The Prospects for property in 2015

Strutt & Parker and Volterra Partners held their annual conference, Prospects for Property, on Wednesday 28th January 2015 at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, London. Nearly 300 property developers and fund managers attended.  The research presented at the event gave a view on the outlook for the UK economy, macro property view and individual […]

Volterra make the economic case for a new garden suburb in Northumberland


Volterra recently assisted property developer Lugano in assessing the economic case of a new housing development on green belt land at Birney Hill Farm in Northumberland. The plans are for a garden suburb type development of 280 houses set within farmland and allocating 17.9 hectares to on-site public space. The proposal was initially rejected by […]

Volterra reviews TfL’s Economic Appraisal Guidance

The Volterra team recently undertook a review of the transport appraisal guidance used by Transport for London (TfL). The review focused on improving the current Business Case Development Manual, which is used by TfL to determine if a new transport scheme should be given funding. We were able to give insights across a range of […]