Third of schools ‘unfit’

Over a third of headteachers in England consider their school estate to be unfit for purpose, according to an independent survey.Read more

In Depth

Getting Together

1 December 2014 - Close collaboration across the public sector will drive a new health estate, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

Still On Hold

1 December 2014 - Firm plans for a number of new projects have put the spotlight back on Norway, but can it get a strong PPP pipeline off the ground, asks James Kenny Read more...

A Year in Focus

1 December 2014 - As 2014 draws to a close, we asked some leading industry figures to give their view on the highlights of the PPP market over the past year and what challenges they face going into the New Year Read more...

Country Watch – Greece

1 December 2014 - With an economy hit badly by the global recession, the Greek PPP market is now showing signs of repair. Dan Colombini reports on how the country is beginning to attract international investors once more Read more...

The Illusionist

1 November 2014 - Although considered Europe’s economic powerhouse, Germany’s infrastructure pipeline is starting to look a bit thin. Can things be fixed, asks James Kenny Read more...

Latest News

L&G launch regeneration fund

28 January 2015 - Legal & General Group (L&G) has established a new regeneration vehicle to provide investment into UK regeneration projects including housing and infrastructure.Read more...

Winner for Sussex Uni PPP

26 January 2015 - A preferred bidder has been chosen for the 2,000-bed accommodation project at the University of Sussex.Read more...

Views sought on Welsh Lagoon

26 January 2015 - The Westminster government is calling on interested parties to offer their views on the approach that should be taken if it enters into a contract for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project.Read more...

O’Connor leaves Wates infra role

26 January 2015 - Contractor Wates’ managing director of infrastructure, Terry O’Connor, has left the post after less than six months in the job.Read more...

Hinchingbrooke launches £60m housing deal

23 January 2015 - Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust has issued a tender for the delivery of new residential accommodation through a design, build, fund and operate contract.Read more...

Balfour braced for £70m hit

22 January 2015 - Contractor Balfour Beatty’s review of its construction business, undertaken by KPMG, has highlighted a further £70m reduction in 2014 profits – but valuation of investments portfolio increased to £1.3bnRead more...


Silly season begins

Recent claims and counterclaims over the Green Investment Bank look likely to be the first salvo in a long election battle, in which infrastructure is set to be in the firing line

KPMG's James Stewart discusses global trends in PPP

League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 Mott MacDonald 3401.7 mill
2 Halcrow Group 2700 mill
3 AMEC 800 mill
4 Ramboll 450 mill
5 Gleeds Company 100 mill

Project Tracker

Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
26 January 2015 UK: University of Sussex accommodation project Preferred Bidder £150.00m
7 January 2015 UK: Levenmouth High School PPP Project Signed £42.50m
5 January 2015 UK: Goldsmiths University of London Student Housing Transfer Advertised £60.00m
23 December 2014 UK: Wick Campus project Project Signed £48.50m
10 December 2014 UK: Priority School Building Programme Midlands Batch 5 Preferred Bidder £190.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
23 January 2015 UK: Hinchingbrooke NHS accommodation project Advertised £60.00m
12 January 2015 UK: Velindre Cancer Centre In Planning
5 January 2015 UK: Royal Edinburgh Hospital phase 1 Project Signed £45.20m
23 December 2014 UK: Papworth Hospital Preferred Bidder £165.00m
17 November 2014 Yeovil District Hospital Strategic Estates Partner Preferred Bidder £70.00m
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
14 November 2014 UK: RAF Wyton Airfield Scheme Preferred Bidder £250.00m
11 November 2014 UK: Sunderland regeneration LABV Project Signed £800.00m
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