Construction will now expand by £11bn or about 10% over the next two years...


This year’s new growth forecast from the Construction Products Association has been marked up from the earlier estimate of 3.4% at the start of 2014 to 4.7%, despite a slowing of growth in the first quarter,according to the last official output figures.

Office building is expected to kick in alongside private house building as a big workload driver, while warehouse schemes will jump 20% this year

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