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A National Mission with Local Impact: Infrastructure Investment Plan for Scotland 2021-22 to 2025-26

The Infrastructure Investment Plan outlines a coherent, and strategic approach to delivering our National Infrastructure Mission. The Plan demonstrates the vital role infrastructure has to play in helping businesses and communities to adapt and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A National Mission with Local Impact: Infrastructure Investment Plan for Scotland 2021-22 to 2025-26
Annex D: Major Projects and Programmes for reporting to Public Audit and Post Legislative Scrutiny Committee

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Annex D: Major Projects and Programmes for reporting to Public Audit and Post Legislative Scrutiny Committee

Figures have been rounded to the nearest million pounds.
Project Name Description Total Estimated Capital Investment Total SG Estimated Capital Investment (2021-22 to 2025-26) Estimated Delivery Timetable Public Sector Procurement Body
Enabling The Transition To Net Zero Emissions And Environmental Sustainability
Decarbonising Transport and Supporting Active Travel
Support for Sustainable and Active Travel  To support investment in active travel infrastructure projects mainly through the Places for Everyone programme. £352m £352m (In addition, £119.5m goes direct to local authorities and together with £31.5m of resource funding makes up the total five year active travel commitment of £502.5m).  2021-22 to 2025-26 Transport Scotland/Sustrans/Local Authorities
Active Freeways High quality arterial active travel providing sustainable transport infrastructure between settlements and major trip attractors. £50m £50m For delivery of projects on the ground in 2025-26. (Scheme design and development during 2021-22 to 2024-25) Transport Scotland
Future Transport Fund – capital to support a range of low and zero carbon investment Grants and investments to support a range of low and zero carbon transport initiatives such as: electric vehicle charging and hydrogen infrastructure; fleet transformation; Innovation and Sector Transition Initiative; Freight Facilities Grant; Strategic Timber Transport Scheme.  £287m £287m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Transport Scotland
Future Transport Fund – Bus Priority Investment  Investment in bus priority infrastructure to tackle the negative impacts of congestion on bus services and raise bus usage. £505m £495m  2020-21 to 2025-26 Transport Scotland
Support for zero-emission bus fleet transition Supports the transition to zero-emission buses and will be co-designed with the Bus Decarbonisation Taskforce. £120m £120m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Transport Scotland
Rail Decarbonisation Action Plan Initial decarbonisation projects electrification of the Glasgow to East Kilbride and Barrhead routes with development work underway on the next parts of the programme. Multi £bn  £550m  (Included within £1.2bn Rail Major Projects Enhancements) 2021-22 to 2025-26 for initial projects. Full programme is around 15 years. Transport Scotland
Decarbonising Heat and Boosting the Energy Efficiency of Buildings
Energy Efficient Scotland (Domestic programmes) Investment in our domestic energy efficiency programmes and support the elimination of poor energy efficiency as a driver of fuel poverty.  £465m £465m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
Social Housing Net Zero Heat Fund (Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme) Fund to accelerate the delivery of energy efficient, low and zero carbon heat provision to social housing. £100m £100m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
Decarbonised Public Estate Programme to support heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency across the public sector estate.  £95m £95m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
Heat in Buildings Investment to support heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency in homes and buildings, community energy, decarbonising islands and energy.  £427m £427m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
Clyde Mission Low Carbon Infrastructure Investment in zero carbon energy infrastructure and heat networks for residential and commercial premises along the river Clyde's path £25m £25m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh – Biomes project The project will transform the current failing estate – home to Scotland's national biodiversity research collections – to a create a world-class facility that will produce climate, economic, wellbeing and environmental benefits, as part of a green economic recovery for Scotland. £70m Total costs over life of project are subject to change as delivery plans are finalised to take account of the complexity of safeguarding the national living plant collection during construction. £58m Ground work is expected to start in autumn 2021. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Decarbonising Industry
Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP) Programme supports the acceleration of projects to develop investment grade business cases and the delivery of low carbon infrastructure projects capable of deploying heat and low carbon infrastructure at scale. This includes the £50m Green Recovery Programme. £405m £405m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
Scottish Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (SIETF) Scottish administered version of IETF for the deployment of energy efficiency or decarbonisation projects for industrial manufacturing processes. Up to £114m depending on size of business to be match-funded. £34m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
Low Carbon Manufacturing Challenge Fund New Challenge Fund that will support Scottish manufacturers' scope to innovate and drive the decarbonisation of industrial and manufacturing sectors. £26m £26m 2022-23 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
Energy Transition Fund This package of investment will support our energy sector and help us make significant progress on energy transition, as we move toward a net zero society by 2045. £60m £27m 2020-21 to 2024-25 Scottish Government
Emerging Energy Technologies Fund (EETF) – including hydrogen and CCS. Support carbon capture and storage (CCS), negative emissions technologies (NETs) and hydrogen development. £180m £180m 2021-22 to 2025-26  Scottish Government
Supporting a Circular Economy
