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    Tracker: March 2018

    2018-05-01T06:00:00

    Activity is still rising, although more slowly in some sectors, while orders and enquiries are also on the up – although repair and maintenance is losing momentum

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    Building intelligence: Q4 2017

    2018-04-06T16:28:00

    Construction output in Q4 of 2017 was 1% above that of a year ago, with growth driven by new housing – and private housing proving particularly strong

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    Tracker: February 2018

    2018-04-06T16:14:00

    Overall construction indicators mostly showed small if steady improvement in February, though civils went the opposite way

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    Tracker: January 2018

    2018-03-05T06:30:00

    The total activity index shows growth but gradual decline is in progress – while the UK regional index is slowly losing momentum

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    Tracker: December 2017

    2018-02-02T06:30:00

    Little growth was in evidence as most indices stayed steady or contracted, while all sectors experienced less work in hand

  • Intelligence index
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    Building intelligence: Q3 2017

    2018-01-11T07:45:00

    Construction output rose by 3% in Q3 2017 with a particularly strong performance from public sector housing

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    Tracker: November 2017

    2018-01-09T07:00:00

    The total activity index indicated growth, while R&M index rose for the fifth consecutive month

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    Tracker: October 2017

    2017-11-30T07:00:00

    The total activity index indicates growth, and residential and non-residential activity is in positive territory

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    Tracker: September 2017

    2017-10-31T06:00:00

    The total activity index stayed steady at its highest level since the referendum, with civil engineering growing especially fast

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    Tracker: August 2017

    2017-10-03T11:02:00

    The total activity index rose by four points in August. The R&M index fell by a point, staying just inside positive territory

  • Intelligence index
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    Building intelligence: Q2 2017

    2017-10-03T10:08:00

    Although uncertainty continues to mount since the Brexit vote, the private housing sector fared better in the second quarter

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    Tracker: July 2017

    2017-09-01T05:00:00

    The total activity index remained stable in July. The R&M index grew and returned to positive territory and the orders index was one point up from June’s figure. Experian Economics reports

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    Tracker: June 2017

    2017-08-01T13:50:00

    The total activity index was unchanged in June, signifying continued expansion, although both the R&M index and civil engineering sector contracted. Experian Economics reports

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    Tracker: May 2017

    2017-06-30T06:00:00

    Total activity growth remains steady but R&M continues to slide, while materials costs have risen notably and there has been a positive level of activity in nearly all regions. Experian Economics reports

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    Building intelligence: Q1 2017

    2017-06-30T06:00:00

    As uncertainty continues to stalk the economy, modest private housing sector growth is expected, with public housing having grown strongly

  • Tracker
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    Tracker: April 2017

    2017-05-30T14:41:00

    Labour shortages and cost increases loom large as several sector indices start to look a little limp

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    Tracker: March 2017

    2017-05-04T06:00:00

    The repair and maintenance activity index returns to positive territory for the first time since September but the total activity index remains unchanged

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    Building intelligence: Q4 2016

    2017-03-28T15:03:00

    The UK economy has enjoyed four years of uninterrupted growth and GDP is higher than its pre-crisis peak in 2008 but the outlook for the next two years has weakened following the Brexit vote

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    Tracker: February 2017

    2017-03-28T14:25:00

    Activity growth in the sectors was positive this month, as the residential and non-residential indices both increased, and the total activity index recorded a significant improvement

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    Tracker: January 2017

    2017-02-28T11:12:00

    The total activity index fell into negative territory for the first time since July last year. The repair and maintenance index also continued on its downward trend

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