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 8,400 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:

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 […]

Highway Advice – Testimonial

Mon 26 January 2015

Sandersons were recommended to us as highway survey experts and they lived up to their reputation. The 3 surveys conducted on our behalf were carefully planned and executed and reported in a timely fashion. They also worked closely with our architect and planning consultant to deliver an authoritative report to counter objections raised by the […]

Transport Assessment Testimonial

Mon 26 January 2015

Very pleased with the service, attentive as always to changes required, and quick to respond. Edmond Shipway Construction Consultants

Parking Design Testimonial

Wed 21 January 2015

Sanderson’s responded quickly with definitive/concise information, that enabled us to agree the principle of the parking design with the parish and local planning authority. Thank you again for you valuable support. Philip Waind RIBA ACA, Waind Gohil Architects

Headcorn Neighbourhood Plan Group – Testimonial, Assessment of Drainage Network

Mon 19 January 2015

Headcorn Parish council`s Neighbourhood Plan Group needed an independent assessment of their existing village foul water drainage network to evidence and inform their evolving Neighbourhood Plan. Following an initial email and two short telephone calls with principal engineer Ian Ellis, a structured Fee Quote soon followed. The report summary was in plain very understandable English […]

CSW Developments, Highways Statement

Mon 22 December 2014

I’d just like to say Thank you for your professionalism and efficiency for the report I required for the council. To make 1st contact on Thursday and to have everything I needed by Tuesday is a real credit to you and your company. I was recommended to you and will of course recommend you and […]

Malcolm Hollis LLP, Swept Path Analysis Testimonial

Tue 9 December 2014

We use Darren at Sanderson Associates on a regular basis for all our swept path analysis studies. They provide an excellent and efficient service and always deliver on time. We would not hesitate recommending them to clients.

Flood Risk Assessment, Residential Development, London

Mon 10 November 2014

We were very pleased with the work of Sanderson Associates in providing flood risk assessment at Neckinger Mills in Bermondsey. It was a difficult site and the strategy proposed for flood mitigation provided security for the development with the minimum impact on the design. We particularly appreciated prompt, friendly and helpful advice as well as […]

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.



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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 Instruction – Drainage Strategy Report

Thu 29 January 2015

We are pleased to receive an instruction from our client to provide a Drainage Strategy Report for a proposed healthcare development in Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Transport Statement

Thu 29 January 2015

Today, when we were instructed by our client to act as their Highway Engineers we received an instruction from them on a very interesting project to provide a Transport Statement for a proposed healthcare development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Drainage Statement

Thu 29 January 2015

We were today appointed by our client to act as their Drainage Design Consultant to prepare a Drainage Statement for a proposed healthcare development in Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Transport Statement

Thu 29 January 2015

Our client entrusted us with their project and appointed us today to act as their Transport Consultants to prepare a Transport Statement for a proposed healthcare development in West Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Detailed Highway Design Drawings

Thu 29 January 2015

Our Client instructed us today to act as their Highway Consultant to provide Detailed Highway Design Drawings for a proposed retail development in East Sussex.

New Appointment – Transport Statement

Thu 29 January 2015

We appreciate our latest appointment from our client to provide a Transport Statement for a proposed mixed use development in West Sussex.

New Instruction – Drainage Advice

Wed 28 January 2015

Our engineers started work today on a new instruction we received from our client when they appointed us as their Drainage Design Consultant to provide Drainage Advice for a proposed healthcare development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Wed 28 January 2015

We appreciate being appointed by another new client to act as their Highways Planning Consultant to prepare Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed residential development in Manchester.

New Instruction – Transport Assessment

Wed 28 January 2015

We are pleased another new client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide a Transport Assessment for a proposed sports development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Section 278 Highway Design Improvements

Tue 27 January 2015

Today, when we were appointed by our client to act as their Highways Planning Consultant, we received an instruction from them on a very interesting project to carry out Section 278 Highway Design Improvements 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.