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 9,700 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:

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 […]



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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

Thu 1 December 2016

We are pleased another new client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed retail development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Site Inspection

Thu 1 December 2016

Today, when we were instructed by our client to act as their Highway Engineers, we received an appointment from them on a very interesting project to carry out a site Inspection for a proposed residential development in Derbyshire.

New Instruction – Vehicle Tracking Drawings

Thu 1 December 2016

Another new client entrusted us with their project and appointed us today to act as their Transportation Consultants to provide Vehicle Tracking Drawings for a proposed residential development in Buckinghamshire.

New Appointment – Highway Advice

Thu 1 December 2016

We are pleased another new client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide our Highway Advice for a proposed residential development in Norfolk.

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Thu 1 December 2016

Today, when we were appointed by our client to act as their Highway Consultant we received an appointment from them on a very interesting project to provide Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed retail development in Scotland.

New Appointment – Flood Risk Assessment and Drainage Impact Assessment

Wed 30 November 2016

Our Client appointed us today to act as their Flood Risk Consultant to provide a Flood Risk Assessment for a proposed residential development in Hampshire.

New Appointment – Vehicle Tracking Drawings

Wed 30 November 2016

Our client entrusted us with their project and instructed us today to act as their Highway Planning Consultants for a proposed retail development in South Wales.

New Instruction – Transport Statement

Wed 30 November 2016

We are pleased to receive an appointment from our client today to provide a Transport Statement for a proposed residential development Kent.

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Wed 30 November 2016

Today, when we were instructed by our client to act as their Transport Consultant, we received an appointment from them on a very interesting project to provide Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed retail development in Scotland.

New Instruction – Travel Plan

Tue 29 November 2016

Our client entrusted us with their project and appointed us today to act as their Highway Engineer to provide a Travel Plan for a proposed leisure development in Somerset.



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