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Bake Off Gets the Thumbs Up From Builders

We’d never have guessed it, but builders in Britain seem to have a soft spot for Mary Berry! According to our recent survey, almost a third of our customers admitted that they just can’t resist tuning in to the Great British Bake Off.

When asked about their most embarrassing guilty pleasures, 29 per cent placed the popular BBC show top of their list. But it’s not just Bake Off that builders secretly enjoy, nearly a fifth confessed to indulging in reality TV, while the same number love catching up on celebrity gossip.

On-site singstars

Karaoke also featured in our customers’ top five guilty pleasures, with 13 per cent revealing that they’d be embarrassed if their love of the microphone became common knowledge. The final secret love is trainspotting, with 10 per cent owning up to a fondness of the railway.

Our survey captured the thoughts of nearly 3,000 men and women in the construction industry.

The top five guilty pleasures of Britain’s builders:

  • The Great British Bake Off – 29 per cent
  • Reality TV – 18 per cent
  • Celebrity gossip – 18 per cent
  • Karaoke – 13 per cent
  • Trainspotting – 10 per cent