About Highway Detailed Design Services
and Sanderson Associates

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 domestic and large commercial clients.

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

Whilst 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 31 Years in business delivering experience and tailored advice to your needs.

To date we are pleased to have been appointed on and completed over 10,500 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 throughout the examined period.


What our Clients' say:

Highway Technical Letter in Support of Residential Development – Testimonial

Thu 25 January 2018

Excellent service, very professional and enabled a very positive response back to the Highways Agency with a site plan we were having difficulties with. I’d highly recommend Sanderson’s. Peter Wilson, Individual

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Transport Statement and Access Advice, Residential Development Circa 60 Dwellings – Testimonial

Fri 5 May 2017

During the course of the compiling the report for submission to planning I found Adam Darwin’s attitude and approach was very professional and supportive. We had several issues to resolve and I found him to respond very quickly and produce revised drawing for discussion with an excellent turnaround time. His phone manner and advice were […]

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Flood Risk Assessment, Data Centre, Keighley

Wed 8 March 2017

Good communication and persistence coupled with a high level of professional expertise, has enabled what looked initially to be an insurmountable objection to be overcome. J O Steel, J O Steel Consulting, Bingley

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Swept Path Analysis, New Build House, Testimonial

Wed 15 February 2017

Sandersons were appointed to conduct our swept path analysis study for a modern new build house in London. We found the service personable, attentive and thorough. Further, when confronted by a design problem, they were creative and positively contributed to its resolution. Ben Kirk, Associate, Edgley Design

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Transport Statement – Proposed Residential Development, Shipley

Thu 8 December 2016

You were recommended to us for a housing site where you had previous experience of the neighbouring land. Every part of the experience was simple and positive and we have no problem recommending your services and consider you for further works. From us at Lumia Homes part of Incommunities Housing Association we would like to […]

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Transport Statement, Proposed Residential Development, 6 Detached Dwellings

Wed 23 November 2016

Mr Greenwood is a highway wizard and worked his magic on the Hardingham scheme, without Sandersons input I am confident this scheme would have not passed… Henry Isotta-Day – Architectural Design Engineer, Clayland Architects

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Flood Risk Assessment, Proposed Residential Development, Cobham, Surrey

Fri 28 October 2016

We were very pleased with the service received and the positive outcome for our client, and would not hesitate to recommend for flood risk assessments. Thanks very much for helping us with this project. Malcolm Jenkins, Architect, Malcom Jenkins Associates

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Technical Letter in Support of Residential Development

Thu 28 July 2016

Recently worked with Robert in order to turn round a planning application which was being recommended for refusal due to Highways objections at the eleventh hour. On this one we had to really think out of the box quickly to mitigate the concerns. Robert was instrumental in coming up with options and innovative ideas and […]

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Stage 3 Road Safety Audit

Mon 25 July 2016

The service provided was professional direct to the point and alternatives were provided on discussion of the reports requirements, a user friendly service in every way to a legacy job with very little background information. Thank you Steven Johnston – Keepmoat Regeneration Ltd

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Flood Risk Assessment, Proposed Residential Development.

Fri 8 July 2016

Thank you for your assistance on the Flood Risk assessment in relation to our works being carried out at the house. I would like to add that I only called yesterday seeking advice on a flood risk assessment not knowing what it entails and you have acted extremely quickly. You listened and gave valuable, honest […]

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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 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 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 – Traffic Regulation Order (TRO)

Wed 23 May 2018

Today, we were instructed by our client to act as their Highway Engineers, with an instruction from them on their project to provide assistance with proposed Traffic Regulation Order and white lining modifications for a proposed leisure development in the North West.

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New Appointment – Road Safety Audit

Tue 22 May 2018

Our client entrusted us with their project with an instruction to act as their Highway Consultants to carry out a combined Stage 1/2 Road Safety Audit for a proposed development in the West Yorkshire area.

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New Instruction – Drainage Design

Tue 22 May 2018

We are pleased to receive an instruction from our client today to provide drainage design for a proposed residential development in Lincolnshire.

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New Appointment – Detailed Highway Design

Mon 21 May 2018

We appreciate our latest appointment from our client to prepare a detailed highway design for a proposed residential development in the West Yorkshire area.

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New Instruction – Service Tracking (Swept Path Analysis)

Mon 21 May 2018

We appreciate being instructed by our client to act as their highways engineers to carry out a Swept Path Analysis for the servicing of a drive through beverage retail outlet in the North West.

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New Appointment – Flood Risk and Drainage Impact Assessment

Fri 18 May 2018

We are pleased our client has entrusted us with their scheme today to provide a combined Flood Risk and Drainage Impact Assessment for a proposed commercial development in the North West.

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New Instruction – Swept Path Analysis

Fri 18 May 2018

Today, we were instructed by our client to act as their transportation consultants on a very interesting project to carry out Swept Path Analysis for a proposed fast food outlet in the North West.

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New Appointment – Transport Assessment

Fri 18 May 2018

Another new client entrusted us with their project and have appointed us to act as their transport consultants to prepare a transport statement for the proposed expansion of an existing commercial development in Lincolnshire.

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New Instruction – Access Feasibility

Thu 17 May 2018

We are pleased to receive an instruction from our client today to carry out an assessment and provide related highway advice for access options for the potential residential development of land in the West Yorkshire area.

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New Appointment – Transport Statement

Thu 17 May 2018

We were today appointed by another new client to act as their transport consultants to prepare a Transport Statement for a proposed Business Park in the West Yorkshire area.

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

Contact Sanderson Associates

Sanderson Associates offer you complete highway planning, transportation and flood risk solutions, delivering for you and your scheme – To discuss your requirements please contact us directly on 01924 844080, e-mail us at mail@sandersonassociates.co.uk or click here to complete our secure online form.

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