Transport Planning

BWB's planning support services pride themselves on helping clients obtain deliverable planning permissions and our Transport Planning service is no exception. Our engineers combine technical expertise with their extensive knowledge of the planning system to deliver sustainable and accessible developments. We are experienced in challenging local authority thinking by identifying pragmatic and innovative transport solutions that overcome technical and policy objections, whilst limiting the exposure to off-site transport costs. Our Transport Planning services include:

  • Transport Assessments
  • Travel Planning
  • Microsimulation
  • Road Safety Audits
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Development Access Strategies
  • Preliminary highway and junction design
  • Assessment and design of public transport facilities
  • Traffic management, traffic calming and safety schemes
  • Planning condition/obligation negotiation
  • Expert witness at planning appeals and public inquiries

Related Projects

Lewisham Gateway, London

Lewisham Gateway is a PPP venture between Muse Developments, TfL and LB Lewisham. The scheme requires major infrastructure changes to the existing roundabout to create a new improved transport circula...

Key contacts: Simon Harden Iqbal Rassool

BECKS MILL

For a number of years BWB Consulting has been working with Silvermantle Ltd on a planned redevelopment of Becks Mills in the town of Silsden, West Yorkshire. The 11-acre brownfield site lies next to K...

Key contacts: Shazad Khan

St Luke's Hospital Redevelopment

BWB Consulting was appointed by Henry Boot Developments to provide a suite of services to support the planning application for a mixed-use development at the former St Luke's Hospital site near Hudder...

Key contacts: Shazad Khan

Napier Gateway, Luton

Napier Gateway in Luton forms part of the overall 24.5 hectare, £300 million mixed-use regeneration scheme at Napier Park and Stirling Place which incorporates 685 residential apartments of up to 17 ...

Key contacts: David Stairmand

Somerleyton Road, Brixton

Somerleyton Road is an exciting community partnership that will see around 303 new homes, a theatre, a range of mixed uses including a new flexible community space, an educational space, cultural and ...

Key contacts: David Stairmand

Kegworth Bypass

BWB Consulting has played a key role in the provision of a new 1.7km bypass for the village of Kegworth in Leicestershire. The new highway connects the A6 to the A453 in order to reduce the amount of ...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch

New Walk Centre Offices, Leicester

BWB Consulting have been appointed to provide structural, civil and geotechnical design services on this mixed used city centre development, comprising of residential accommodation, office space, reta...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

WYVERN PARK, SKIPTON

Wyvern Park is a proposed 50-acre mixed-use development which is strategically located on the bypass south of Skipton town centre. The proposals include commercial space that will create around 800 jo...

Key contacts: Shazad Khan Jim MacQueen

CAMHS UNIT, NOTTINGHAM

BWB helped deliver the successful planning application for this £21million mental health facility for young people in Nottingham. We were appointed by Kier Construction to provide multi-disciplinary ...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway Iqbal Rassool

ST GEORGE'S HOSPITAL REDEVELOPMENT, MORPETH

BWB Consulting was instructed by Linden Homes to support the planning application for a £90 million redevelopment of the former St George's Hospital site in Northumberland. The strategic site in Morp...

Key contacts: Shazad Khan

Canary Wharf College, London

Canary Wharf College is a new build school in the Isle of Dogs that comprises of education and community accommodation for the locality offering up to 280 primary school places.

BWB w...

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NOTTINGHAM SUPER CYCLE HIGHWAY

This major £6.1 million infrastructure scheme in Nottingham aims to increase the amount of people cycling into the city centre to boost health and reduce congestion and pollution. When complete, the ...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

Midlands Metro Safety Review

BWB has recently been working closely with Midlands Metro to review their current route between Birmingham and Wolverhampton to identify any safety concerns along the route. Light rail currently falls...

Key contacts: Paul Wilson

Widmerpool Powerplant, Nottingham

Located adjacent the A46 near Widmerpool, Nottingham the 6.55MWe Biomass-fired combined heat and power station is designed to provide sustainable green electricity for over 10,000 homes and supply up ...

