Sanderson Associates Highways, Traffic, Transportation and Water Consulting Engineers

About Sanderson Associates

Sanderson Associates (Consulting Engineers) Limited are part of the multidisciplinary Fairhurst engineering consultancy, providing specialist Highways, Traffic, Transportation and Water Engineering consultancy services to a broad range of domestic and large commercial clients.

Sanderson Associates best value, objective, experienced, quality solutions for all your highway, traffic, transportation and water engineering needs.

Supporting you through ALL aspects of access planning to deliver cost effective solutions to satisfy the planning requirements.

From initial view on site to planning appeals and site supervision during Highway construction works, Sanderson Associates deliver objective, bespoke advice to ensure best value for money solutions.

  • Highway planning application advice
  • Transport Assessments
  • Sustainable transport schemes
  • Road & Sewer design
  • Flood Risk Assessments

Whilst our parent company, Fairhurst, can extend support through planning, detailed design and construction with Geo/Environmental, Civil and Structural Engineering, Landscape Architecture and Planning support from its network of UK offices employing over 500 staff.

Sanderson Associates have enjoyed over 29 Years in business delivering experience and tailored advice to your needs.

To date we are pleased to have been appointed on and completed over 9,500 of our client's schemes.

Following a recent internal audit we are delighted to report a success rate for our clients of 99.24% for all projects that we have worked on from January 2013 through to and including December 2014.


What our Clients' say:

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 […]

Residential Development and Agricultural Access

Wed 16 September 2015

In my work as a planning consultant, I have come across a number of intransigent highway officers. Engaging Sandersons has allowed me to overcome these problems and secure planning consent for some difficult sites. They offer efficient and professional service which I can thoroughly recommend. Adrian Rose, Rose Consulting

Swept Path Analysis – Residential Development

Wed 5 August 2015

 Many thanks for the final swept path analysis drawings. Can I also say that its been a pleasure, and we will definitely use your services again on future projects. Richard On behalf of C E Gilbert & Son Developments Ltd

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Sanderson Associates delivers experience and knowledge from top to bottom – Managing Director Alison France has over 33 years' experience in the industry, supported by 25 committed technical and support staff all with specialist knowledge to provide you with the knowledge and experience to manage your requirements through the planning process.

Our experienced staff are from Local Government, Traffic Management, Water Management, Transportation Planning and Delivery ALL providing you with the best value advice and planning delivery whatever your scheme in the UK, Isle of Man or Ireland.


Some of our Recent Appointments:

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Tue 23 August 2016

We appreciate being appointed by our client to act as their Transportation Consultant to provide a retail development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Condition Survey Report

Mon 22 August 2016

We are pleased our client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide a condition survey report for a proposed residential development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Mon 22 August 2016

We appreciate our latest instruction from our client to provide swept path analysis drawings for a proposed retail development in Berkshire.

New Instruction – Flood Risk Assessment

Fri 19 August 2016

Our engineers started work today on a new appointment we received from our client when they instructed us as their Flood Risk Consultants to provide a Flood Risk Assessment for a proposed residential development in Essex

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Fri 19 August 2016

We are pleased to receive an appointment from our client today to provide Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed retail development in West Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Transport Statement

Thu 18 August 2016

Our Client appointed us today to act as their Highway Consultant to provide a Transport Statement for a proposed retail development in Cheshire.

Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Thu 18 August 2016

Today, when we were instructed by our client to act as their Highway Engineers, we received an instruction from them on a very interesting project to provide Swept Path Analysis drawings for a proposed retail development in Chelmsford.

New Appointment – Highway Detailed Design Drawings

Wed 17 August 2016

We appreciate being instructed by our client to act as their Highway Planning Consultant to provide highway detailed design drawings for a proposed retail development in Merseyside.

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Tue 16 August 2016

New Appointment – Transport Assessment and Travel Plan

Tue 16 August 2016

We are pleased to receive an instruction from our client today to provide a Transport Assessment and Travel plan for a proposed residential development in West Yorkshire.

Sanderson Associates best value, objective, experienced, quality solutions for all your highway, traffic, transportation and water engineering needs.

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Sanderson Associates offer you complete highway planning, transportation and flood risk solutions, delivering for you and your scheme – To discuss your requirements please contact us directly on 01924 844080, e-mail us at mail@sandersonassociates.co.uk or use our secure online request a fee proposal form.