PPP cost of capital survey launched

World Bank-commissioned research is seeking investors to respond to a major study of the cost of capital in PPP contracts to provide detailed guidance relating to investment appraisals, procurements and/or the design of regulatory policies for PPPs.Read more

In Depth

The Great Divide

1 March 2017 - There remain questions over where responsibilities lie between public and private sectors when planning and investing in infrastructure. Paul Jarvis investigates Read more...

Smart Cities

1 March 2017 - ‘Smart cities’ is the infrastructure world’s favourite buzz phrase. But away from the rhetoric and science fiction dreams, what are the real opportunities for the infrastructure community, asks Marina Formoso Read more...

Norway Ahead

1 March 2017 - Norway’s new road programme is attracting significant interest from international investors. Dan Colombini reports on how the country has overcome political adversity to deliver an exciting pipeline of deals Read more...

Brand New Thinking

1 February 2017 - The PPP market continues to take a lot of flak from the general public and some politicians. Is it time for a rebrand and what more can be done, asks Marina Formoso Read more...

“Leverage at its Most Beautiful”

1 February 2017 - Amanda Nicholls reports on why the EBRD’s credit enhancement scheme, seen for the first time on Turkey’s Elazig Health Campus, is a fairy tale for institutional investment in emerging market PPPs Read more...

Latest News

English council tenders garden village

23 March 2017 - Fareham Borough Council has issued a contract notice for the Welborne Garden Village in Hampshire.Read more...

Kier appoints new chairman as profit climbs

23 March 2017 - Construction group Kier has appointed a new chairman amid rising profit in the six months to December 2016.Read more...

Kerslake joins Barking regen vehicle

22 March 2017 - Former civil service head Lord Bob Kerslake has been appointed to drive forward a regeneration vehicle in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.Read more...

MPs attack ‘unsustainably large’ defence estate

22 March 2017 - A committee of MPs has told the Ministry of Defence that it needs to tackle the challenges of its large estate.Read more...

Keele Uni project gets go-ahead

22 March 2017 - A student accommodation project between Keele University and its private partner has been given the green light by the local authority's planning committee.Read more...

HICL raises £260m

22 March 2017 - Infrastructure investor HICL has completed its latest fundraising round, bringing in gross proceeds of over £260m.Read more...


Political intrigue

In the weeks after the Brexit vote, barely a day went by in UK politics without some new major earthquake. In the days following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Budget, the ground is again feeling rather shaky

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.

Project Tracker

Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
16 January 2017 UK: University of Leicester accommodation Advertised
14 December 2016 UK: National College for Nuclear accommodation Advertised
24 November 2016 UK: University of Durham PPP Shortlist £100.00m
16 November 2016 UK: University of Brighton Moulsecoomb East PPP Advertised
6 October 2016 University of Manchester student accommodation Advertised £245.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
20 March 2017 UK: Llanelli Wellness and Life Science Project In Planning
8 February 2017 UK: London strategic estates partnership (SEP) Shortlist £160.00m
16 December 2016 UK: Dorset NHS SEP In Planning £50.00m
30 November 2016 UK: Orkney Balfour hospital project No Longer PPP £59.00m
26 October 2016 UK: Whittington Hospital SEP Advertised
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
23 March 2017 UK: Fareham Welborne Garden Village Advertised
13 March 2017 UK: Havering regeneration JV In Planning £800.00m
9 March 2017 UK: Northallerton regeneration PPP Preferred Bidder £15.00m
8 March 2017 UK: Surrey County Council development JV Advertised £1.50bn
6 March 2017 UK: University of Trinity Saint David mixed-used development In Planning £203.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
14 March 2017 UK: Silvertown Tunnel PPP Shortlist
27 April 2016 UK: Bristol car park PPP Advertised
12 December 2014 UK: Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route Project Signed £745.00m
30 September 2014 UK: Mersey Gateway Crossing Project Project Signed £450.00m
21 February 2014 M8, M73 AND M74 MOTORWAY IMPROVEMENTS Project Signed £415.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
25 January 2017 UK: Cayman Islands Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) Advertised $538.00m
16 December 2016 UK: Wheelabrator Parc Adfer plant PPP Project Signed £180.00m
3 August 2016 Leicestershire Waste In Planning
21 January 2016 UK: Gloucestershire Waste PPP Project Signed £180.00m
13 January 2016 UK: Dundee and Angus Waste PPP Shortlist