Introducing Barbour ABI

Barbour ABI is an expert provider of market insight and intelligence for the built environment community, specialists in providing project, company and contact data. In 2012 Barbour ABI were awarded the contract to collect, collate and publish the Government construction pipeline. This pipeline improves visibility of the Governments forward work plans, for the benefit of the construction supply chain and investors, gives industry professionals the confidence to make investments in new skills, services and products to win contracts.

Office for National Statistics

Barbour ABI was also appointed by the Office for National Statistics to provide Construction New Orders data, a key indicator for the health of the UK economy for the built environment industry. Supplying data on a quarterly basis these statistics tell the Government how much work has been awarded in construction across the UK.

CPA/Barbour ABI Index

Barbour ABI produces the CPA/Barbour ABI Index monthly alongside the Construction Products Association (CPA), and is the chosen data provider for the CPA Forecasting Panel.

Economic & Construction Market Review

This monthly report published by Barbour ABI gives you an insight in to the construction sector and the economic climate from the past month, providing you with all the facts, figures and news to keep you up to date with what's happening in the industry. The full version of the report takes a deeper look at individual sectors including residential, education and retail, which is available to Barbour ABI customers and Building subscribers only. Register to receive your free monthly report here.


Landscape is our free rapid review tool to help industry professionals to spot changes in key market sectors. It can be used to track changes in future workloads in key sectors, or to spot opportunities elsewhere and also gives a rough indication of whether the sector may have been coming off the boil or getting hotter. Sign up to receive your quarterly review tool here.

To find out more about any of these services or see how our data can help your business, please visit our website, or call us on 0151 353 3500