North ‘needs more investment powers’

London gets more than half of UK transport spending as the investment gap with the North risks widening, according to a report.Read more

In Depth

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...

A Vertical Shift

1 February 2017 - Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has plans to open up the rail industry and allow greater private investment. But there are many bumps in the track to realising the vision, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

Auto Pilot

1 December 2016 - Countries across Africa are starting to bring forward PPP pilot projects, backed by substantial infrastructure plans. But have they learnt the lessons of previous stalled ambitions, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

When, Not If

1 December 2016 - The Financing Irish Infrastructure 2016 conference in Dublin highlighted a significant project pipeline emerging, as Irish authorities ramp-up capital expenditure with a sense of urgency. David Keniry reports Read more...

Latest News

Interserve expects waste exit to cost £160m

20 February 2017 - Support services firm Interserve has more than doubled its exceptional provision for the costs and losses it expects from exiting its waste contracts.Read more...

UK seeks advisers for international PPPs

17 February 2017 - The UK government has been hosting market engagement sessions this week in London, Uganda and Myanmar as it seeks to procure in-country technical advisers to support its Cities, Infrastructure and Growth (CIG) programme.Read more...

Unite sells 13 properties

17 February 2017 - Student accommodation developer Unite Students has exchanged contracts for the disposal of 13 properties in a £295m deal.Read more...

Balfour urges PF2 pipeline

16 February 2017 - Contractor Balfour Beatty has published a new paper focused on unlocking the potential of PF2 to deliver a raft of new projects.Read more...

MPs urge Lagoon action

15 February 2017 - Over 100 MPs have signed a letter calling on the government to provide a swift response to the recent Hendry Review, which backed the development of tidal power.Read more...

Amey, Equitix develop smart meters JV

15 February 2017 - Contractor Amey and investor Equitix have established a holding company that looks to target the smart metering market.Read more...


Getting on with things

Six months after Australia's election, it's good to see that the focus remains on infrastructure

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
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
20 October 2016 UK: Chester & Wirral SEP Advertised
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
15 February 2017 UK: Surrey County Council development JV Advertised £1.50bn
6 February 2017 UK: Euston regeneration plan In Planning
25 January 2017 UK: Newport City Homes housing plan Advertised
13 January 2017 UK: Mansfield Stockwell Gate North development Advertised
6 January 2017 UK: TfL South Kensington station development In Planning
Date Project Title Current Status Capital Value
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
22 January 2014 STAFFORDSHIRE HIGHWAYS PARTNERSHIP Preferred Bidder £800.00m
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