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

To date we are pleased to have been appointed on and completed over 9,800 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 throughout the examined period.

What our Clients’ say:

Swept Path Analysis, New Build House, Testimonial

Wed 15 February 2017

Sandersons were appointed to conduct our swept path analysis study for a modern new build house in London. We found the service personable, attentive and thorough. Further, when confronted by a design problem, they were creative and positively contributed to its resolution. Ben Kirk, Associate, Edgley Design

Transport Statement – Proposed Residential Development, Shipley

Thu 8 December 2016

You were recommended to us for a housing site where you had previous experience of the neighbouring land. Every part of the experience was simple and positive and we have no problem recommending your services and consider you for further works. From us at Lumia Homes part of Incommunities Housing Association we would like to […]

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 […]



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Sanderson Associates delivers experience and knowledge from top to bottom – Managing Director Alison France has over 34 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 – Transport Assessment

Tue 21 February 2017

We appreciate our latest instruction from our client to provide a transport assessment for a proposed educational development in South Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Access Appraisal

Tue 21 February 2017

Our engineers started work today on a new appointment we received from another new client, when they instructed us as their highway planning consultant, to carry out an access appraisal for a proposed residential development in Hampshire.

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis

Tue 21 February 2017

We were today instructed by our client to act as their transport consultant to prepare a swept path analysis for a proposed retail development in Cambridgeshire.

New Appointment – Technical Statement

Tue 21 February 2017

We are pleased to receive an appointment from another new client today to provide a technical statement for a proposed residential access redevelopment in Surrey.

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis

Tue 21 February 2017

Another new client entrusted us with their project and instructed us today to act as their transportation consultant to provide a swept path analysis for a proposed dwelling development in London.

New Appointment – Access Advice

Mon 20 February 2017

Today, when we were appointed by our client to act as their highway consultant, we received an instruction from them on a very interesting project to carry out access advice for a proposed residential development in North Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis

Mon 20 February 2017

We are pleased our client has entrusted us with their scheme today to prepare a swept path analysis for a proposed retail development in Glasgow.

New Appointment – Transport Planning Advice

Mon 20 February 2017

Our Client appointed us today to act as their highways engineer to provide transport planning advice for a proposed residential development type in West Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis

Mon 20 February 2017

We are pleased another new client has entrusted us with their scheme today to carry out a swept path analysis for a proposed retail development in London.

New Appointment – Access Design

Fri 17 February 2017

We appreciate being appointed by our client to act as their highways consultant to prepare an access design 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.