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26 May 2020

Construction Output sees Sharpest Fall on Record from Covid-19

Total construction output in Great Britain is expected to fall by 25% during 2020, according to the Construction Products Association. The anticipated decline in output is one of three scenarios for construction output examined by the CPA. Even under this most optimistic of scenarios, the country’s construction activity would suffer its sharpest fall ever recorded.

By Administrator

24 Mar 2020

CPA Coronavirus Update

An update on the impact of COVID-19 from the CPA

By Matt McKeown

27 Jan 2020

Construction Product Manufacturing: Caution Remains for 2020

The Construction Products Association’s State of Trade Survey for 2019 Q4 reports that 43% of heavy side manufacturers each reported a rise or fall in sales compared to Q3. Heavy side products are typically used in the early, structural stages of construction. Sales of light side products, typically used in the later stages of building, were reported to have either increased or decreased by 36% of manufacturers.

By Rebecca Larkin

24 Jan 2020

Joint industry letter on Immigration

The CPA joined other major trade bodies calling on The Home Secretary to work with industry in designing a new immigration system to encourage growth across the UK.

By Matt McKeown

22 Jan 2020

Long term uncertainty holding back investment for construction

Total construction output in Great Britain is forecast to experience a slight decline of 0.3% in 2020, before a rise of 1.2% in 2021 according to the Construction Products Association’s latest Construction Forecasts. Political uncertainty and bad weather led to a slowdown in construction activity towards the end of last year, but the forecasts show little evidence to suggest that the General Election result will benefit the construction industry for the year ahead.

By Matt McKeown

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