Meanwhile, Britain's GDP grew by 0.3 percent in the three months to May, compared with the preceding three months, between December 2018 and February 2019.
Exports of United Kingdom goods and services rose 4 per cent to a record high of £647billion.
This was mainly due to the partial recovery in auto production, ' ONS statistician Rob Kent-Smith said.
May's overall GDP bounce-back, which comes after two consecutive contractions, was in line with analyst sentiment, who predicted the return to growth.More news: Baker mistakes 'Moana' birthday cake request for 'marijuana'
A Mini electric auto rolls down the production line at the BMW plant in Cowley, near Oxford.
The production sector jumped to 1.4% growth in May, following a fall of 2.9% in April after stockpiling efforts took their toll.
"Despite this, there has been a longer-term slowdown in the often-dominant services sector since summer 2018", Smith said.
Growth in mining and quarrying also remained strong, with 1.6% growth for the three months to May.More news: France says Javelin missiles found in Libya were 'unusable' - army ministry
Growth for the three months to May was also 0.3%, with all sectors in the black, but economists warn this may not be enough to avoid recession in Q2.
Rolling three-month growth in the construction sector slowed for the second month in a row, while month-on-month growth in the sector was 0.6%, representing a recovery from the negative growth seen in the previous two months.
"Nevertheless, storm clouds look to be gathering over the United Kingdom economy as consumers and business remain hamstrung by Brexit uncertainty".
"UK GDP growth remains choppy from month to month as a result of volatility either side of the original Brexit date of 29 March, but the underlying picture is one of continued modest growth in the economy", said PwC chief economist John Hawksworth.More news: Federal Reserve chairman signals cut in United States interest rates
Despite the recovery on the month, economic growth for the three months to May slowed to 0.3% from 0.4% in the three months to April, suggesting that United Kingdom growth has gradually slowed. "More worryingly, PMI data releases last week covering the manufacturing, construction and services sectors suggested the economy could actually have shrunk in Q2", Brettell added.