Key contacts: Glenn Foulk Martin Strong

Land at Ashlawn Road, Rugby

BWB delivered the Transport Assessment, Travel Plan, Transport ES Chapter, Flood Risk Assessment and Drainage Strategy to support a planning application for 1,000 new homes off Ashlawn Road in Rugby. ...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway Iqbal Rassool

Belfry Resort Expansion

BWB has delivered multidisciplinary pre-planning services for a major expansion of the Belfry hotel and golf resort near Sutton Coldfield. The proposed scheme included adding an additional 112 rooms a...

Key contacts: David Stairmand Tim Cooke

East Side Locks Student Accommodation

BWB are proud to be providing multi-disciplinary engineering services for Alumno Developments 659 bed Student Accommodation for Birmingham City University Centre Campus project at Number 1 City Locks....

Key contacts: Mark Jones

Network 46

BWB were initially commissioned to undertake a range of pre-planning services across part of the site of the former RAF Swinderby, Witham St Hughs. The site included the majority of the hangars, asso...

Key contacts: Peter Davies Karen Sinclair

Resorts World, Birmingham

BWB Consulting is proud to have been the Civil and Structural Engineers for Resorts World at Birmingham's NEC. The £150m development includes a casino, four star hotel and five-star suites, spa inclu...

Key contacts: Mark Jones Andy Passmore

Ernesford Grange Community Academy

Ernesford Grange Community Academy in Coventry is due to be handed over this week, 6 weeks ahead of schedule.

The new academy is one of 5 schools being delivered as part of the 'Midlan...

Key contacts: Dominic Ginty

CDS Solihull Aero Engine Controls

CDS Solihull is an advanced manufacturing facility which is part of the Rolls Royce Group.

BWB are proud to be working on the Aero Engine Controls, part of the Rolls-Royce Group Advanc...

Key contacts: Mark Jones Glenn Foulk

Coleshill Manor & HS2

BWB Consulting was appointed by the IM Group in 2014 to review the impact of the HS2 railway line on the Coleshill Manor Estate which includes their recently constructed headquarters building. The est...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch

Laleham Gap School

Laleham Gap School is a specialist SEN provision for high functioning pupils aged 3-16 with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and/or Speech and Language disorders. The school has been relocated through the P...

Key contacts: Dominic Ginty

LAND OFF COTES ROAD

BWB's Transport Planning team played a vital role in helping a Leicestershire council to block plans for a residential development that they deemed 'unsustainable'. The proposal to build 70 houses on ...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

Trent Basin, Nottingham

The Trent Basin scheme is a proposed sustainable urban neighbourhood comprising an initial scheme for 41 homes followed by a wider scheme for 119 homes representing a further four phases of developmen...

Key contacts: Steve Wooler

Southreef, Nottingham

BWB had a long involvement in this canal side apartment development as the original scheme went into administration in 2009, but work recommenced in 2013. The mixed-use commercial and residential sche...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Keeping Nottingham Moving

The city of Nottingham saw a number of major long-term construction projects begin in 2013 including Nottingham Express Transit, Phase 2 and the dualling of the A453. This coincided with the closure o...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

Anker Valley - Appraisal of Transport Scenarios

BWB Consulting was appointed by Staffordshire County Council and Tamworth Borough Council as preferred consultants to appraise a number of potential transport packages associated with the Anker Valley...

Key contacts: Andy Passmore Shazad Khan

Oxylane Sports Village, Nottingham

BWB played a key role in preparing documentation for this planning submission which proposed siting a major £20 million sporting venue on greenbelt land in Nottingham. The 50-acre Oxylane Sports Vill...

Key contacts: Tim Cooke Colin Langford

Michaelwood Motorway Service Area

Michaelwood Motorway Service Area lies between junctions 13 and 14 of the M5 motorway in Gloucestershire and first opened in 1971. In 2012 the parking areas of both northbound and southbound sites und...

