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

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

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 9,200 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:

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

Swept Path Analysis

Mon 27 July 2015

We are a small civil engineering consultancy mainly involved in the design of housing developments. We often require swept-path analysis in order to satisfy local councils that their vehicles will be able to access the development. We send our site plans to Darren at Sanderson Associates who always provides a fast, efficient and consistent service. […]

Planning Appeal Rebuttal, Proposed Residential Property

Mon 13 July 2015

 We initially engaged Sanderson’s to carry out a traffic survey to support a planning application. They were recommended by our architect and their quote was very reasonable compared with other survey companies that we approached. Unfortunately, the initial survey was sabotaged when the monitoring tubes were pulled up by an unknown third party. Sanderson’s recommended […]

Flood Risk Assessment, Residential Development

Mon 15 June 2015

Sanderson Associates has provided us with a very professional service, and has always responded extremely quickly and efficiently to our client’s requirements. Laura Elias, Assistant Planner, CBRE Ltd

CPD Seminar Highway Development Control and Flood Risk

Tue 31 March 2015

I would like to thank the Team at Sandersons for providing CPD Seminars on Highway Development Control and Flood Risk to our Chartered Surveyors. The content of each meeting was both relevant and informative and gave useful, practical guidance on each topic. It is clear that Sandersons have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in […]

Speed Survey and Sight Line Calculations

Mon 23 March 2015

From the first time we spoke with one of your associates it was clear that Sanderson’s is a professional organisation. It was only a small project – a traffic survey for visibility splays – but we were made to feel like our custom was important. Everything was done promptly, within budget and with excellent and […]



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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 and Ireland.

Some of our Recent Appointments:

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Fri 27 May 2016

We appreciate being appointed by our client to act as their Highway Consultant to prepare Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed retail development in London.

New Instruction – Access Appraisal Study

Fri 27 May 2016

We are pleased our client has entrusted us with their scheme today to carry out an Access Appraisal Study for a proposed industrial development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Stage 1 and 2 Road Safety Audit

Fri 27 May 2016

We are pleased to receive an appointment from our client today to carry out a Stage 1 and 2 Road Safety Audit for a proposed mixed use development in Merseyside.

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Fri 27 May 2016

Our client entrusted us with their project and instructed us today to act as their Highway Planning Consultants to provide Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed retail development in Durham.

Flood Risk and Drainage Assessment

Fri 27 May 2016

We appreciate our latest appointment from our client to prepare a Flood Risk and Drainage Assessment for a proposed retail development in Cheshire.

New Instruction – Car Park and Drainage Design Drawings

Fri 27 May 2016

We were today instructed by our client to act as their Drainage Design Consultant to prepare Car Park and Drainage Design Drawings for a proposed residential development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Transport Statement

Thu 26 May 2016

Today, when we were appointed by our client to act as their Highways Consultant, we received an instruction from them on a very interesting project to prepare a Transport Statement for a proposed industrial development in West Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Pedestrian Linkage and Lighting Design

Thu 26 May 2016

Our client entrusted us with their project and instructed us today to act as their Highways Engineer to provide a Pedestrian Linkage and Lighting Design for a proposed healthcare development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Flood Risk Assessment

Thu 26 May 2016

Another new client appointed us today to act as their Flood Risk Consultant to carry out a Flood Risk Assessment for a proposed residential development in London.

New Instruction – Technical Statement

Thu 26 May 2016

Another new client instructed us today to act as their Highways Engineer to carry out a Technical Statement for a proposed residential development in Norfolk.



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