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

Over 8,100 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:

Steve Wright, Architect, Flood Risk Assessment – Residential

Thu 5 June 2014

Just a note to thank you for your prompt and efficient service providing the Flood Risk Assessment. It is the second time I have used your company for the provision of an FRA to be included within a Planning Application. I can say that your company, and yourself on this occasion, have been very professional(…)

Charles Looker, Farming Business, Swept Path Analysis

Tue 25 March 2014

When we required a swept path analysis for our project, Sanderson Associates were prompt, practical and helpful in providing it.

Janet Armitage, Tourism Business, Transport Statement

Fri 14 February 2014

We are a small farming and tourism business, who have used Sanderson Associates on several projects. In each case we have found them to be efficient, pleasant and very helpful, always prepared to go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.

Gareth King, Architect, Pozzoni LLP, Flood Risk Assessment – National Water Sports Centre

Wed 5 February 2014

Sanderson Associates were appointed to assist with the discussions and objections we were having with the Environment Agency for various planning applications at the National Water Sports Centre. Sanderson Associates produced detailed Flood Risk Assessments and liaised with various departments of the Environment Agency to overcome the difficulties we were facing at this flood prone(…)

Stewart Rowe, Principal, The Planning & Design Bureau Ltd

Tue 28 January 2014

Sanderson Associates were instructed late in the day to produce a Flood Risk Assessment to accompany an existing planning application for residential redevelopment (46 units) of green field land in Essex. This required the modelling of flood events along a Main River and the need to demonstrate that the risk to life and property had(…)

Andrew Bellas, Developer, Siddalls Property Ltd, Flood Risk Assessment, Industrial Development

Wed 11 December 2013

Thanks for your help and professionalism in preparing the FRA to support this project. Your tact and tenacity, when dealing with the local authority, paid off. Great service.

Ray Forsyth (Architect), Flood Risk Assessment, Retail Development

Thu 21 November 2013

On time, Within Budget, Good staff liaison, a job well done.

Alison Eckersley, Private Individual, Planning Appeal Proposed Residential Development

Wed 23 October 2013

Robert Greenwood and his team guided us through a Planning Inspectorate Appeal. Robert’s calm and focused attitude was exactly what was needed and the resulting report won our Appeal on all points. All communications were dealt with promptly, we felt there was a real interest in the job in hand from the firm. We would(…)

Kerry Taylor, Kerry Taylor Auctions – Flood Risk Assessment

Fri 18 October 2013

Sanderson Associates were efficient, great value for money (especially compared to some of the London firms) and really nice people to deal with. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.

Andrew Watt MRICS, MAZE Planning Solutions – Flood Risk Assessment

Wed 11 September 2013

An efficient and responsive service that ensured submission of a robust Flood Risk Assessment which quickly secured Environment Agency support and holds the key to retrospective approval of development that forms an important part of an established hotel business.



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Sanderson Associates delivers experience and knowledge from top to bottom – Managing Director Alison France has over 31 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 – Highways Advice

Mon 28 July 2014

We appreciate our latest appointment from our Client to prepare our Highways Advice for a proposed Mixed Use Development in Lancashire.

New Appointment – Transport Assessment

Mon 28 July 2014

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 a Transport Assessment for a proposed Residential Development in London.

New Instruction – Highways Advice

Fri 25 July 2014

We were today instructed by our Client to act as their Highway Consultants to provide our Highways Advice for a proposed Mixed Use Development in Manchester.

New Appointment – Stage 1 Road Safety Audit

Fri 25 July 2014

We are pleased another new Client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide a Stage 1 Road Safety Audit for a proposed Residential Development in West Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Detailed Highway Design Drawings

Fri 25 July 2014

We appreciate being instructed by our Client to act as their Transport Consultant to provide Detailed Highway Design Drawings for a proposed Mixed Use Development in Manchester.

New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Fri 25 July 2014

We are pleased another new Client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed Retail Food Development in Lancashire.

New Appointment – Highway Statement

Thu 24 July 2014

Our Engineers started work today on a new appointment we received from another new Client, when they instructed us as their Highway Engineers to provide a Highway Statement for a proposed Residential Development in London.

New Instruction – Detailed Highway Design Drawings

Wed 23 July 2014

We are pleased to receive an instruction from our Client today to provide Detailed Highway Design Drawings for a proposed Mixed Use Development in Greater Manchester.

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawings

Wed 23 July 2014

We appreciate our latest appointment from our Client to carry out Swept Path Analysis Drawings for a proposed Residential Development in London.

New Instruction – Flood Risk Assessment

Tue 22 July 2014

Our Client instructed us today to act as their Highways Engineers to provide a Flood Risk Assessment for a proposed Residential Development in Greater Manchester.



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