McDonnell: PFI nationalisation ‘will save money’

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has insisted that his plans to bring PFI contracts back in-house would not cost the country anything.Read more

In Depth

Over Cooked?

1 October 2017 - As the European Investment Bank revs up for the second wave of its investment programme, Marina Formoso takes a look at how the first round has affected the PPP market – and what lessons are to be learned Read more...

Emergency Brake

1 October 2017 - An initial pipeline of five hospitals in New South Wales has been whittled down to just one. Should the industry be concerned and is this the symptom of a wider trend in Australia, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

The Test Series: The Investors

1 October 2017 - We bring together a group of investors to give their views on the global PPP market. Read more...

Let’s Go Round Again?

1 September 2017 - New PF2 projects are finally emerging and the Treasury is said to be fully behind the model. But is the market interested, and is there a lack of control at the heart of government, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

The C Word

1 September 2017 - Cladding has been eyed with suspicion on every tower block in the country since the Grenfell fire. It’s far from a simple problem, and plenty of PFI projects will be affected, warns Paul Jarvis Read more...


1 September 2017 - Turning rhetoric into reality remains the hardest thing for many African authorities, but getting the private sector to do it for them is also strewn with challenges, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

Latest News

EIB will need ‘Brexit insurance’ for UK infra

16 October 2017 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) has warned the UK of the need to insure infrastructure projects to counter Brexit uncertainty.Read more...

Interserve confirms lenders talks

16 October 2017 - Support services giant Interserve has confirmed that it is talking with its lenders following the profit warning it issued last month.Read more...

Winner confirmed for Leicester Uni

13 October 2017 - A preferred bidder has been confirmed for Leicester University’s student accommodation redevelopment project.Read more...

Interest grows for Welsh MIM projects

12 October 2017 - The Welsh government has underlined its commitment to using its version of PPP – the Mutual Investment Model (MIM) – to deliver schools, roads and hospitals, with a technical day that attracted strong interest from the market.Read more...

CPC hires London Underground expert

12 October 2017 - Project management firm CPC Project Services has hired a former London Underground head of stations to become a project director in its transport and infrastructure division.Read more...

Carillion confirms interest in UK healthcare business

12 October 2017 - Support services firm Carillion has confirmed that it has received a number of proposals to acquire its UK healthcare business.Read more...


Standing above the parapet

There is a positive case to be made for private finance, despite what the Labour hierarchy might think. Whether anyone will make it today, though, is far from certain

Delegates at Financing African Infrastructure give their views on the market - and what they learnt at the event

Project Tracker

Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
3 August 2017 UK: Loughborough University student accommodation Preferred Bidder £43.70m
30 June 2017 UK: University of York Heslington East Campus Phase 1 Advertised
2 June 2017 UK: University of Essex accommodation Project Signed £67.50m
26 May 2017 UK: University of Hull student accommodation Project Signed 155.00m
12 April 2017 UK: University of Manchester Fallowfield Student Residences No Longer PPP £75.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
11 July 2017 UK: Llanelli Wellness and Life Science Village Advertised £250.00m
10 July 2017 UK: Stanmore NHS accommodation blocks In Planning
13 April 2017 UK: Dorset NHS SEP Shortlist £50.00m
12 April 2017 UK: Oxleas NHS Trust Strategic Estates Partnership Preferred Bidder
30 March 2017 UK: NHS Orkney hospital project Project Signed £64.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
4 August 2017 UK: Birmingham Smithfield regeneration scheme Advertised £1.00bn
2 August 2017 UK: Wirral regeneration JV Advertised £1.00bn
2 August 2017 UK: Northamptonshire Managing Agent Strategic Joint Venture Advertised £750.00m
1 August 2017 UK: Barnsley Courthouse Car Park Advertised £25.00m
31 July 2017 UK: Southwark Regeneration in Partnership Programme Advertised
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
7 June 2017 UK: Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust parking PPP Advertised
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
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
27 June 2017 UK: Devon waste transfer facility Advertised £50.00m
7 April 2017 UK: Warwickshire waste management project In Planning
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