The post-pandemic workplace and office employment densities in central London

Historically, office employment densities in London have been consistently increasing as more workers have been fit into smaller spaces. It is likely that average office employment densities for prime urban areas reached as high as one full-time equivalent job per 10sqm of office space before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic (hereafter ‘the pandemic’). Ostensibly […]

Learnings from our 2023 work experience programme

Volterra are delighted to have hosted four work experience placements over the past two weeks at our Kennington office. The benefits of work experience placements for students are well documented. Readers won’t be surprised to hear that a good quality placement helps grow the students’ confidence, improves their core skillsets and consolidates their career paths […]

A warm welcome to Andrew and Roberto

Volterra is delighted to announce the arrival of two new economic consultants, Andrew Cuttle and Roberto Vedova. Andrew has previous experience in cost-benefit analysis and developing business cases for large government-funded rail projects. He also has experience as an economist at the UK’s rail regulating body, reviewing operator access charges as part of Network Rail’s […]

How will London grow? The updated 2022 GLA growth forecasts

Over the past twenty years the Greater London Authority (GLA) has produced forecasts of population and employment growth across the capital. These forecasts help us understand how and where the capital is expected to grow or change in future years. The GLA has recently produced an update to their employment forecasts, updating previous projections produced […]

ExCeL London gets green light for expansion

Volterra are delighted to see the expansion of ExCeL London receive planning approval. An additional 25,000sqm of premium event space will be delivered at ExCeL London, increasing overall floorspace at the venue by 25%. This expansion will allow ExCeL London to continue to host the biggest and best events, attracting visitors from all over the […]