Rochdale threatens to scrap streetlighting PFI

Rochdale Borough Council has warned that it could look to terminate its PFI streetlighting contract unless the private sector partner improves its performance.Read more

In Depth

A Freeze is Coming

1 April 2015 - As Greece splutters its way towards renegotiating its position with the EU, the outcome will have major implications for the rest of the continent, reports James Kenny Read more...

Communication Lines

1 April 2015 - Five years ago, the Treasury talked of creating an environment for investment, moving away from the spoon-fed projects of the previous government. As the election looms, Paul Jarvis asks if it has succeeded Read more...

Playing Politics

1 April 2015 - Ongoing political changes in Australia could potentially disrupt the country’s flow, reports James Kenny Read more...

Country Watch – Kuwait

1 April 2015 - After the creation of new PPP laws last year, Kuwait looks set to fully embrace the model in 2015. Dan Colombini reports on rising opportunities in the country Read more...


1 March 2015 - The contract between Capita and the Defence Infrastructure Organisation offers a whole new way of working for the public sector. As Paul Jarvis reports, the structure is more than just a Defence mechanism Read more...

Latest News

INPP adds schools stake

20 April 2015 - Infrastructure investor INPP has acquired a 40% share of a schools scheme, as it continues to grow its schools portfolio thanks to the pre-emption rights it acquired under its 2011 BSF Investments (BSFI) deal.Read more...

UPP appoints new finance director

17 April 2015 - Student accommodation provider UPP has appointed a new finance director.Read more...

Moody’s dampens health PFI fears

17 April 2015 - Ratings agency Moody’s has reduced fears that the health PFI sector could face significant upheaval from trusts taking stringent action against their private partners.Read more...

UNECE’s PPP rules progressing

16 April 2015 - The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is hopeful that member states will begin adopting its standards on PPP in the second half of this year. Read more...

HICL increases schools stakes

14 April 2015 - Investor HICL Infrastructure Company has taken further equity stakes in two operational Building Schools for the Future (BSF) projects.Read more...

3i appoints chair and deputy

14 April 2015 - Infrastructure investor 3i has appointed a new non-executive chairman as Sir Adrian Montague moves to chair Aviva, while a new deputy chairman has also been installed.Read more...

Sweett chief targets Europe, North America

14 April 2015 - Exclusive: European investment is key to growth, North America has a lot to offer; challenges can be tackled Read more...


Softly spoken

For all the high-viz jackets and hard hats, the parties’ manifestos are short on any new infrastructure plans

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 Pinsent Masons 976 mill
2 Ashurst 953 mill
3 Allen & Overy 745 mill
4 Norton Rose Fulbright 745 mill
5 Shepherd & Wedderburn 745 mill

Project Tracker

Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
26 March 2015 UK: Priority School Building Programme Batch 3 (North West) Project Signed £123.00m
20 March 2015 Priority School Building Programme - BATCH 1 (Hertfordshire, Luton and Reading) Project Signed £150.00m
11 March 2015 UK: Priority School Building Programme - Aggregator Project Signed £700.00m
10 March 2015 PRIORITY SCHOOL BUILDING PROGRAMME - BATCH 2 (North East) Project Signed £103.00m
26 January 2015 UK: University of Sussex accommodation project Preferred Bidder £150.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
10 April 2015 UK: Orkney Balfour hospital project Shortlist £59.00m
12 March 2015 UK: Papworth Hospital Project Signed £165.00m
11 March 2015 UK: Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary Project Signed £274.00m
13 February 2015 UK: Edinburgh RHSC + DCN hospital PPP Project Signed £250.00m
23 January 2015 UK: Hinchingbrooke NHS accommodation project Advertised £60.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
15 January 2015 UK: Brighton King Alfred Leisure Centre Shortlist £140.00m
23 December 2014 UK: Hull Extra Care Housing PFI Project Project Signed £84.00m
22 December 2014 UK: GLA TFL Industrial Land Development Partner Advertised
9 December 2014 Breckland LABV Preferred Bidder
14 November 2014 UK: RAF Wyton Airfield Scheme Preferred Bidder £250.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
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
22 January 2014 STAFFORDSHIRE HIGHWAYS PARTNERSHIP Preferred Bidder £800.00m
9 September 2013 A14 IMPROVEMENT In Planning £1500.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
8 January 2015 UK: Gloucestershire Waste PPP Project Signed £180.00m
22 December 2014 UK: Isle of Wight waste PPP Shortlist £225.00m
5 December 2014 UK: Edinburgh & Midlothian Zero Residual Waste Treatment PPP Preferred Bidder £144.00m
5 December 2014 UK: Edinburgh & Midlothian Zero Waste Food Treatment PPP Project Signed £144.00m
4 November 2014 UK: North Yorkshire and York Waste PPP Project Signed £150.00m