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 …
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, …
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 …
With COP26 fresh in our minds, it has never been clearer that we need to build and maintain infrastructure that is sustainable, resilient and high quality in order to deliver the outcomes that we need for people and nature. Against this backdrop, this month a small team from the IPA visited The Forge which aims to be the first net zero carbon commercial building.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.