Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to the newest version of your browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of Construction News, please enable cookies in your browser.

Welcome to the Construction News site. As we have relaunched, you will have to sign in once now and agree for us to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

ONS: Construction Q3 new orders up by 13 per cent

The Office for National Statistics has revealed that construction new orders for the third quarter of 2011 are up by 12.8 per cent from three months before.

The total volume of new orders is up to £10.9bn, from £9.6bn in Q2. But new orders are 5.5 per cent down from Q3 2010, when they were worth £11.5bn.

Infrastructure orders saw the highest rise in Q3 2011 compared to Q2, with the volume up by 28 per cent to £1.6bn, while the largest fall was in public new housing, down 5 per cent to £544 million.

Last quarter the ONS revealed that construction new orders were at the lowest level for 31 years.

 

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.