Transport Planning

BWB's planning support services pride themselves on helping clients obtain deliverable planning permissions and our T&I 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 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


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 Hurren 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 Hurren Helen Payne


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


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


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

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

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...

Key contacts: Nicola Moriarty


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


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

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

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

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

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: David Hurren Richard Lowenthal Iqbal Rassool

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

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


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 new sustainable urban neighbourhood comprising an initial scheme for 41 homes that are to be developed in the next two years and a wider scheme for 119 homes repr...

Key contacts: Steve Wooler

Southreef, Nottingham

BWB have had a long involvement in this stylish canal side apartment development. The original scheme went into administration in 2009, but work recommenced in 2013.

Canal Street is a m...

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

Witham St Hughes (Former RAF Swinderby)

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

Key contacts: Daniel Bailey

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 were proud to play 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...

Key contacts: Tim Cooke Colin Langford

Michaelwood Motorway Service Area

Michaelwood Motorway Service Area is circa 40 years old and the parking areas of both northbound and southbound sites have recently undergone an extensive refurbishment driven by the relocation of the...

Key contacts: Darren Hodgson Simon Hilditch

EMDC (East Midlands Distribution Centre)

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

BWB were 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 were appointed t...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

New Primark Store - The Bridges Shopping Centre

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...

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St Anns Joint Services Centre

BWB Consulting were 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 d...

Key contacts: Peter Davies

Rushey Mead School, Leicester

BWB were appointed to work on this new 8,600 sq.m school campus including 6 court sports hall and enhanced teaching facilities as part of BSF programme, located in Leicester.

BWB under...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Goodman Derby Commercial Park

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 were engaged as part of the design team formed by Interserve/Raynsway ...

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 were 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 centre.

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 were key members 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 is the ideal location for a Motorway Service Area (MSA). As lead designers for the off-site works, BW...

Key contacts: Darren Hodgson Kris James

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 textil...

Key contacts: Colin Langford

Huntingdon Town Centre, Cambridgeshire

The Combined Justice Centre formed a part of the Huntingdon Town Centre re-development scheme that was successfully tendered by Clegg Developments through the OJEU process. BWB Consulting formed part ...

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 d...

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 were 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. ...

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: David Hurren Chris Holloway David Hollingsworth

East Midlands Gateway

East Midlands Gateway delivers 6 million sq. ft. of rail and road served warehousing, creating up to 7000 jobs. The scope includes extensive highway works including major improvements to M1 junction 2...

Key contacts: David Mackrory

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...

Key contacts: David Hurren

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: David Hurren 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...

Key contacts: David Hurren

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...

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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

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


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


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

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

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


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


BWB Consulting provided multi-disciplinary engineering services for this prestigious £900M development scheme to transform a 17 hectare (42 acre) site at the heart of Nottingham's Eastside Regenerati...

Key contacts: Steve Wooler

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


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


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...

Key contacts: David Hurren


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