Highway Engineer

  • What does a Highway Engineer do?
  • Why do I need a Highway Engineer?
  • How do I become a Highway Engineer?

We have put together this website with a view to answering all these questions and many more. You may be a Developer or a Private Individual who has been advised that you require the services of a Highway Engineer to assist you with a Planning Application. Maybe you require a Transport Assessment, Transport Statement, Transport Scoping Study, Travel Plan, Road Safety Audit, Detailed Design work, a Feasibility Study of potential access arrangements; the design of a service area or car park or Supervision of on and off site highway works, a Highway Engineer can assist you with all these matters and many more.

It could well be that you may be interested in a career as a Highway Engineer and simply don't know how to start on the 'road' towards such a rewarding career.

The Role of the Highway Engineer

It is invariably the case that the majority of development proposals will bring about some impact on the local road network, be it an increase in traffic or pedestrian movement, additional demand on public transport or the simple formation of a new access. These matters are addressed by the Highway Engineer whose involvement will relate to the scale and nature of the development proposal.

Our website provides a brief overview of the Highway Engineer’s role in a major project.


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 […]

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