Key contacts: Darren Hodgson Simon Hilditch

East Midlands Distribution Centre

East Midlands Distribution Centre is a 250 acre multi-modal industrial and logistics facility close to M1 Junction 24 and East Midlands Airport.

BWB was commissioned to undertake the ci...

Key contacts: Colin Langford David Mackrory

E-On HQ, Nottingham

"Project Green" was the aspirational title adopted for this £30m scheme to provide energy giant E.ON UK with a new regional HQ for circa 1000 staff in Nottingham. BWB Consulting was appointed to prov...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Primark, Sunderland

BWB Consulting were appointed by Land Securities as structural, civil, geotechnical and traffic engineers for the construction of a new Primark store in Sunderland City Centre, within the Bridges Shop...

Key contacts: Mark Jones

St Ann's Joint Services Centre

BWB Consulting was appointed from the concept and feasibility stage of this project to work with CPMG Architects, CPW Services Engineer and Greater Nottingham LIFTCo, as Clients Representative, to dev...

Key contacts: Peter Davies

Rushey Mead School, Leicester

BWB Consulting was appointed by Miller Construction to deliver civil and structural engineering, environmental consulting and transport planning services for this £16m school campus development in Le...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Goodman Derby Commercial Park, Raynesway

BWB's full range of multi-disciplinary engineering services were utilised in the detailed design of the primary infrastructure required to facilitate the construction of over 2 million sq ft of indust...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch

Passivhaus, Watermead Business Park

Interserve's office at Watermead Business Park was the first Carbon Negative PassivHaus Accredited office building in the UK. BWB was engaged as part of the design team formed by Interserve/Raynsway t...

Key contacts: Mark Jones

Farnley Park Academy, Leeds

The £23M improvement scheme to Farnley Park Maths & Computing College contract was constructed as part of the Leeds Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme. The project involved the construc...

Key contacts: Dominic Ginty

Severn Trent Water HQ, Coventry

BWB Consulting was appointed by Stoford Developments Ltd to provide civil, structural, geo-environmental, flood and traffic services on Severn Trent's £35m Headquarters Building in Coventry City cent...

Key contacts: Mark Jones Andy Passmore

Raynesway, Derby

BWB's full range of multi-disciplinary engineering services were utilised in the detailed design of the primary infrastructure required to facilitate the construction of over 2,100,000 sq. ft. of indu...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch Iqbal Rassool

Bletchley Leisure Centre

BWB was a key member of the project team who successfully delivered the award-winning Bletchley Leisure Centre which was completed in January 2010. The £18million development was central to Milton Ke...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

Beaconsfield Motorway Service Area

Positioned in the middle of Burtley Wood, just off Junction 2 on the M40, this picturesque setting was the ideal location for a Motorway Service Area (MSA). As lead designers for the off-site works, B...

Key contacts: Darren Hodgson Kris James

Turning Point, Nottingham

The Turning Point was Nottingham City Council's ambitious multi-million pound project to substantially reduce the dominance of motor vehicles and substantially improve public transport facilities in t...

Key contacts: David Mackrory

Highfields Science Park

BWB Consulting was appointed by Blueprint, a public/private sector JV regeneration company, to apply our full range of multi-disciplinary services to the challenging task of helping to secure planning...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Hicking Building, Nottingham

The Hicking Building represents the flagship development for the Southside regeneration Nottingham City Centre. The development consists of the revolution of 4 listed iron framed textile mills to prov...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Combined Justice Centre, Huntingdon

The Combined Justice Centre formed a part of the Huntingdon Town Centre re-development scheme that was successfully tendered by Clegg Developments. BWB formed part of the design and construction team ...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Experian Landmark House, Nottingham

This striking project was phase 1 of a three phase office development designed to centralise Experian's Nottingham operations and provide expansion space. BWB worked as part of the design team to deve...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Nottingham NET light Transit

BWB Consulting provided expert traffic signals and modelling skills in reviewing and re-designing shared use traffic signal controlled junctions on the proposed tram route through Beeston town centre,...

