Growth fund success, renewable energy moves and Higgins on HS2 – all in Infrastructure Intelligence magazine

Launch Issue cover

The first issue of Infrastructure Intelligence magazine this month contained fresh stories to be read on paper or the digital magazine. Take your pick from:

Doncaster’s success in winning funding for a new road from the regional growth fund can help other authorities.

“We think we are showing that local authorities can play a successful role in leading delivery of major projects” – Nigel Morley, Mott MacDonald.

“If you can create the demand with what you can afford, unlock the development and then move on to the next stage” – Neil Firth, Doncaster Council

Find out more here

Power players of the West 

Hinkley C, Swansea Barrage and Kepler Energy’s tidal fence would make the Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel a showcase for low carbon energy production.

Read more here

HS2 – David Higgins interview in full.

Q: Could a change in Government set the project back?

A: “The whole point was that there was bipartisan support so I hope not. The next step is getting the capability of the organisation up and then in the autumn there will be a second report detailing what we have done since the first progress report and setting out plans for the second phase.”

Read it in full here



The monthly Infrastructure Intelligence magazine is available as a free digital magazine and subscription paper version. If you would like to recieve a paper copy of the magazine each month email your name and home address to editor Antony Oliver. Subscription cost is £80 a year.

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