As part of the Transforming Infrastructure Performance (TIP) programme, the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) is establishing a benchmarking methodology that aims to support and encourage more consistent benchmarking across infrastructure.
The Government has ambitious plans for infrastructure, with a pipeline of over £600 billion of investment. Yet neither in the UK or abroad, are there consistent ways of benchmarking infrastructure.
The IPA has helped establish DCMS’s 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme that will help the UK be among the leading nations in developing and deploying new capabilities enabled by 5G.
The IPA’s purpose is to support departments to deliver projects and programmes more effectively, however when it comes to Infrastructure Funds, this is an example of where the IPA is delivering a project directly.
If Transforming Infrastructure Performance and other programmes transform the infrastructure sector in the UK, what would that look like?
The G20's ambitious plan to increase standardisation, improve project preparation and increase the quality of data available to investors is one the UK supports and is helping to deliver.
Five departments come together under the IPA’s guidance to work closely on developing a presumption in favour of off-site construction by 2019.
IPA's Chief Executive, Tony Meggs, sets out the organisation's priorities for 2018 including supporting EU Exit, prioritising government projects and implementing the new Transforming Infrastructure Performance (TIP) programme.
A behind the scenes look at how the IPA Strategy and Policy team compile the National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline.