Workloads fall 6% as Brexit uncertainty 'hits home hard'

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Market for architectural services shrinking quite significantly, warns RIBA

Brexit uncertainty is beginning to have a significant impact on demand for architectural services, the latest RIBA research shows.

The market is "now shrinking quite significantly", said Adrian Dobson, as a survey found actual workloads over the last three months had fallen 6% year on year.

Clients are reluctant to commit to projects and practices are reporting enquiries falling away, said the institute's executive director for members.

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