Key contacts: David Mackrory Simon Hilditch

The Cornerhouse

BWB was appointed by Wilson Bowden Developments to provide environmental, geo-technical, civil and structural engineering solutions for this unique mixed-use development in the centre of Nottingham. T...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Didcot A Power Station Redevelopment

BWB has played a key role in the acquisition and planning stages of a £100m mixed-use development at the former Didcot A power station in Oxfordshire. The proposals from Clowes Developments and Graft...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

East Midlands Gateway

East Midlands Gateway Strategic Rail Freight Interchange delivers 6 million sq. ft. of rail and road served warehousing, creating up to 7000 jobs. The scope includes extensive highway works including ...

Key contacts: Simon Hilditch

Witham St Hughs - Formerly RAF Swinderby

BWB was first appointed in 2005 by Strawsons Property to provide comprehensive environmental and civil engineering services for the redevelopment of the former RAF Swinderby into a new village settlem...

Key contacts: Daniel Bailey

Former Parker Hannifin Factory, Cannock

BWB has delivered multidisciplinary services to support the outline planning application for a 116-home development on the site of the former Parker Hannifin factory in Cannock. Homes England's propos...

Key contacts: Stuart Nelmes

Richmond Athletic Ground

Ambitious plans for a major £10 million re-development of the historic Richmond Athletic Ground have been boosted with the transport and infrastructure expertise of BWB.

The 26-acre s...

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Ziggurat, St Albans

BWB are delighted to have been involved in a major project to convert an 8-storey office building in St Albans into residential apartments. Permission was initially granted for the west wing of the 85...

Key contacts: Karen Sinclair Darren Harvey

New Bermondsey Regeneration Scheme

BWB are an integral part of the team delivering the exciting New Bermondsey regeneration scheme, one of the first new Housing Zones to be created in London. Led by developers Renewal, the high profile...

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Western Gateway Infrastructure Scheme

The Western Gateway Infrastructure Scheme (WGIS) is £30M worth of road improvements that are being delivered by a joint venture between Hochtief and the Buckingham Group. BWB has been commissioned to...

Key contacts: Steve Wooler Bouziane Boukhateb

White Rose Shopping Centre

BWB have been continuously working on the White Rose Shopping Centre for the past 8 years. We have been commissioned by Land Securities to supply multi-disciplinary design services on many projects ra...

Key contacts: Shazad Khan

Area B Car Park, Manchester Airport

BWB was delighted to be involved in the creation of a 9,000 space car park at Manchester Airport, the third busiest airport in the UK. The new long-stay facility was needed to replace the spaces lost ...

Key contacts: David Mackrory

Worcester Six

BWB is proud to have played a key role at the planning stages of Worcester Six, a 70-acre development of office and industrial space at Junction 6 of the M5.

The site was originally int...

Key contacts: Andy Passmore

Bell Farm

BWB played a key role in helping to secure planning permission for a development of approximately 650,000 square feet of distribution warehouses at Bell Farm in Bedford. The site was secured from Bedf...

Key contacts: Stuart Nelmes

ARNDALE HOUSE, BRADFORD

BWB has been involved in the planning stages of this exciting project to convert an iconic office building in Bradford into almost a hundred residential apartments. Arndale House is an 8-storey office...

Key contacts: Shazad Khan Karen Sinclair

Land at Toton Lane, Nottingham

BWB Consulting have been significantly involved in a key sustainable urban extension site to the southwest of Nottingham City Centre in the borough of Broxtowe. BWB's involvement has been through the ...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

BROADWAY GREEN, FOXDENTON

The Broadway Green mixed-use scheme will see 121 acres of land in the Foxdenton area of Oldham developed into an exciting new business and residential development. Up to 1 million sq ft of business an...

Key contacts: Warren Bennett Simon Hilditch

Left Bank

Ambitious plans to build two high-rise buildings at one of Birmingham city centre's main thoroughfares were approved with the help of BWB. The £40 million Left Bank scheme proposed a 22-storey apartm...

