MPs question school building quality

A committee of MPs has accused the Department for Education of not knowing enough about the quality and suitability of new school buildings.Read more

In Depth

Feeling the Strain

1 April 2017 - The relentless focus on cutting costs in operational PPP contracts around the world is laid bare in our new survey with Service Works Group (SWG) and the Canadian Council of PPPs. Paul Jarvis sifts through the findings Read more...

Background Vision

1 April 2017 - Saudi Arabia has made some bold claims about its future. But nearly a year into its Vision 2030 plan, Paul Jarvis asks whether it can live up to expectations Read more...

Never Forget

1 April 2017 - PPPs often unfairly get the blame when projects are failures. Marina Formoso asks what more can be done to prevent such instances in the future Read more...

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...

Latest News

U+I sees strong UK regen market

27 April 2017 - Developer U+I has said that there is a strong opportunity for investment and development in the UK’s regeneration market.Read more...

SNC progresses Atkins acquisition

25 April 2017 - SNC-Lavalin has published its prospectus supplement setting out its offer to acquire engineering firm WS Atkins.Read more...

Macquarie eyes Swansea lagoon

25 April 2017 - Australian investor Macquarie is interested in potentially taking an equity stake in the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project.Read more...

Laing O’Rourke unveils new chairman

25 April 2017 - Contractor Laing O’Rourke has announced its new chairman, who will take up the role later this year.Read more...

PPP expert to leave Norton Rose Fulbright

24 April 2017 - One of Norton Rose Fulbright's most senior PPP lawyers is to leave the firm at the end of this month, Partnerships Bulletin understands.Read more...

Essex Uni preps new bond issue

24 April 2017 - The University of Essex is to launch a new bond issue to finance the design, construction, and operation of a new 643-bedroom student accommodation scheme.Read more...


Here we go again

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call a General Election creates further uncertainty and delay – just as the country’s infrastructure market thought it might be getting somewhere

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
12 April 2017 UK: University of Manchester Fallowfield Student Residences No Longer PPP £75.00m
3 April 2017 UK: University of Sussex East Slope Residences project Project Signed £150.00m
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
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
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
20 March 2017 UK: Llanelli Wellness and Life Science Project In Planning
8 February 2017 UK: London strategic estates partnership (SEP) Shortlist £160.00m
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
10 April 2017 UK: Euston site redevelopment Advertised
29 March 2017 UK: TfL South Kensington station development JV Advertised
29 March 2017 UK: Birmingham Smithfield regeneration scheme In Planning
23 March 2017 UK: Fareham Welborne Garden Village Advertised
13 March 2017 UK: Havering regeneration JV In Planning £800.00m
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
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
21 January 2016 UK: Gloucestershire Waste PPP Project Signed £180.00m