Useful links for the UK construction industry

Here are a few sites that will provide useful information on the construction market and the overall UK economy.

Housing market statistics

These links will provide you with a range of housing data including prices, sales and mortgage lending.

  • DCLG housing statistics
  • HBOS / LLoyds Economic and housing reports
  • Nationwide housing statistics
  • NHBC housing statistics
  • Rightmove House Price Index
  • Land Registry data sales
  • Council of Mortgage Lenders mortgage lending statistics

Construction market statistics

These links will provide you with a range of statistics on the construction industry.

  • Office of National Statistics - construction orders & output
  • State of trade surveys - Federation of Master Builders
  • Inland Revenue transactions

 Economic statistics

These links will provide you with a range of statistics on the UK economy.

  • Bank of England inflation reports
  • Government Actuary's Department publications
  • Country data & projection from the OECD
  • FT stock market & exchange rate data

Construction planning data

Glenigans provides up-to-date project planning data and insight for the construction industry. We have worked closely with them on a number of projects for almost 10 years.

Construction market reports & directories

Construct UK – The A-Z of Construction Marketing. Construct UK provides a large range of construction reports that can be accessed through their website.

The Building Design and Construction Directory provides information for Architects, Building Services Engineers and Facility Managers.

The Find The Needle directory provides an extensive listing of companies.

Flooring market news

Contract Flooring Journal Magazine publishes manufacturers’ news about the very latest flooring product updates.

Building materials market

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) represents the interests of the whole merchant industry throughout the UK. For the latest news on this sector visit the BMF website.

The National Buying Group is a buying group for independent builders merchants.

NMBS is a major buying group in the UK for Independent Builders, Plumbers, Hardware & Timber Merchants.

Architects Forum

In Building is a new on-line community for architects to connect and share experiences and knowledge.

Customer relationship management software

KMS specialises in CRM sales & marketing IT solutions for the Construction industry. Directly supplying this unique market for over 18 years, KMS is dedicated to serving the needs of the industry.


  • Business Directory
  • Building & Construction - B2B Index – UK business directory covering building & construction