Welcome to BDS

BDS is an independent and innovative market research consultancy with over 30 years’ experience specialising in minerals, heavy building materials industries and waste sectors.

Building knowledge
for success

BDS, originally established in 1989, undertakes the full range of marketing projects for clients within the construction and waste industries.

BDS track planning applications, produce an extensive list of industry focused reports and provide insight, marketing intelligence and bespoke consultancy in the following sectors: 

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The work of BDS is divided into three key areas



BDS has a strong portfolio of publicly available directories, contract, outputs, surveys and industry sector reports.


BDS undertake industry focused consultancy work and has an extensive list of clients who commission bespoke, independent and industry sectors surveys and studies. These include market size assessment & analysis / prospects for new investments / business & product development / acquisition appraisals / commercial due diligence / company analysis, markets & prices / market-based research.

BDS is perfectly positioned to help you develop and achieve your operational and strategic goals.