Key contacts: Tim Cooke

Markham Vale

BWB's multi-disciplinary expertise has been utilised throughout the development of this 200-acre business and distribution park on the former Markham Vale colliery site in Derbyshire. This major regen...

Key contacts: Greg Nicholson

NATIONAL BADMINTON CENTRE

BWB delivered a range of pre-planning services that helped Badminton England secure planning approval for a new National Badminton Centre in Milton Keynes. The proposed £22 million development would ...

Key contacts: Paul Wilson

Farndon Road, Market Harborough

The multi-disciplinary expertise of BWB played a key role in helping secure outline planning consent for a 230-home extension to the Farndon Fields residential estate near Market Harborough. We were c...

Key contacts: Andy Passmore

Ditton Park, Widnes

BWB assisted in delivering a successful planning permission for 452,000 square feet of industrial space on a 24-acre plot of land at Ditton Park in Widnes. We were commissioned by the developers Stofo...

Key contacts: Mark Jones

LAND EAST OF NEWTON ROAD, NEWTON SOLNEY

The Transport Planning expertise of BWB played a key role in helping Barratt Homes secure outline planning consent for 100 homes in the village of Newton Solney, Derbyshire. We were commissioned by th...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

Infinity Park, Derby

Since the turn of the Millennium, BWB has applied proven multi-disciplinary consultancy expertise in shaping the ambitious proposals for Infinity Park. The 100-acre development project was formerly kn...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway Iqbal Rassool

Infinity Garden Village

Infinity Garden Village in Derbyshire is one of the first 14 identified garden villages by the government and comprises 3,500 dwellings, over 4 million sq ft of employment development and a secondary ...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

DUNSTON GRANGE, CHESTERFIELD

BWB was commissioned by William Davis Ltd to deliver multidisciplinary pre-planning and infrastructure design services for this residential scheme of approximately 300 homes in Chesterfield, Derbyshir...

Key contacts: Paul Wilson Darren Hodgson

Drayton Manor Theme Park

BWB has been retained as Transport Consultant for Drayton Manor Theme Park (DMP) since 2006 when we produced transport information in support of the Drayton Manor Hotel planning application. Since tha...

Key contacts: Andy Passmore Tim Cooke

Atlantic Road, Brixton

BWB are excited to be working with the London Borough of Lambeth and Metropolitan Workshop on the innovative Atlantic Road scheme. The scheme will underpin the wider regeneration of Brixton connecting...

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Former DEFRA Veterinary Services Centre, Luddington

BWB Consulting has delivered multidisciplinary pre-planning services to support proposals from Homes England to redevelop the former DEFRA veterinary services centre in the North Warwickshire village ...

Key contacts: Stuart Nelmes

Former Royal Hospital, Wolverhampton

BWB Consulting has delivered multidisciplinary pre-planning services for the former Royal Hospital's £25 million transformation into 192 homes. The proposals will see the main Grade-II listed buildin...

Key contacts: Stuart Nelmes

Former Industrial Estate, Cradley Heath

BWB are delivering multidisciplinary pre-planning services to support the planning application for 70 new homes on the site of a disused industrial estate in Cradley Heath, Birmingham. The 6.9-acre br...

Key contacts: Stuart Nelmes

Polesworth & Dorden

This project involved the proposed allocation of a strategic residential site for 2,000 dwellings in North Warwickshire. The proposed allocation includes the provision of a strategic link road, reliev...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

SOUTH EAST COALVILLE

The South East Coalville site is the preferred site for the sustainable urban extension of Coalville, within the North West Leicestershire Core Strategy. The scheme proposals comprise up to 3,500 hou...

Key contacts: Chris Holloway

Kingsway Business Park

BWB has been involved a number of plots along with the wider infrastructure for the Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale, both at the planning and detailed design stages. Located by Junction 21 of the M...

Key contacts: Warren Bennett

Contacts

Name: Chris Holloway
Job Title: Service Director - Transport & Infrastructure Planning

E: Chris.Holloway@bwbconsulting.com