Building firm: Private sector confidence still low

Anwyl Construction is one of North Wales' biggest homebuilders. Its Commercial Director, Bryn Roberts, says that they look busy for the next year, because of work on affordable housing. He warns that, 'on the private side of things, the confidence is still not there.'

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Construction industry gloom

Construction output fell by 13% in 2012, according to the Construction Skills Network. It forecasts that there will be more than 20,000 fewer workers employed in the industry at the end of 2017, compared to the peak in 2007.