Projects and infrastructure

Projects and infrastructure guidance:

The Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) sets out a development consent regime for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs) in the fields of energy, transport,...

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Who can apply? Anyone can make a planning application; the applicant does not need to own the land. Full or outline planning applications Outline planning applications An...

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The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring infrastructure, with the...

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This Practice Note considers the Building Schools for the Future government scheme the current Priority School Building Programme. It also looks at the construction...

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This Practice Note looks at the change protocol (also known as the change mechanism) typically found in the Project Agreement relating to a PFI or PF2 (sometimes referred...

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Introduction Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge levied in respect of development. The legislative basis for CIL is found in Part 11 of the Planning Act 2008...

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This Practice Note examines the Compensation Event and Relief Event regimes under the Project Agreement in relation to a PFI or PF2 project. It looks at the features of...

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The Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) introduced development consent orders (DCOs) for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs). The regime provides for the grant...

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The Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) introduced development consent orders (DCOs) for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs). The regime provides for the grant...

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The Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) introduced development consent orders (DCOs) for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs). The regime provides for the grant...

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The Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) introduced development consent orders (DCOs) for nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs). The regime provides for the grant...

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Introduction There are a large number of statutory provisions which grant compulsory purchase powers for specific purposes to specified bodies, see Compulsory...

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A concession is a form of public private partnership (PPP). It is a long term contractual arrangement between a government (or other public sector body) and a private...

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This Practice Note looks at construction and engineering projects in the defence sector. It provides information about the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) spending and...

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This Practice Note considers the key issues and risks which commonly arise on a major build project for an education provider; covering higher education, further...

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The demand for public infrastructure at a time when public purse strings are tight, coupled with a lack of public sector expertise in delivering complex facilities (such...

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