Sanderson Associates Highways, Traffic, Transportation and Water Consulting Engineers

Welcome to Sanderson Associates

Sanderson Associates (Consulting Engineers) Limited are a specialist firm of Highways, Traffic, Transportation and Water Consulting Engineers.

Sanderson Associates was founded in January 1987 at a small office located in Holmfirth. The business grew rapidly and expanded into premises at Scissett, Huddersfield and thereafter to larger premises at Waterloo, also in Huddersfield.

In April 2006 our Head Office relocated to bespoke new premises at Grange Moor, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Situated in close proximity to the M1 and M62, there are over 25 specialised staff based at our office.

Sanderson Associates have enjoyed 29 years in business delivering experienced advice, and during that time have worked on well over 9,700 schemes for Clients in both the Private and Public Sectors.

In June 2016 we became part of the Multi-Disciplinary Fairhurst Engineering Consultancy who employ over 500 staff.

In addition to our Planning, Detailed Design and Construction services Fairhurst can extend support by providing Geo/Environmental, Civil and Structural Engineering, Landscape Architecture and Planning Support from its network of offices located throughout the UK.

Sanderson Associates Mission Statement:

'To be market leader in the Highway, Traffic, Transportation and Water Engineering professions.'

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What our Clients' say:

Transport Statement, Proposed Residential Development, 6 Detached Dwellings

Wed 23 November 2016

Mr Greenwood is a highway wizard and worked his magic on the Hardingham scheme, without Sandersons input I am confident this scheme would have not passed… Henry Isotta-Day – Architectural Design Engineer, Clayland Architects

Flood Risk Assessment, Proposed Residential Development, Cobham, Surrey

Fri 28 October 2016

We were very pleased with the service received and the positive outcome for our client, and would not hesitate to recommend for flood risk assessments. Thanks very much for helping us with this project. Malcolm Jenkins, Architect, Malcom Jenkins Associates

Technical Letter in Support of Residential Development

Thu 28 July 2016

Recently worked with Robert in order to turn round a planning application which was being recommended for refusal due to Highways objections at the eleventh hour. On this one we had to really think out of the box quickly to mitigate the concerns. Robert was instrumental in coming up with options and innovative ideas and […]

Stage 3 Road Safety Audit

Mon 25 July 2016

The service provided was professional direct to the point and alternatives were provided on discussion of the reports requirements, a user friendly service in every way to a legacy job with very little background information. Thank you Steven Johnston – Keepmoat Regeneration Ltd

Flood Risk Assessment, Proposed Residential Development.

Fri 8 July 2016

Thank you for your assistance on the Flood Risk assessment in relation to our works being carried out at the house. I would like to add that I only called yesterday seeking advice on a flood risk assessment not knowing what it entails and you have acted extremely quickly. You listened and gave valuable, honest […]

Highways Advice, Proposed Residential Development, Micklepage Paddock

Wed 29 June 2016

I would just like to reiterate my thanks, together with those of my clients, for all the work that you did in assisting to obtain planning permission for the above project. Highways had always indicated that being able to provide adequate sight lines onto the main road would be a major factor in determining this […]

Advice on Site Drainage

Wed 22 June 2016

We consulted Sanderson Associates with regard to a surface water drainage design issue that we had recently. They were prompt in their response to us and were able to cut right through to the heart of the problem and provide advice that was direct and uncomplicated. The information provided satisfied the requirements of the local […]

Highway Advice – Testimonial

Mon 9 May 2016

Bob came to the island as an, ‘expert witness’, in a Planning Appeal, for a sizeable property build, essentially covering the Highway issues. After meeting Bob the day before the Appeal, it was abundantly clear this chap, ‘knew his stuff’. His consummate professionalism, experience and knowledge came though at the Hearing, contributing to the process […]

Transport Report in Opposition to Proposed Large Scale Housing

Tue 5 April 2016

We commissioned a Transport Report from Sanderson’s in opposition to a proposed large scale housing development near us. Ian Ladbrooke provided professional expertise in identifying the transport issues and the flaws in the developer’s transport assessment. His input proved invaluable and ultimately the application was refused on transport grounds. The report was delivered on time […]

Swept Path Analysis, Proposed Extension to Industrial Development

Mon 7 December 2015

As an independent property developer I was asked for a swept path analysis to aid my planning application. I googled and found Sanderson Associates, never had I heard of them before. I have to say from the start they were extremely professional and very prompt. I asked for many amendments on my analysis at the […]

Some of our Recent Appointments:

New Instruction – Vehicle Tracking Drawings

Fri 9 December 2016

We appreciate being appointed by our client to act as their Highway Consultant to provide Vehicle Tracking Drawings for a proposed residential development in London.

New Instruction – Traffic Observations

Fri 9 December 2016

Our client appointed us today to act as their Highway Planning Consultant to carry out Traffic Observations for a proposed retail development in Lancashire.

New Appointment – Flood Risk Assessment

Fri 9 December 2016

We appreciate being instructed by our client to act as their Flood Risk Assessment to provide a Flood Risk Assessment for a proposed residential development in Surrey.

New Instruction – Travel Plan

Fri 9 December 2016

Our client entrusted us with their project and appointed us today to act as their Transportation Consultant to provide a Travel Plan for a proposed residential development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Stage 1 and 2 Road Safety Audit

Thu 8 December 2016

We are pleased to receive an instruction from our client today to provide a Stage 1 and 2 Road Safety Audit for a proposed residential development in West Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Vehicle Tracking Drawings

Thu 8 December 2016

We appreciate being appointed by our client to act as their Highway Engineer to provide Vehicle Tracking Drawings for a proposed retail development in Humberside.

New Appointment – Transport Statement

Thu 8 December 2016

We are pleased our client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide a Transport Statement for a proposed residential development in Buckinghamshire.

New Instruction – Drainage Impact Assessment

Thu 8 December 2016

We were today appointed by our client to act as their Drainage Design Consultant to provide a Drainage Impact Assessment for a proposed residential development in Buckinghamshire.

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Wed 7 December 2016

Our engineers started work today on a new instruction we received from our client when they instructed us as their Transport Consultants to provide Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed retail development in West Yorkshire

New Instruction – Technical Report

Wed 7 December 2016

We appreciate our latest appointment from our client to provide a Technical Report for a proposed residential development in North Yorkshire.