Research and analysis

Future manufacturing: infrastructure

Report on the changing relationship between manufacturing and infrastructure in the UK.



This report provides an overview of the relationship between infrastructure and manufacturing in the UK. It focuses on 4 main areas:

  • the nature of the ‘infrastructure problem’
  • the ways in which manufacturing is dependent on infrastructure
  • the effects of changes in infrastructure technology
  • the implications for public policy

This review was commissioned as part of the Foresight project on the future of manufacturing in the UK.

Published 30 October 2013