Build UK has reported that 97% of all construction sites in England and Wales are now open and output is slowly on the rise.
Build UK members have reported that almost all of their construction sites in England and Wales are now open, up from 93% two weeks ago.
Output has also continued to rise slowly, with infrastructure sites achieving 89% – up from 85% – and construction sites improving from 74% to 78%.
It has also been confirmed that 93% of housebuilding sites in England and Wales are now open, up from 68% a month ago, as output rises from 53% to 78% during that period.
The situation in Scotland still remains very different. Just 21% of projects are running and output stands at 27%.
The Scottish Government is currently implementing Phase 1 of its Covid-19 route map.
Phase 2, known as the ‘soft start’, will see what work can be carried out within physical distancing parameters resumed.