKET BY CONTRACT SIZE BY % OF INSTALLED VALUE
TABLE 37: UK MARKET FOR ROOF GLAZING BY INSTALLED VALUE (£M) AT CURRENT PRICES 2007 - 2017
CHART 38: COMMERCIAL GLAZING CONTRACTOR SELECTION PROCESS
CHART 39: ALUMINIUM GLAZING SYSTEMS – ESTIMATED MARKET SHARES
TABLE 40: PRINCIPAL EUROPEAN & OTHER FOREIGN BESPOKE COMMERCIAL GLAZING CONTRACTORS IN THE UK
Since 2008, demand for commercial glazing has been in steady decline, but is still worth a substantial estimated £2.04bn at installed prices in 2012. In 2011 and 2012, the rate of decline slowed down to some extent due to improvements in the Central London office construction sector and also by the impact of the 2012 London Olympics.
Over the short term, a tentative recovery in the London office sector and signs of potential demand for new Grade A space in certain other cities – e.g. Leeds and Birmingham – could stimulate growth for commercial windows and curtain wall from 2014. While the DfE capital budget for schools is decreasing, there are strong indications of increasing investment in construction among universities and scientific research infrastructure.
However, other end use markets are currently showing less promise; in healthcare the shift from building large hospitals towards primary care facilities will mean less demand for curtain wall, roof glazing and windows. The decline in the High Street and in retail parks will continue, as online shopping continues to penetrate the market. There are some major retail warehouse developments in the pipeline but demand for windows etc is low level.
In terms of product sectors, our estimates indicate that the largest segment by value is commercial windows, with an estimated share of 54%. Curtain wall and ground floor treatments follow with similar shares while roof glazing has the smallest share.
In the aluminium systems supply sector, there appears to be a decreasing level of market concentration with the 10 largest accounting for ~70% of this market. Among these are the longer established companies such as Sapa Building Systems, Kawneer, Schuco, Technal, Smart System, Reynaers and Senior Architectural Systems. Others significantly increasing market shares in recent years include Aluk GB and Metal Technology.
The reduced level of activity in the commercial glazing market has led to a significant contraction among fabricators and installers with several larger players ceasing trading. Among the leading companies still trading in 2013 are Solaglas Contracting, Oskomera Facades, M Price, Dudley’s Architectural Aluminium, Dane Architectural Systems, Norking Aluminium, Alumet Systems, HW Architectural, Prater, English Architectural Glazing, Lakesmere and Red Architectural.
The bespoke façade and roof glazing sector is dominated by European contractors although the depressed office newbuild market has resulted in widespread decline sin turnovers since 2007. Some firms have regular presence in the UK e.g. those in the Permasteelisa Group (now ultimately owned by the Japanese firm Lixil Corporation), Lindner Facades, Structal, Yuanda and Metallbau Fruh. Others have a more sporadic presence e.g. Seele, Focchi, GIG Facades and Felix.
After Yuanda a 2nd Chinese curtain wall company entered the UK market, in 2012, trading as UK subsidiary Far East Façade UK.
In other product sectors there has been relatively little change other than some smaller companies going put of business. In the automated doors sector, the leading suppliers are still Assa Abloy Entrance Systems, Dorma, Boon Edam, IR Dor-O-Matic, Gilgen Door Systems and Geze.
- AWS Group
- Aluk GB
- Alumet Systems
- Assa Abloy Entrance Systems
- Boon Edam UK
- Brett Martin Daylight Systems
- Charles Henshaw & Sons
- Comar Architectural Aluminium Systems
- Contractors included:
- Crittall Windows
- Dane Architectural Systems
- Dorma UK
- Dortech Architectural Systems
- Dudley’s Architectural Aluminium (DAA)
- Duplus Architectural Systems
- English Architectural Glazing
- Eurocell Profiles UK
- Far East Façade UK
- Federated Windows and Doors
- GIG Facades
- Geze UK
- Gilgen Door Systems UK
- Guardian Industries UK
- HW Architectural (HWA)
- Hambleside Danelaw
- Hansen Group
- Hydro Building Systems
- Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies
- Josef Gartner and Co UK
- Kawneer UK
- LB Plastics
- Latium Group
- Lindner Facades
- M Price
- Mero-Schmidlin (UK)
- Metal Technology
- Metallbau Früh UK
- Norking Aluminium
- Oskomera Facades UK
- Permasteelisa UK
- Pilkington Architectural
- Pilkington Building Products
- Red Architectural
- Reynaers Ltd
- Saint-Gobain Glass
- Saint-Gobain Solaglas Architectural
- Sapa Building Systems
- Sch?co International
- Scheldebouw UK
- Schneider GB
- Seele UK
- Senior Architectural Systems Plc (SAS)
- Smart Systems and Smart Architectural Aluminium
- Solaglass Contracting
- Stoakes Systems
- Structal UK
- Ubbink (UK)
- VEKA UK Group
- Waagner Biro
- Yuanda UK.