Transport

As the UK population continues to increase and cars become more affordable, the local and national transport networks equally continue to struggle with capacity, and hence satisfying the authorities that new development can be accommodated without local improvements is becoming increasingly difficult. The integration of Green Travel Plans, promotes a change in approach from the population and challenges their existing travel patterns, and strives towards a greener more integrated approach. We can offer up front advice on the likely impacts of any development.

Why do you need us?

We provide our Clients with the required Transport Assessment and Travel Plan reports in support of their Planning Applications and then follow through with the design and detailing of the required highway works.

Most new developments generate more traffic in the local road network. Therefore to secure a Planning Approval a Transport Assessment (TA) needs to be submitted to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Highway Authority that any additional traffic will not create congestion on the local highway network. A Travel Plan (TP) is also required which encourages the end users to adopt sustainable modes of transport to get them to and from their destination. These are key documents in securing Planning Permission and a TA that is of a high standard will help minimise the need for costly off-site highway improvement works and also help address the fears of many of the objectors to the application. We are therefore able to help secure the most cost effective highway solution to secure Planning Approval and are still there to deliver that solution on site – we remain responsible from inception to completion

When do you need us?

Developers, House Builders, Estate Managers – If you wish to secure Planning Permission for any type of new development then you need to contact us as soon you have decided to proceed.

Contractors – If you are a Contractor then as soon as you have decided to tender for a contract which requires you to discharge any highway related Planning Conditions or any S278 or S38 Highway Agreements – preferably before the tender comes out to give us as much time as possible to help you win it.

Our expertise in delivering our transportation engineering services:

Our Engineers have successfully delivered Transport Assessments and Travel Plans for Clients wishing to secure Planning Approval on projects throughout the country. These projects mean we are expert in:

  • Traffic Modelling of Local Highway Networks.
  • Delivering TA reports to Local Highway Authority/Highway Agency/TfL Approvals.
  • Securing Approvals to Cost Effective Travel Plans.
  • Providing Bus Stop Audits When Requested In Support Of Planning Applications.
  • Attending Public Planning Inquiries and Appeals
  • Providing Expert Witness Reports and Advice

Our expertise is in a wide range of project sectors including:

  • Education – Primary and Secondary Schools, Colleges and Universities
  • Residential – Private and Social Housing, Student Accommodation, Care Homes.
  • Retail – Food and Non Food Retail Stores, Shopping Centres and Retail Parks.
  • Offices – Single and Multi-Storey Blocks for Single and Multiple Occupation.
  • Public Buildings – Libraries, Cattle Markets, Fire Stations, Life Boat Stations, HQ Offices.
  • Healthcare – Hospital Alterations and Extensions, GP Surgeries, Pharmacies.
  • Defence – Stores, Training and Recreation Facilities, Medical and MT Facilities.

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