Waste Sector Investment to improve local authority recycling collection infrastructure, accelerate landfill gas capture and improve waste data through electronic waste tracking. £75m £75m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Local authorities
Boosting Resilience and Adaptation
Flood Risk Management Additional spending on flood risk management, in support of enhanced adaptation and climate resilience as part of a green recovery. £150m £150m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government/local authorities
Road Adaptations Fund Trunk Road Minor Improvement Schemes to address the impacts of climate change, improve network efficiency, safety and resilience contributing to a low carbon economy. £60m £60m 2022-23 to 2025-26 Transport Scotland
Investing in our Natural Capital
New planting and forest expansion New planting, forest expansion and increasing tree nursery capacity. £283m £283m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government, Forestry and Land Scotland 
Peatlands Capital investment as part of our 10-year £250m commitment to restore 20,000 ha annually, and 250,000 ha by 2030. £100m £100m 2020-21 to 2022-23 Scottish Government, Peatland Action, NatureScot
Vacant and Derelict Land Investment Programme A programme of investment supporting reuse of vacant and derelict land as part of a fair, green recovery. £50m £50m 2021-26 Scottish Government with local government and other partners.
Driving Inclusive Economic Growth
Creating World Class Digital System
Digital Public Services Programme Increased investment in developing common digital operating platforms and the transformation of key public services. £110m £110m 2022-23 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
eHealth Development of the NearMe digital healthcare service. £25m £25m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government/NHS Boards 
Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) Home Office led Programme that provides a new critical communications platform that replaces the current incumbent system, Airwave. £9bn* (UK-wide) (*Current estimated total cost of programme) £122m Started in 2016, with transition to be completed to the emergency services by 2024-2025. UK Government
Strengthening Connectivity
Reaching 100% programme (R100) The delivery of 100% superfast broadband access across Scotland by the end of 2021.  £600m  £542m Majority of contract build expected to be completed by end of 2023. Scottish Government
A9 Dualling Programme Phased improvements to the existing A9 Perth to Inverness consisting of eleven sections. The first section of the programme, Kincraig to Dalraddy opened to traffic in 2017. The second section, Luncarty to Pass of Birnam is currently in construction. Design work on the remaining nine sections is well advanced. £3bn £328m Preparatory and construction work underway. Construction of first section commenced in 2015. Procurement options being reviewed to bring forward the remainder of programme on completion of statutory procedures. Transport Scotland
A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam The second section of the programme comprising 9.5km of existing single carriageway to be upgraded to dual carriageway, 4km to the north of Perth. £96m (forms part of £3bn programme figure) £18m (forms part of £328m programme figure) Construction commenced in 2018.  Project completion anticipated winter 2021. Transport Scotland
A96 Dual carriageway Phased improvements to the existing A96 from Inverness to Aberdeen (including the Nairn Bypass).  £3bn [46] £20m Timetable to be set following completion of relevant statutory procedures. Transport Scotland
A82 Tarbet to Inverarnan The design, assessment and construction of improvements to the A82 between Tarbet and Inverarnan. £250m-£500m[47]   £136m Timetable to be set following completion of relevant statutory procedures. Transport Scotland
A77 Maybole Bypass The construction of a new off-line bypass approximately 5km in length to the north west of the town of Maybole. £46m £5m Construction commenced in 2019. Project completion anticipated winter 2021. Transport Scotland
A92/A96 Haudagain Junction Improvement Improvements to the A92/A96 Haudagain Roundabout to reduce congestion and improve journey time reliability. £50m £7m Construction commenced in 2019. Project completion anticipated winter 2021. Transport Scotland
A737 Improvements at Beith The design, assessment and construction of improvements to 1.8km of the A737 at Beith. £18m  £10m Timetable to be set following completion of relevant statutory procedures. Transport Scotland
A801 Improvement project The construction of a new 3.2 kms of the A801 at Avon Gorge (crosses the boundary between Falkirk and West Lothian). £44m £22m  The statutory processes are complete. Timescale to be confirmed. Falkirk Council (with Transport Scotland)
STPR – potential pipeline projects  The Phase 1 report, due for publication in early 2021, will set out a range of early deliverables. Key among these are projects to support active travel/public transport and support recovery from COVID. Phase 2 due to report in autumn 2021 will consider the longer term investment priorities to support the National Transport Strategy and Climate Change Plan. £45m £45m Preparatory design and development work associated with the emerging Phase 1 projects including delivery in the latter years. Transport Scotland 
Rail Major Project Enhancements  Funds the Pipeline of Rail Infrastructure projects to enhance Scotland's Railway. This includes projects for delivery of the Rail Decarbonisation Action Plan and the Aberdeen to Central Belt Rail Improvements, estimated to cost £200m, which will improve capacity, performance and journey times. Multi £billion £1.2bn (This figure includes the £550m as noted in the Rail Decarbonisation Action Plan entry) Various projects durations Transport Scotland/Network Rail
Glasgow Subway Modernisation Major modernisation includes a smartcard ticketing system linked to wider integrated ticketing; new rolling stock and signalling; refurbished stations with improved accessibility including replacing escalators. £288m £104m Grant funding contribution to support the SPT delivery timetable through to 2024-25.  Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
CMAL – Two new 100 metre ferries Two new 100-metre ferries. The ferries are being designed to provide a year round service to the Isle of Arran and the Uig Triangle. (Uig – Tarbert – Lochmaddy) £193m – £197m £80m – £84m Construction commenced 2015. Delivery of first vessel by June 2022 and February 2023 for second vessel. Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL)
