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Transport Assessments

Whatever development you are proposing That Consultancy can provide all the highway and transport information needed to support your planning application.
We have a successful track record producing transport reports in support of development proposals that goes back over 20 years.

What is a Transport Assessment?

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New Medical Centre & 99 dwellings, North Yorkshire

Services: Transport Assessment, Travel Plan

A Transport Assessment is a comprehensive and systematic process that sets out the transport issues relating to a proposed development. 


A Transport Assessment would normally seek to demonstrate that: the proposed site access arrangements will provide safe and suitable access for all users.

  • the proposed parking and servicing arrangements will meet the needs of the development.

  • the site location is suitable for the type of development proposed.

  • appropriate opportunities to promote sustainable transport modes can be, or have been, taken up, given the type of development and its location.

  • there will be no residual highway safety problem because of the proposed development.

  • any significant impacts from the development on the transport network in terms of capacity and congestion, or on highway safety, can be mitigated to an acceptable degree.

  • the development will not have a “severe” impact on the local highway network.

  • the proposed development complies with relevant local and national transport planning policies.


A Transport Assessment for a large development will often be accompanied by a Travel Plan.

Travel Plan is prepared to promote and encourage sustainable modes of travel in preference to the private car. It identifies the measures required to improve accessibility and safety for all modes of travel, particularly for alternatives to the car such as walking, cycling and public transport.

How much does a Transport Assessment cost?

The cost of a Transport Assessment varies depending upon the scope, and complexity, of the issues to be covered.


THaT Consultancy always aim to ensure that the scope of the Transport Assessment is the minimum necessary to satisfy the local authority’s requirements.


Our fees for producing a Transport Assessment start at £2500 plus VAT.


Our fees are agreed with the Client before we start work. We give realistic fee proposals at the onset and stick to them.

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Seighford Airfield (Redevelopment of Airfield to Create Multi-use Leisure Development)

Services: Transport Assessment, Travel Plan, Environmental Statement, Expert Witness

How long does it take to prepare a Transport Assessment?

It typically takes 4-6 weeks from instruction for us to produce the high quality reports that get the results that our Clients want.

Want to know more?

All our Clients, and their professional advisers, benefit from our personal, bespoke, service.


If you require expert transport, highways and traffic input on a project then please contact us to discuss how we can help you.

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