A City-Centre HS2 Station for Sheffield?

Volterra has been supporting Sheffield City Council in making the case for a city centre HS2 station. We have examined the benefits of locating the city’s HS2 station at Victoria within the city centre, instead of the site at Meadowhall currently promoted by HS2 Ltd. Our findings suggest that the economic, employment and regeneration benefits […]

Bridget looks at how technology shapes the capital

Bridget Rosewell has recently written an article for TechCity Insider – a publication centring on the people, issues and companies defining the next generation of digital business in and around east London. Bridget’s article concentrates on how technological advances have historically forced change on London and how she believes London needs capacity for opportunities that […]

Paul Buchanan: should we centralise employment growth?

Volterra partner Paul Buchanan recently spoke at an infrastructure seminar in Cardiff organised by the Transport Statistics Users Group. Paul suggested that Cardiff should concentrate in the short term on using planning and other policies to focus its employment growth in the city centre. Research has shown that economies benefit when employment is concentrated in […]

Prospects for Property 2014

Volterra have a long and successful partnership with Strutt & Parker, acting as their exclusive in-house economic and research functions. At their recent annual event ‘Prospects for Property’, Volterra partner Paul Ormerod presented the outlook for the UK Economy and commercial and residential property sectors. Speaking to an audience of over 200 investors and property […]