CMAL – Voted Loans – net vessel investment  Provides for loans to Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) for procurement of vessels. Proposals cover: Islay, Gourock-Dunoon/Kilcreggan, Small Vessel Replacement Programme, Oban-Craignure, Mallaig-Lochboisdale, Northern Isles freighters £281m £281m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd
Piers and Harbours Grants  Provides grants to fund port operators (other than local authorities) for improvement to piers and harbours, particularly to support ferry services to and from Scotland's islands. Includes project such as Ardrossan, Skye Triangle and Gourock Harbour, proposed projects at Lochboisdale, Armadale and Kennacraig, and an Oban Masterplan. £306m £306m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd
Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd Air Traffic Control Services  Programme to address current and future operational and regulatory challenges by modernising air traffic control, improving service resilience and air traffic provision through the introduction of surveillance at six HIAL airfields controlled from a Combined Surveillance Centre – with the aim of safeguarding future connectivity and lifeline services for island and remote communities. £35m £28m Full operational date is estimated to be June 2027. Highlands and Islands Airports
Inclusion and Growth 
City Region and Regional Growth Deal Programme Deals are regionally tailored packages of investment and decision making powers agreed by Scottish Government, the UK Government and local partners.  They are designed to bring about long-term approaches to improving regional economies, harness additional investment, create new jobs, and accelerate inclusive and sustainable economic growth. £5.2bn  SG £1.6bn UKG £1.5bn Regional & other partners £2.2bn £525m  Regional Deals vary in length from 10 to 20 years. Constituent local authorities within each regional Deal.
Additional transport links alongside City Region Deals The design, assessment and construction of Grade Separated Junctions at Laurencekirk, Sheriffhall Roundabout and Longman Roundabout, along with a link road between A9 Inshes Junction and A96 Smithton Junction. £250m – £270m  £68m Aligned to regional deals which vary from 10 to 20 years. Specific project timescales will be set following completion of relevant statutory procedures. Transport Scotland
Stornoway Growth Accelerator The Growth Accelerator payments will help underpin a game-changing infrastructure project which will secure the sustainable future of the Hebrides by building the enabling infrastructure, within the Arnish Low Carbon & Renewables Enterprise Area, to provide the catalyst for significant further economic and environmental development. £35m over 25 years. £23m Initial construction work is then expected to begin in the summer, with a planned opening in May 2023 Marine Scotland
Agricultural Support Programme Agricultural support funding to support legacy payments under EC schemes, a new round of the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS 2021) as well as funding for low carbon activities and agricultural support which is being developed following recommendations from farmer-led groups during 2021.  up to £220m up to £220m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government
National Islands Plan Investment will support delivery of the Scottish Government's National Islands Plan and will support a range of areas, including tourism, infrastructure, innovation, energy transition and skills. £30m £30m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government Local authorities
Boosting Competitiveness 
National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Funding to progress the new National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) with the aim to develop and enhance skills, accelerate innovation and improve productivity. It also supports delivery of the Advancing Manufacturing Challenge Fund to spread the reach and benefits of advanced manufacturing. £75m £47m Until end of 2022-23 Strathclyde University
Cairngorm Mountain Investment in resort to support recovery of tourism sector in Scotland, stabilise operations and enhance visitor experiences. Re-instatement of funicular, including strengthening the structure, building improvements, electrification of snow cannons, existing tow infrastructure, paths and car parking. £21m £10m 2020-21 to 2022-23 Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Building Resilient And Sustainable Places
Better Local Places
Digital Planning  Development of a new, open-access, digital planning system to attract future investment, increase community participation and support place-making in Scotland. £35m £35m 2021-2026 Scottish Government
Land Reform  Capital funding for the Scottish Land Fund (at £8m per year) and costs for building new Register of Controlling Interest in Land (£3m). £43m £43m 2021-2026 Scottish Government
Regeneration and Place  Capital investment in support of Place, community led regeneration, town centres and 20 minute neighbourhoods. Includes the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund. £250m £250m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Scottish Government with local government and other partners 
Clyde Gateway Regeneration Capital Capital in support of Clyde Gateway's 20 year programme of regeneration, attracting other inward investment, and delivering a lasting legacy from the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  £25m £25m 2021-22 to 2025-26 Clyde Gateway partnership.
Suitable, Warm, Affordable Homes 
Affordable Housing Supply Programme  Delivering more affordable and social homes, helping to create great places, and continuing to ensure the right types of homes in the right places to support Local Housing Strategies and regional development priorities. £5.8bn £3.3bn 2021-22 to 2025-26 Local government and Registered Social Landlords
Housing Supply The delivery of support for Help to Buy and First Home Fund £532m £84m 2021-22 Scottish Government
High Quality Social Infrastructure
Aberdeen Baird Family Hospital and ANCHOR Centre A new facility on the Foresterhill Health Campus to support maternity, gynaecology, breast screening and breast surgery services. It will also include a Neonatal Unit (NNU), accommodation for reproductive services, an operating theatre suite, a CMU and research and teaching facilities.  £233m £204m Construction to commence January 2021. 

