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 27 Years in business delivering experience and tailored advice to your needs.

Over 8,300 client schemes, with over 96% of our clients returning to us with further work on subsequent schemes. Following a recent internal audit of all projects we worked on from January 2010 through to and including December 2012 we were pleased to note a success rate for our Clients 98.52%

What our Clients’ say:

RW & CW Looker – Swept Path Analysis Testimonial

Fri 10 October 2014

When we required a swept path analysis for our project, Sanderson Associates were prompt, practical and helpful in providing it.

Webster Associates – Residential Development, Testimonial

Fri 10 October 2014

The independent and impartial report that Bob and his colleagues at Sanderson Associates very quickly produced, was without doubt the catalyst that changed the planning committee’s stance from “mindful to recommend refusal”, to granting planning permission. Bob’s timely intervention certainly negated the need for a costly planning appeal.

Residential Development, Public Consultation, Transport Assessment and Travel Plan

Mon 8 September 2014

Sanderson Associates has recently assisted Barratt David Wilson Homes in securing outline planning permission for a residential development of 96 units on land at Grange Road, Golcar, Huddersfield. Sanderson’s participated in a Public Consultation event and subsequently provided a Transport Assessment and Travel Plan in support of the proposals. Planning permission has recently been granted(…)

Simon Rogers, Transport Assessment, Residential Development

Tue 19 August 2014

Sanderson Associates provided a Transport Statement for me as part of a residential planning application. Planning permission was granted and I am sure that the diligence, attention to detail and comprehensive statement delivered by Sanderson Associates was pivotal in the success of the application.

Dave King, Developer, Flood Risk Assessment, 76 Unit Development

Tue 12 August 2014

I recently required a Flood Risk Assessment to accompany my planning application for 76 units in Prestwood, but unfortunately I had overlooked this requirement and as such I needed it fast. Sandersons had previously been very efficient in providing my transport statement for the site, so I contacted them and explained the urgency of the(…)

Thomas Booker, Developer, Swept Path Analysis

Thu 31 July 2014

I contacted Darren at Sanderson Associates to provide vehicle swept path analysis for a social housing re-landscaping scheme. Darren was able to respond immediately to my requirements, and produced clear simple advice, and further support to fluidly progress my project all for a basic fee – fantastic!

Steve Wright, Architect, Flood Risk Assessment – Residential

Thu 5 June 2014

Just a note to thank you for your prompt and efficient service providing the Flood Risk Assessment. It is the second time I have used your company for the provision of an FRA to be included within a Planning Application. I can say that your company, and yourself on this occasion, have been very professional(…)

Charles Looker, Farming Business, Swept Path Analysis

Tue 25 March 2014

When we required a swept path analysis for our project, Sanderson Associates were prompt, practical and helpful in providing it.

Janet Armitage, Tourism Business, Transport Statement

Fri 14 February 2014

We are a small farming and tourism business, who have used Sanderson Associates on several projects. In each case we have found them to be efficient, pleasant and very helpful, always prepared to go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.

Gareth King, Architect, Pozzoni LLP, Flood Risk Assessment – National Water Sports Centre

Wed 5 February 2014

Sanderson Associates were appointed to assist with the discussions and objections we were having with the Environment Agency for various planning applications at the National Water Sports Centre. Sanderson Associates produced detailed Flood Risk Assessments and liaised with various departments of the Environment Agency to overcome the difficulties we were facing at this flood prone(…)



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Sanderson Associates delivers experience and knowledge from top to bottom – Managing Director Alison France has over 31 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 Instruction – Detailed Highway Design Drawings

Fri 24 October 2014

We were today instructed by our new client to act as their Transport Consultants to carry out Detailed Highway Design Drawings for a proposed energy production development in Merseyside.

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Fri 24 October 2014

Our engineers started work today on a new appointment we received from our new client, when they instructed us as their Transportation Consultant to carry out Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed retail development in West Midlands.

New Instruction – Flood Risk Assessment

Thu 23 October 2014

Our new client instructed us today to act as their Flood Risk Consultants to carry out a Flood Risk Assessment for a proposed residential development in Derbyshire.

New Appointment – Highways Advice

Thu 23 October 2014

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

New Instruction – Flood Risk Assessment

Wed 22 October 2014

We were today instructed by another new client to act as their Flood Risk Consultant to carry out a Flood Risk Assessment for a proposed educational development in Lancashire.

New Appointment – Highways Advice

Wed 22 October 2014

We are pleased to receive an appointment from our client today to provide our Highways Advice for a proposed healthcare development in West Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Detailed Highway Design Drawings

Wed 22 October 2014

Our client instructed us today to act as their Highway Consultant to prepare Detailed Highway Design Drawings for a proposed mixed use development in Gloucestershire.

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Tue 21 October 2014

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

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Tue 21 October 2014

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

New Appointment – Transport Assessment

Tue 21 October 2014

Our engineers started work today on a new instruction we received from our client, when they appointed us as their Highway Consultants to provide a Transport Assessment for a proposed retail development in Durham.



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