BDS Marketing Research is an independent marketing and market research consultancy specialising in the construction materials and waste sectors.

Established in 1989 by Julian Clapp, BDS undertakes the full range of marketing projects. These can include commercial due diligence, analysis of markets, prices and competitors, new product development and market research. All projects are managed by Julian and Andy Sales, both Directors of the company. The first step is for us to understand your requirements and prepare a proposal outlining research methods and cost. This is completed without obligation.

Specific published research is available on aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, concrete products, cement, waste and related sectors.


Research Manager

As part of its development programme, BDS now seeks a Research Manager to prepare and write market reports, and liaise with clients and in-house researchers.

The successful candidate is likely to have several years’ experience in marketing or market research, can write reports and understand the need for attention to detail. You will be an important member of a small team with opportunities to develop your role and the company.

Please apply in writing to Andy Sales at

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