UK construction sector activity firms in Q3
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) quarterly construction market survey found a balance of 19% of surveyors reported an increase in current construction workloads in the quarter, up from 17% in the preceding period.
Of all the subsectors, infrastructure was the most positive, with a balance of 17% reporting rising workloads.
Private housing saw the highest levels of growth compared to other construction sectors, with a balance of 27%.
The private commercial sector saw the workload balance dip marginally to 16% from 17%. ■