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 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 9,100 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:

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 […]

Residential Development and Agricultural Access

Wed 16 September 2015

In my work as a planning consultant, I have come across a number of intransigent highway officers. Engaging Sandersons has allowed me to overcome these problems and secure planning consent for some difficult sites. They offer efficient and professional service which I can thoroughly recommend. Adrian Rose, Rose Consulting

Swept Path Analysis – Residential Development

Wed 5 August 2015

 Many thanks for the final swept path analysis drawings. Can I also say that its been a pleasure, and we will definitely use your services again on future projects. Richard On behalf of C E Gilbert & Son Developments Ltd

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 […]



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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 and Ireland.

Some of our Recent Appointments:

New Appointment – Transport Assessment and Travel Plan

Thu 11 February 2016

We appreciate being appointed by our client to act as their Highways Consultant to prepare a Transport Assessment and Travel Plan for a proposed residential development in Greater Manchester.

New Instruction – Highways Advice

Thu 11 February 2016

We are pleased our client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide our Highways Advice for a proposed residential development in Hampshire.

New Appointment – Transport Assessment and Travel Plan

Wed 10 February 2016

Today, when we were appointed by our client to act as their Highway Planning Consultants, we received an instruction from them on a very interesting project to provide a Transport Assessment and Travel Plan for a proposed residential development in Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Highways Assessment

Wed 10 February 2016

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

New Appointment – Detailed Highway Design Drawings

Wed 10 February 2016

We are pleased to receive an appointment from our client today to provide Detailed Highway Design Drawings for a proposed mixed use development in South Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Drainage Design Drawings

Tue 9 February 2016

We were today instructed by another new client to act as their Drainage Design Consultant to prepare Drainage Design Drawings for a proposed residential development in West Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Transport Assessment

Tue 9 February 2016

Our engineers started work today on a new appointment we received from our client, when they instructed us as their Highway Engineer, to provide a Transport Assessment for a proposed mixed use development in South Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Detailed Highway Design Drawings

Tue 9 February 2016

We appreciate our latest instruction from our client to prepare Detailed Highway Design Drawings for a proposed mixed use development in South Yorkshire.

New Appointment – Highways Advice

Mon 8 February 2016

Our Client appointed us today to act as their Highway Consultants to provide our Highways Advice for a proposed mixed use development in Lancashire.

New Instruction – Drainage Design Drawings

Mon 8 February 2016

We appreciate being instructed by our client to act as their Drainage Design Consultant to prepare Drainage Design Drawings for a proposed mixed use development in Manchester.



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