Yesterday the Government published an update to the National Planning Policy Framework incorporating a range of measures which will improve communities’ infrastructure, champion neighbourhood design and support walking and cycling to boost health and wellbeing. Further details are set out within the following Press Release: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/vision-for-building-beautiful-places-set-out-at-landmark-design-event
Water Drainage Matters
Sanderson’s have assisted with planning documents for a high quality BMW & MINI dealership located at a new state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility in Handforth, Cheshire. A difficult planning process ended successfully with planning permission granted in June 2019. Sanderson’s input comprised the development Transport Assessment, Travel Plan and Flood Risk Assessment / Drainage Impact Assessment. The […]
Peter Maurice Technical Director for Sanderson Associates (Consulting Engineers) Ltd of Huddersfield is pleased to see a gentle increase in the number of clients requesting help in the preparation of applications for submission to the SuDS Approval Bodies (SAB) in Welsh local councils. Peter said ‘Over the last couple of months we have received interest […]
Sanderson Associates are pleased to have been involved with the Edge Lane Retail Development, Liverpool, on a Highways and Drainage aspects, to be known as the “Liverpool Shopping Park” which has now commenced the construction phase. We are both very pleased and exceptionally proud to have been involved with the Edge Lane re-development scheme over […]
Members of our engineering teams last week attended a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminar delivered at our offices in Grange Moor by Karl Hall of Hydro International. The seminar provided our team members with useful, informative and updated information on Hydro Internationals products relating Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDs) and Drainage. The Seminar was very […]
A rather unusual but welcome commission this week, we usually design large attenuation ponds for SuDs schemes. This week, it’s a garden pond with an overflow within an exclusive housing development on the outskirts of Leeds to cure a flooding problem within the garden.
The introduction of the National Planning Policy Framework in March 2012 supersedes current Planning Policy Guidance and Planning Policy Statements. Some of these are retained for a transitional period only, once the Transport Guidance Notes have been published all of our websites will be updated accordingly. For further information on the National Planning Policy Framework […]
The new draft of the National Planning Policy Framework to be published later is expected to cut down the current 1,000 pages of planning regulation to just 50. The plans, which centre on a “presumption in favour of sustainable development”, have been opposed amid fears they would lead to a return to urban sprawl. Ahead […]
We are pleased to announce we have today launched a new website at http://www.drainage-design.com This website has been written to provide assistance to developers, architects and individuals who may require our Drainage Design Services.