The Construction Products Association (CPA)’s ‘Construction Industry Forecast Spring 2019 edition has been published.

The forecasts anticipate overall construction output falling by 0.4% in 2019, revised down from a forecast of marginal growth of 0.3% in the winter forecasts.

Construction activity has been downgraded due to the impacts of continued Brexit uncertainly on investment, divergences between regional housing markets, difficulties faced by traditional high street retailers and concerns over major infrastructure delivery.

The full report is available to download from our members area (