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Construction in the Sports Sector Report – UK 2017-2021 Analysis

Construction in the Sports Sector Report – UK 2017-2021 Analysis

The 1st edition of the 'Construction in the Sports Sector Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis' has been published by AMA Research. The report reviews the market in the UK for sports construction focusing on projects in four sectors; professional sports, semi-professional & amateur sports clubs, leisure & sports centres and schools & college sports facilities. The report is based on original research and analysis using planning and project data allied to detailed investigation into longer term development and investment plans.

Key issues covered:

Review of sports construction activity 2011 -2017 - contractors output and key drivers e.g. trends in match attendances, review of income streams e.g. broadcast rights, National Lottery funding, Exchequer funding, trends in sports & fitness participation and related incentives/campaigns.
Professional sports - sports infrastructure covering football - Premier League in particular - also rugby union, cricket and horseracing, construction activity and drivers.
Leisure & sports centres - overview of sports infrastructure, construction activity and drivers, trends include budget gyms, trampoline parks.
Education establishments -sports infrastructure, Construction activity and drivers.
Semi-professional & amateur sports clubs - sports infrastructure covering mainly football also rugby union, golf. Construction activity and drivers e.g. participation.

Key areas of insight include:

Professional sports - driven by renewed investment in football club stadium re-developments and expansion, due to growth in broadcast revenues and increasing attendances.
Leisure & sports centres - a main area of activity has been local authority leisure centres but other sectors include budget gyms and trampolining parks.
Education - schools and colleges are a major market for sports construction, both newbuild and stand-alone facilities e.g. sports halls pavilions/changing rooms and pitches.
Key contractors within the sports construction sector including market share estimates.
Detailed market data and insight on the sports construction market by AMA Research, a leading UK provider of construction market intelligence.

Review of sports construction market size and structure

Definition of the market, also Market size - contractors output 2012 -2016, forecasts 2017 to 2021 and identification of key drivers.
Review of key market influences - attendances at spectator sports (overall and by main sports e.g. football, rugby, cricket, horseracing); sports participation trends; broadcast rights revenues for professional sports - mix by main sectors e.g. Premier League, horseracing, EFL Championship; trends in National Lottery funding for sports; trends in Exchequer funding for sports.

Professional sports

Overview of infrastructure - football and rugby leagues: number of clubs, average stadium capacities.
Market size & trends - contractors output 2012-2016, forecasts 2017 to 2021; identification of key drivers e.g. legacy of Olympic Games, football investment, new broadcast rights deals for cricket.
Market mix by contractors output - Olympics & Commonwealth games, football, rugby, cricket, horseracing and other. Highlights key developments e.g. Anfield, Etihad stadium.
Market prospects - highlights major developments in the construction pipeline e.g. new stadiums for Chelsea & Everton and several Championship clubs e.g. Brentford, Bristol Rovers.

Semi-professional, amateur and recreational sports clubs

Overview of infrastructure - football and rugby leagues: number of clubs, average stadium capacities.
Market size & trends- contractors output 2012 -2016, forecasts 2017 to 2021; identification of key drivers e.g. trends in club membership by types of sport.
Market mix by contractors output - mix by types of client e.g. local authorities, multi-sports clubs and the different types of main sports clubs i.e. football, rugby, cricket and golf.

Sports & leisure centres

Overview of infrastructure - local authority, fitness club chains and independents.
Market size & trends - contractors output 2012 -2016, forecasts 2017 to 2021; identification of key drivers e.g. trampolining parks, impact of growth in budget gyms.
Market mix by contractors output - leisure centres, fitness clubs, lidos etc & trampoline parks.

Schools, colleges and university sports facilities

Overview of infrastructure - numbers of sports halls, pitches and swimming pools.
Market size & trends - contractors output 2012-2016, forecasts 2017 - 2021; key drivers.
Market mix by contractors output - new schools, stand-alone new sports halls, pavilions, pools.

Contractor review

Market shares for top contractors and output for others over the 2012-2017 period.
Summary reviews of key contractors and identification of main sectors serviced and major projects undertaken.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • Background
    • Sources of Information
  • SUMMARY
    • Summary
  • ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
    • GDP
      • Table GDP Data – 2015-2017 – Key Constituent Elements
    • Inflation & Interest Rates
    • Unemployment
    • Household Consumption
    • Housing & Construction
    • Sterling
      • Table Exchange Rate Fluctuations 2013-2019 - Sterling to The Dollar, And The Euro, Spot Rates
    • Population Profile
    • Conclusions
  • ENTERTAINMENT & LEISURE CONSTRUCTION MARKET
    • Introduction And Definition
    • Structure
    • Construction New Work Output
  • SPORTS CONSTRUCTION MARKET
    • Definition
    • Market Overview and Forecasts
    • Key Drivers and Influences
      • Attendances at Professional /Spectator Sports
      • General Public Sports Activity/Participation
      • Broadcast Rights & Other Private Sector Funding for Professional Sports
      • National Lottery Funding for Sports Programmes
      • Government Funding for Sports Participation Programmes
  • PROFESSIONAL SPORTS
    • Definition
    • Overview of Professional Sports
      • Association Football
        • Table GB Professional Football Leagues -Number of Clubs and Ranges of Stadium/Ground Capacities
      • Other Sports
        • Table Rugby Union & Rugby Leagues Number of Clubs and Stadium Median Capacities Divisions Number clubs Stadia capacities (range)*
        • Table UK Major Racecourses and Stadium Capacities
      • National Centres
    • Construction Activity 2010-2017
    • Market Prospects
      • Football
        • Table Major Football Construction Projects in the Development Pipeline from 2017 Club Proposals Status
      • Other Sports
  • SEMI-PROFESSIONAL, AMATEUR AND RECREATIONAL SPORTS CLUBS
    • Introduction
      • Football
        • Table Main Divisions of Semi-professional Non-league Football in Britain -Number of Clubs and Median Stadium Capacities
      • Rugby Union
        • Table Main Divisions of Semi-professional Rugby Union and in Britain - Number of Clubs and Median Stadia Capacities
    • Overview Of Semi-Professional, Amateur And Recreational Sports Club Participation
      • Table Semi-professional, Amateur & Recreational Sports Club Membership by Sports Type by Member Numbers
    • Semi-Professional, Amateur and Recreational Sports Facilities Construction Output
  • SPORTS AND LEISURE FACILITIES
    • Definition
    • Market Structure
      • Overview
    • Sport and Leisure Facilities Construction Output
      • Leisure and Sports Centres
      • Private Fitness Clubs /Gyms
      • Other Including Trampolining Centres and Stand-Alone Pools
  • SCHOOLS AND HEI SPORT AND LESIURE FACILITIES
    • Introduction
      • Table UK Schools by Type and Number at January 2017
    • Education Sports Facilities Construction Output
  • CONTRACTORS
    • Market share

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