The best way to bolster the UK’s negotiating position in Brexit is to have a strong and growing economy. The construction industry needs pull together to show the government how it can help that to happen
The construction and development industries have a special part to play in the government’s industrial strategy. We have to optimise how we approach infrastructure and asset-use to make sure it is a success
Highways England is about to embark on a massive road investment programme, RIS2, for 2020-25. Agnieszka Krzyzaniak and Nora Taylor of Arcadis explore how it will go about delivering the programme efficiently while aiming to minimise environmental impact and increasing its focus on road user experience
Caroline Pidgeon knows Crossrail inside out after scrutinising the project for a decade and grilling its key players for London’s transport committee. She speaks to Jordan Marshall about exactly what has gone wrong, why the delay is so frustrating and lessons to be learned
Crossrail, Hinkley Point and HS2 would all make great subjects for a soap opera – and there are more cliffhangers to come. Then there’s the Westminster saga, with its “season finale” election next month. Jordan Marshall asks what this means for future infrastructure work and the companies that bid for ...
Already a year behind schedule and with no end in sight, Crossrail is burning £30m a week in cash as it struggles to reach completion – but as yet, no one can say when that might be. Why is the trans-London line causing such pain?
As Crossrail’s opening date is pushed further and further into the future and costs spiral over budget, Joey Gardiner asks why the biggest construction project in Europe has swerved so far off track and how this could impact the rest of the industry