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Data and digitalisation - powering the UK’s major government projects

Source: Shutterstock In a world of scarce resources, tight deadlines and limited budgets, being as productive and efficient as possible is key to delivering value for citizens - the use of data and digital tools is essential in this.   IPA …

Hinkley Point C (HPC) Site Visit

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Samina Khan, Deputy Director for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and Department for International Trade (DIT) and Project Delivery Advisor, Kate Hall for the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA), share their …

Building the Future - The School Rebuilding Programme Site Visit

Fast Streamer, Chloe Bonnington, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares her insights from an engaging visit to the School Rebuilding Programme with IPA Chief Executive Officer, Nick Smallwood.    What is the School Rebuilding Programme? Announced in 2020, …

The road ahead - a site visit to the A12 and A14 road improvement schemes

Project Delivery Advisor, Dan Samaila, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares his insightful visit to the A12 and A14 road improvement schemes.  Why do we need more roads?  This is a common question in the aftermath of the …

Reflecting on the new Elizabeth line by Alex Milbank

Elizabeth line train

Project Delivery Advisor, Alex Milbank, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares his experience of supporting the Department for Transport (DfT) in their delivery of the Crossrail project and attending an opening event for the Elizabeth line this May …

Government’s Vision: Building Back Better and Transforming Infrastructure Performance

Nick Smallwood, Chief Executive Officer of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, discusses what the newly published National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline and Transforming Infrastructure Performance: Roadmap to 2030 mean for the construction sector and the country's infrastructure.

Building back better, greener, faster: transforming the construction sector

Principle number seven; “be an intelligent client”, concisely sets out the role government has in establishing and encouraging the behaviours that will transform the construction sector and the delivery of our major projects. In line with that ambition, the government published the Construction Playbook this week.