Development Planning

Guiding you through the complex transportation aspects of the planning application and development control process.

We work with local planning authorities and developers to advise on the transport planning aspects of the development planning framework.  We have a proven track record of working well with our customers and delivering the desired outcome.

Our multi-skilled transport planning team can advise on all aspects of transport assessment including highway design, sustainable transport access and travel plans.

We can also handle legal planning procedures including Section 106 and Section 278 agreements and have considerable experience of defending proposals on appeal and at public inquiry.

Our expertise includes:


  • Policy, practice and project feasibility advice

  • Transport assessments and statements

  • Junction and access design

  • Engineering design of highway and passenger transport facilities

  • Sustainable transport strategies

  • Parking strategies

  • Client representation at public inquiry and expert witness

  • Local Authority transport plan formulation and development control advice

  • Development control audit

  • Travel Plans


Our experience

We have carried out and delivered sound development planning for; nationwide residential developments, student accommodation in key university towns and cities, redevelopment of numerous hospitals and education facilities, commercial land, drive-through coffee restaurant and transport and highway advice for Grafton Group plc.

Our experience

  • Representation to the Upper Tribunal on Land Compensation

  • Representation at the Royal Courts of Justice

  • Planning Appeals & Hearings

  • Public Inquiry

  • Expert Witness on Transport and Highways issues

  • Section 73 Appeals