About Us

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About Us

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

Sanderson Associates (Consulting Engineers) Limited are part of the multidisciplinary Fairhurst engineering consultancy, providing specialist Highways, Traffic, Transportation and Water Engineering consultancy services to a broad range of both domestic and commercial clients.

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

Our parent company Fairhurst can extend support through planning, detailed design and construction with Geo/Environmental, Civil and Structural Engineering, Landscape Architecture and Planning support from its network of UK offices employing over 500 staff.

Sanderson Associates have enjoyed over 33 Years in business delivering experience and tailored advice to our clients' needs.

To date we are pleased to have been appointed on and completed over 11,700 of our client's schemes.


What Our Clients Say:

Highway Statement, Proposed Residential Development, Stockport

Thu 11 June 2020

Just want to pass on my thanks and appreciation. Your knowledge and speed at looking at the issues were incurred was superb. Hopefully we’ll have the pleasure of working together in the future. Craig Ashton, Managing Director, CPA Bespoke Joinery Ltd.

Transport Assessment, Proposed Residential Development (170 dwellings), Essex

Fri 24 April 2020

This report is of the highest quality and detail and draws the conclusions we had hoped to see. Thanks to you and the team for this, we will certainly be using Sanderson Associates on future projects. Tom Helliwell, Managing Director, Class Q Ltd

Speed Survey, Proposed Private Residential Development – Testimonial

Sat 14 December 2019

Thank you so much for your fast and efficient service, the speed survey was conducted efficiently and the report given has really helped our planning application process with highways moving forward. Communication from yourselves was also fantastic and swift. Would most definitely recommend you to everyone. Much appreciated! Ismail Chopdat (Private Individual)

Access Feasibility Study, Proposed Private Residential Development – Testimonial

Mon 30 September 2019

I have recently worked on a project with Karen and Ashley at Sanderson’s and they were extremely helpful, professional and worked to my extremely tight deadline. I have no hesitation in recommending this company their attention to detail and professionalism was much appreciated. Rosie Marsh (Private Individual)

Analysis of Speed Survey and Swept Path Analysis

Tue 3 September 2019

Brett and the Sanderson’s team were invaluable to us in obtaining highways consent which in part cleared the way for our planning application to be approved. They provided a proactive professional and personable approach to satisfy and fulfil the Cambridgeshire highways requirements. We recommend them and will use them again. Daykin Waters Waters Developments

Stage 2 Road Safety Audit, Residential, Staffordshire

Tue 16 July 2019

Sanderson Associates were the successful bidder for carrying out a Stage 2 Road Safety Audit on behalf of TSP Projects. Their team were committed to the tight programme, and not only did they undertake the audit and agree terms and conditions in a short space of time they were receptive and flexible with planning the […]

Construction Traffic Management Plan

Mon 15 April 2019

Sanderson Associates have been very helpful for us and our clients. They proved efficiency and competitive pricing. Thank you for your services. Andreea Raicu, Architect, Tang & Associates Ltd

Flood Risk Assessment, Testimonial, Industrial Development, Sheffield

Tue 19 March 2019

Sanderson’s were a great in helping us with our planning application for a new material silo at our manufacturing base in Sheffield. Darren was efficient and swift in his discussions with the council on the need for a flood risk assessment on the site. Darren’s knowledge of the site and surrounding area and consequent discussions […]

Travel Plan

Wed 21 November 2018

We have worked with Ashley, found the service very professional, efficient and cost-effective. We received the surveys and reports on time and were kept fully appraised with everything, excellent service all round. Recommend using Sanderson again in the future. Thank you, Al Ihsan Trust

Access Appraisal in Support of the Reinstatement of Access to a Residential Dwelling

Tue 7 August 2018

Brett, I would just like to pass on my personal thanks for the assistance you offered us in our planning application to reinstate an unused driveway into our renovation property. From the initial contact with the office staff, through the quote and the carrying out of the road survey, drawings, and associated work through to […]

Visit our main website to read more client testimonials.

Sanderson Associates delivers experience and knowledge from top to bottom – headed by a Management Team at our Grange Moor office who manage the day to day project delivery and general management of the office.

Our Management Team is led by Karen Smith and Peter Maurice based at Grange Moor, supported by the local Fairhurst Partners in Leeds and Newcastle.

The Management Team are supported by 19 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 backgrounds ALL providing you with the best value advice and planning delivery whatever your scheme in the UK, Isle of Man or Ireland.


Some of our Recent Appointments:

New Instruction – Flood Risk Assessment

Wed 2 December 2020

We were today instructed by our client to act as their flood risk engineer to prepare a flood risk assessment for a proposed residential development in Greater Manchester.

New Appointment – Highway and Drainage Design

Wed 2 December 2020

We appreciate our latest appointment from our client to provide a highway and drainage design for a proposed residential development in Northamptonshire.

New Instruction – Flood Risk Assessment

Tue 1 December 2020

Another new client entrusted us with their project and have instructed us to act as their flood risk consultant to carry out a Flood Risk Assessment for a proposed residential development in Greater Manchester.

New Appointment – Travel Plan

Tue 1 December 2020

We appreciate our latest appointment from our client to prepare a Travel Plan for a proposed residential development in Berkshire.

New Instruction – Travel Plan Coordinator Role

Tue 1 December 2020

Our client entrusted us with their project and have instructed us to act as their highway consultants to carry out a travel plan coordinator role for a proposed residential development in Greater London.

New Appointment – Swept Path Analysis Drawing

Mon 30 November 2020

We appreciate our latest appointment from our client to prepare a swept path analysis drawing for a proposed retail development in West Yorkshire.

New Instruction – Transport Statement

Mon 30 November 2020

We were today instructed by our client to act as their highway engineers to prepare a transport statement for a proposed retail development in Greater Manchester.

New Appointment – Pedestrian Route Assessment

Fri 27 November 2020

Today, we were appointed by another new client to act as their transportation consultant, with an instruction from them on a very interesting project to provide a pedestrian route assessment for a proposed residential development in Hertfordshire.

New Instruction – Transport Statement

Fri 27 November 2020

Today, we were instructed by our client to act as their highway planning consultant, with an appointment from them on a very interesting project to provide a Transport Statement for a proposed residential development in Cumbria.

New Appointment – Drainage Design Drawings

Wed 25 November 2020

Our client entrusted us with their project and have appointed us to act as their drainage design engineers to carry out drainage design drawings for a proposed residential development in North Yorkshire.

Require Assistance with a Transport Assessment?

Sanderson Associates have extensive experience in providing Transport Assessments, Transport Statements and Travel Plans for a wide variety of major and minor developments throughout the whole of the UK, Isle of Man and Ireland.

We would be pleased to provide you with a competitive fee proposal for the provision of our Transport Assessment Services, please call us on 01924 844080 or click here to complete our secure online form.

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