COVID-19: 'Construction Status' Survey

Updated: May 4, 2020

A major question facing many of our customers right now is 'when should I re-open?'

The results of our survey may help your decision.


Our survey gives a snapshot of current activity & intentions of refurbishment & fit-out related firms across the UK. It was sent to 8,120 industry contacts on 21st April, with 215 participating.



Who's on Site?

We found that a quarter of businesses are fully operational, with almost 60% operating in a limited way.




When are businesses expecting to re-open?

Almost half of the businesses in our sample expect to return to sites by the end of May.




How much tendering is going on?

83% of businesses are currently tendering for new projects, with only 7% confirmed as inactive.



How many projects will you win?

Almost 70% of respondents had received instructions to start on projects or were very confident they would secure them.


We hope you find this information useful for your business planning.


If we can be of assistance in helping price or plan strip out, internal demolition or groundworks for your project, please contact us at quotes@umberslade.biz or call us on 01675 443727