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Transforming Infrastructure Performance

Pioneering projects for a greener, innovative and digital future

Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) Chief Executive Officer, Nick Smallwood, discusses the progress that has been made to implement the ‘Transforming Infrastructure Performance: Roadmap to 2030’ policy document, one year on from publication.  It is no secret that the UK …

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, …

Defence Vehicle Demonstration (DVD) 2022: Bringing to life the transformation of the British Army

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Project Delivery Advisor, Lydia Randall, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares her insights from an engaging visit to the Defence Vehicle Demonstration (DVD) 2022 with IPA Chief Executive Officer, Nick Smallwood and IPA Deputy Director of Defence, Martin …

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. 

Benchmarking Capability Tool: Collaboration in Action

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The COVID-19 crisis has already, and will continue to, cause many complex hurdles. Collaboration will be essential to overcoming these hurdles. The Benchmarking Capability Tool is a prime example of the benefits and success that can be driven by cross-industry collaboration.

Time to meet your infrastructure neighbour

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Better integration across sectors will mean that projects can be consistently selected and planned on the basis of their ability to deliver the government’s long-term economic, environmental and social priorities. In order to investigate how we can better work together on this, the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, in collaboration with the Geospatial Commission, hosted a Hackathon in February.