Operational date for ANCHOR Centre is estimated March 2023 with Baird Family Hospital estimated November 2023.
NHS Grampian
Schedule and Diagnostic Care Centres New Diagnostic and Treatment Centres to allow people to be treated more quickly for planned surgery. Programme will encompass the provision of additional elective capacity across 5 Health Boards (on 6 sites) to cover the all-Scotland requirement out to 2035.  £320m £274m Delivery of all units is expected by end of 2024.

Construction on first project, the Golden Jubilee Hospital Expansion Programme – Phase 1 Ophthalmology project, was completed in October 2020.
National Waiting Times Centre Board

NHS Highland 

NHS Lothian 

NHS Grampian

NHS Tayside
Golden Jubilee Hospital Expansion Programme – Phase 2 Project is the second phase of the Golden Jubilee Foundation Hospital Expansion Programme.

(Project forms part of the Schedule and Diagnostic Care Centres programme)
£81m

(forms part of £320m programme figure)
£62m

(forms part of £274m programme figure)
Enabling work commenced November 2020.

Operational date is estimated for late 2022.
National Waiting Times Centre Board
Highland Elective Care Centre North of Scotland Elective Care in Inverness.

(Project forms part of the Schedule and Diagnostic Care Centres programme)
£41m (forms part of £320m programme figure) £21m (forms part of £274m programme figure) Enabling work commenced November 2020.

Operational date is estimated for late 2022.
NHS Highland
Short Stay Elective Centre Short Stay Elective Centre in St John's Hospital in Livingston.

(Project forms part of the Schedule and Diagnostic Care Centres programme)
£79m

(forms part of £320m programme figure)
£77m

(forms part of £274m programme figure)
Construction estimated to commence mid-2021.

Operational date is estimated for mid-2024.
NHS Lothian
Grampian Elective Care Project Development of Elective Care Facilities in NHS Grampian.

(Project forms part of the Schedule and Diagnostic Care Centres programme)
£52m (forms part of £320m programme figure) £47m (forms part of £274m programme figure) Construction estimated to commence late 2022.

Operational date is estimated for end of March 2024.
NHS Grampian
Tayside Elective Care Centre Project will create an elective care centre on the Perth Royal Infirmary site.

(Project forms part of the Schedule and Diagnostic Care Centres programme)
£35m (forms part of £320m programme figure) £35m (forms part of £274m programme figure) Construction estimated to commence late 2022.

Operational date is estimated for end of 2024.
NHS Tayside
Elective Orthopaedic Centre Reprovision of the elective orthopaedic services at Victoria Hospital, Fife. The build will provide a standalone all-encompassing elective orthopaedic service. £32m (forms part of £320m programme figure) £32m (forms part of £274m programme figure) Construction expected to commence February 2021.

