Northern Line Extension gets the green light

Northern Line Volterra, led by Bridget Rosewell, advised on the case for Transport for London’s Northern Line Extension (NLE) to Nine Elms and Battersea. The project was given the go-ahead by the Secretary of State for Transport earlier this month. Bridget was responsible for providing the Economic and Business Case. Her analysis showed that the NLE has the potential to deliver economic benefits worth up to £7.9 billion to the UK Economy, including 25,000 new jobs and 16,000 new homes. Overall the project has a Benefit to Cost Ratio of over 8.1 – representing excellent value for money. Bridget was also called up as an expert witness to provide evidence at the NLE public enquiry last year.

Image: IMGP1515 by Matt Buck under license CC BY 2.0

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Ellie is a partner at Volterra, specialising in the economic impact of developments and proposals, and manages many of the company’s projects on economic impact, regeneration, transport and development.

With thirteen years experience at Volterra delivering high quality projects to clients across the public and private sector, Ellie has expertise in developing methods of estimating economic impact where complex issues exist with regards to deadweight, displacement and additionality.

Ellie has significant experience in estimating the economic impact across all types of property development including residential, leisure, office and mixed use schemes.

Project management of recent high profile schemes include the luxury hotel London Peninsula, Battersea Power Station and the Nova scheme at London Victoria. Ellie has also led studies across the country estimating the economic and regeneration impact of proposed transport investments, including studies on HS2 and Crossrail.

Ellie holds a degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Cambridge.