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  • UK Infrastructure
  • Masdar – integrating zero carbon technology in new communities
  • Saline City – defining new opportunities A new economy 3
  • Population growth in the UK – where will everyone live?Population growth inLondon of 17% in next20 years Department of Communities and Local Government
  • Changing nature of UK employment = changing infrastructure need Predominant Industry 1900 1950 1980+ 2000+ Extraction Manufacturing Services Intellectual Services Primary Sector Secondary Sector Tertiary Sector Quaternary Sector(mining, fishing,
 (manufacturing - (insurance, government, (IT, R&D, bio and agriculture) 
 construction, light and tourism, banking, retail, nano, advanced heavy industry) 
 manufacturing consulting, media & entertainment, branding, security)
  • Unemployment in the North 11.6% Housing shortage in the South-EastUnemployment inthe South 6.3%
  • Water Freight High Speed Local Power Communications
  • Existing Thames Barrier 1984
  • Existing Thames Barrier
  • 150% more land protected Existing Thames Barrier New Barrier and Crossing
  • Projected UK air passenger demand to 2030 – ever increasing… 600 Today 500 400UK terminal pasengers (mppa) 300 200 100 0 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015 2020 2025 2030 Time
  • Air Traffic Movements – LHR compared to European Competitors 2010 800,000 How do we catch up? 600,000 26.5% 25.5% Annual Movements (flights) 1.5% 30% 400,000 200,000 0 Heathrow Paris Frankfurt AmsterdamSources: BAA, Fraport, Schiphol Group, ADP, ACI
  • Connections to current major economies – served by Heathrow Top economies based on GDP
  • Trading with growing and emerging markets? Top economies based on GDP Growth economies and emerging markets Ufa Ekaterinburg Novosibirsk Shenyang Nanjing Monterrey Chengdu Guangzhou Guadalajara Porlamar Mallam Aminu Kano JakartaNo direct flights from Heathrow, but direct from European hubs
  • No flights over London 57db Noise Contour Noise from Flight Path
  • 60% passengers arrive/depart by rail – busiest station in Britain
  • London Gateway Container Port Airport Hydropower ArrayThames Barrier Crossing Airport/ Logistics Citywith Hydropower Rail Orbital in tunnel Rail Orbital Airport interchange Thames Estuary Airport
  • ThamesEstuaryAirport
  • New Heathrow – 250,000 people living and working University Commercial Residential Entertainment/Hotel Technology Park Special Economic Zone
  • Projected costOrbital Rail £20bnAirport £20bnBarrier Crossing £6bnInfrastructure upgrade £4bnTotal £50bn