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

Over 8,800 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:

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 […]

Transport Assessment and Travel Plan Proposed Business Park

Mon 23 March 2015

Our thanks for your prompt and efficient service with this project. Philip Oakley, Commercial Property Services

Highways Advice and Swept Path Analysis – Wigan Fire & Ambulance Station

Thu 12 March 2015

Thanks again for the work you have done for us in relation to the provision of highways advice and swept path analysis on the Wigan Fire & Ambulance Station project. Your expertise and quick service have enabled us to deliver projects for our Clients with confidence and clarity. We place great importance on the quality […]

Swept Path Analysis, Commercial Factory Relocation

Tue 10 February 2015

Keir Architecture Ltd having commissioned Sanderson Associates to provided Swept Path Analysis on a factory relocation project, received a very swift and professional service, with clear and informative drawings being produced to a very pleasing time scale… We would highly recommend Sandersons to our Associates and Client Base… Kier Taylor , Director, Kier Architecture Ltd

Flood Risk Assessment, Testimonial, Residential Property

Mon 9 February 2015

I would just like to say that the service I received was professional and prompt and I would have no hesitation in using Sanderson Associates again. Thank you for all your help. – Balbinder Heer, Planning Consultant

Complex Residential Access Proposal and Transport Assessment, Testimonial

Wed 28 January 2015

Sanderson Associates advised on a complex access proposal involving various existing accesses and multiple landowners for us. Through their detailed negotiations with the Council, Transport Assessment produced and submitted, they were able to successfully design and negotiate a combined access design to facilitate access to potential development land whilst providing a single improved access point […]



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Sanderson Associates delivers experience and knowledge from top to bottom – Managing Director Alison France has over 32 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 – Feasibility Advice

Fri 31 July 2015

We are pleased another new client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide our feasibility advice for a proposed residential development in North Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Detailed Car Park Design Drawings

Fri 31 July 2015

We appreciate being instructed by another new client to act as their highway planning consultants to prepare detailed car park design drawings for a proposed healthcare development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Flood Risk Assessment

Fri 31 July 2015

We were today appointed by another new client to act as their flood risk consultants to carry out a flood risk assessment for a proposed residential development in Kent.

New Instruction – Access and Car Park Level Drawings

Fri 31 July 2015

We appreciate our latest instruction from our client to prepare access and car park level drawings for a proposed mixed use development in Merseyside.

New Appointment – Detailed Highway Design Drawings

Thu 30 July 2015

Our engineers started work today on a new appointment we received from our client, when they instructed us as their highways planning consultant, to provide detailed highway designs drawings for a proposed mixed use development in East Riding of Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Highways Advice on Cycle Lanes

Wed 29 July 2015

Today, when we were instructed by another new client to act as their Transport Consultant, we received an appointment from them on a very interesting project to provide our highways advice on cycle lanes for a proposed residential development in Cambridgeshire.

New Appointment – Transport Statement

Wed 29 July 2015

We were today appointed by another new client to act as their Highway Engineer to prepare a highway transport statement for a proposed residential development in North Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Flood Risk Assessment

Wed 29 July 2015

Our client entrusted us with their project and instructed us today to act as their Flood Risk Consultant to carry out a Flood Risk Assessment for a proposed residential development in North Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Transport Statement

Tue 28 July 2015

We are pleased to receive an appointment from another new client today to prepare a Transport Statement for a proposed residential development in North Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Site Access Advice

Tue 28 July 2015

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



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