Operational date is estimated for late 2022.
NHS Fife
Barra Health and Social Care Hub Plan to deliver a new integrated health, social care, education and community facilities hub in Castlebay. Health's contribution will be replacing the existing St Brendan's hospital site situated on the outskirts of Castlebay. £18m £17m Construction estimated to commence in early 2022.

Operational date is estimated for late 2024.
NHS Western Isles
Edinburgh Cancer Centre Upgrading the Edinburgh Cancer Centre. £20m £20m Work is already underway and the upgrade is expected to complete in mid-2022. NHS Lothian
National Secure Adolescent Inpatient Service New 12 bedded national secure adolescent inpatient service in Irvine. £10m £10m Operational date is estimated for late 2022. NHS Ayrshire & Arran
Monklands Replacement Project Development by NHS Lanarkshire of an Outline Business Case (OBC) to replace the University Hospital Monklands.

The cost of the hospital and timetable will be confirmed as part of the OBC process.
£5m-£12m £5m-£12m Complete OBC process by mid-2022. NHS Lanarkshire
North East Hub Provision of a new health and social care community hub in Parkhead that will replace 10 different buildings across Glasgow North east area.  £67m £67m Operational date is estimated for March 2024. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Dunfermline Learning Campus (College element) New build college campus in Dunfermline £95m  £90m The project is at the planning stage and is on track to be completed by August 2024. Fife College
Learning Estate Investment Programme Programme will benefit around 50,000 pupils across Scotland.

11 Phase 1 projects announced in September 2019 at gov.scot/LEIP/phase1

25 Phase 2 projects announced in December 2020 at gov.scot/LEIP/phase2

Programme will see more schools that are low emission, digitally enabled and better connected to their local communities.
£2bn  £635m-£705m Programme funding available until the end of next parliamentary term in 2026. Local authorities
HMP Highland Replacement facility to provide a fit-for-purpose community facing prison £98m –£110m £93m – £105m Enabling construction work estimated to commence August 2021.

Operational date is estimated for February 2024.
Scottish Prison Service
HMP Glasgow Replacement facility to provide a fit-for-purpose community facing prison £400m 

This is an initial estimate which will be updated following full business case and procurement
£400m 

This is an initial estimate which will be updated following full business case and procurement
Construction estimated to commence September 2023.

Operational date is estimated for September 2026.
Scottish Prison Service
Transforming Scotland's care of women in custody programme Programme of work to create a new model of custody to transform the care of women in custody. 

Programme involves building facilities in the form of a new National Facility and initially two Community Custody Units (CCU) with the development a gender specific trauma informed approach to managing women in custody.
£98m £57m Construction of Women's National Facility commenced February 2020 and is estimated to be operational May 2022.

Operation of the two CCUs is estimated to be by June 2022.
 
National Facility for Women Offenders Construction of a new national facility, which forms part of the Scottish Government's vision for the management of women in custody.

(Project forms part of the Transforming Scotland's care of women in custody programme)
£74m (forms part of £98m programme figure) £41m (forms part of £57m programme figure) Construction commenced February 2020.

Operational date is estimated for May 2022.

Phase 2 follows occupation of Phase 1 works, with completion of Phase 2 (i.e. all works) by May 2023.
Scottish Prison Service
Dundee Community Custody Unit (CCU) – D  Provision of a Community-based Custodial Unit.

(Project forms part of the Transforming Scotland's care of women in custody programme)
£12m (forms part of £98m programme figure) £7m (forms part of £57m programme figure) Construction commenced November 2020.

Operational date is estimated for April 2022.
Scottish Prison Service
Glasgow Community Custody Unit (CCU) – E Provision of a Community-based Custodial Unit. (Project forms part of the Transforming Scotland's care of women in custody programme) £13m (forms part of £98m programme figure) £9m (forms part of £57m programme figure) Construction commenced October 2020.

Operational date is estimated for June 2022.
Scottish Prison Service
Scottish Water Investment Programme Major investment programme to deliver improvements to customer service, drinking water, the environment, in the 2021-27 period. There will be a focus in investment to support net zero emissions target of 2040 and on replacing aging assets to support service levels. Major investments include water treatment works at Invercannie and Burncrooks; waste water treatment works at Winchburgh; and the Loch Ness regional scheme £3.5bn  £850m 2021-22 to 2026-27 Scottish Water

Contact

Email: InfrastructureInvestmentStrategy@gov.scot