AMA Research have published the 2nd edition of the report 'Highway Maintenance Market Report – UK 2015-2019 Analysis'. The report should be of particular interest to clients, contractors and other members of the supply chain including; suppliers, manufacturers, consulting engineers etc. and provides a comprehensive review of the highway maintenance sector.
Key areas covered:
Structure and size of the UK Highway Maintenance sector - budgets, funding sources etc.
Structure of responsibility for highway maintenance - Highways England, DLO'sm, Long Term Maintenance Contracts, Devolved Agencies.
Review of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland highway maintenance sectors.
Maintenance materials - market size, trends, key suppliers for asphalt, bitumen, surface dressings, aggregates etc.
Market forecasts - overall sector and for key product sectors.
Key areas of insight include:
Key market trends and the impact of Government spending on highways projects and maintenance.
Structure of highway maintenance contracts in UK – Highways England, DLO’s, Contractors, Agencies etc – impact of recent Election on mix between in-house and external maintenance contracts.
Review of key material sectors – asphalt, bitumen, surface dressings, aggregates etc – market sizes, trends and key players.
Supply chain review – key players, material suppliers, long term maintenance contractors etc.
Some of the companies included:
A-one Colas, Amey, Ayton, Balfour Beatty Living Places, BEAR Scotland, Berkshire Macadams, Bestco Surfacing, Bituchem, Breedon Aggregates, Britcon, Carillion, Cemex, Chevron, Chris Wright Planing, Clearview Traffic, Cleveland Potash, CMS Pozament, Colas, Coldmac, Coneworx, Connect Plus, Dowhigh, Fitzgerald, FM Conway, Fosroc, Foster Contracting, Glendinning Highways, Halcrow, Hanson UK, Hazell & Jefferies Henry Williams, Holcim (Aggregate Industries), INEOS, Irish Salt Mining, J B Riney & Co, Jet Plant Hire, Jobling Purser, Jordan Surfacing, JPCS, Kiely Bros, Kier Group, Lafarge Tarmac, Lagan, Leith Group, Marlborough Surfacing, May Gurney, McQuillan Companies, Midland Quarry Products, Miles Macadam, Murrill Construction, Nynas, O’Hara Bros, O’Rourke, Parex, Peacock, Phoenix Specialist Solutions, Power Plane, Rhino Asphalt Solutions, R J Dance, Ringway/Eurovia, Ronacrete, Salt Union, Scotland TranServ, Shell, SIG UK, Specialist Surfacing, Spray Tanker Services, SSE Contracting, Stabilised Pavements, T J Services, Tarstone Surfacing, Tayside Contracts, Total, United Asphalt, Volker Highways, Wainwright, Whitemountain Quarry, Wirtgen.
Key areas covered in the report include:
HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE BUDGETS
Infrastructure Output – split by roads, rail, water, electricity etc. – output by sector 2010-14 – forecasts for infrastructure 2015-2019. Key authorities responsible for roads.
Department of Transport Road Budgets – 2015-21. Programme Areas – Highways England, Local Authorities, Transport for London – major schemes, maintenance etc.
Investment in Transport Infrastructure – DfT, Highways England - Resource / Capital – 2015-2021.
Highways England – 13 operational regions - areas covered, roads managed 2015.
Highways England – Indicative Budgets 2015-21 - Capital and Resource Budgets - Areas of Spend – New Projects, Major Schemes, Maintenance, Network Management, Technology Improvements, Smaller Schemes Budgets etc.
Scotland – motorways and trunk road expenditure 2011-2016 – Road Improvements, Structural Repairs, Forth Bridge Crossing, Network Improvements, Routine and Winter Maintenance etc. Local Authority road expenditure 2008-12.
Wales – roads expenditure 2009-14 – structural maintenance, routine/winter maintenance, street lighting etc.
HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS
Non-Trunk Road Network – management structure - rest of the network is maintained by 217 local authorities, including county councils, metropolitan boroughs, London boroughs, district councils etc.
Reactive highway maintenance in the UK - market is split between DLO’s that are part of the council, and long term contracts - recent trends in mix - analysis of split, shares, differences between authorities, London Boroughs and regions (devolved authorities in Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland etc).
Types of Contracts – Framework Agreements, Term Maintenance Contracts, Consortia, PFI.
Local Government spending on transport – split by funding area – roads, rail, bus, parking services etc.
Data on Road Network – number of vehicles, road length, class of roads etc, Spending on potholes.
Local Authority spend on reactive road maintenance – England, Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland.
Review of major areas of expenditure on highway treatments - products/services covered relate to the surface of the road which includes surface treatments and reinstatement of the road pavement and repairing manhole frames, gulleys and street lighting etc.
Key Product Sectors - Bitumen macadam and asphalt manufacture and application, Surface dressing manufacture and application, Bitumen emulsion manufacture and applications, Aggregates for macadam and surface dressing. Special surfaces including Anti skid surfacing, slurry and micro surfacing, Footpath treatments, Road markings, Reinstatement products, manhole repair products, Road studs, Winter maintenance, Street lighting etc.