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  • March 15th, 2017

    Stuart Atkinson has been appointed to the Berkshire Strategic Transport Forum (BSTF)

    January 26th, 2017

    2016 was yet another exciting and successful year for SMA and many of its Clients. Some notable successes were: Planning consent granted for more than 400 homes within Tendring District (Essex) across 3 sites; Completion of detailed S.38 and S.278 design services on key sites in Wokingham, Fleet, Basingstoke and Winnersh, delivering much needed housing […]

  • November 3rd, 2016

    Lidl has created 400 jobs at the new Regional Distribution Centre (RDC), based in Southampton. The RDC will service Lidl’s outlets in an area from Brighton to Poole, Dorset and up to Newbury, Berkshire. SMA were pleased to assist Lidl on the Transport Assessments and the Highways Construction Design for this important regional centre.

    October 1st, 2016

    Expanding the SMA Board We are pleased to announce that Mark Smyth (MICE), Dave Wiseman (MRTPI) and Martin Ohrland (MCILT) have been appointed Directors and join the executive board with immediate effect. Mark, Dave and Martin have been promoted in recognition of their significant contributions to SMA’s business development and will strengthen the company’s management […]

  • August 2nd, 2016

    New Stores in Poole and Ringwood Lidl UK GmbH has recently secured planning consent (30 June 2016) for a new foodstore at Ringwood and earlier this year for a replacement larger store in Poole. SMA is pleased to have assisted on both schemes providing transport assessments and highways advice.   Thumbs Up   for Leisure Centre […]

    June 27th, 2016

    A number of SMA’s employees took part in the RidgeWalk/RidgeRun on Saturday 18th/Sunday 19th June in aid of Sense, a National charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deaf, blind or have sensory impairments. Rebecca Nadin took part in the 52-mile walk, while Company Director, Bob Hewitt complete the 13-mile walk […]

  • June 26th, 2016

    Harwich Road, Mistley Planning permission has recently been granted on a 135 unit residential scheme in Mistley, Essex. SMA were pleased to provide highways and transportation and drainage advice on the scheme, which was approved at Committee in April 2016.   Company Performance Stuart Michael Associates (SMA) has been listed in the New Civil Engineers 100 […]

    March 1st, 2016

    Premier Inn has been granted planning permission by West Berkshire Council for a 100-bedroom, part three, part five storey hotel in Park Way…

  • February 5th, 2016

    Premier Inn coming to Newbury Premier Inn has been granted planning permission by West Berkshire Council for a 100-bedroom, part three, part five storey hotel in Park Way. The hotel, which will also include a restaurant, reception and parking spaces for staff is expected to open in 2017. SMA were pleased to provide highways and […]

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At SMA, we have extensive experience in providing transportation, environmental, infrastructure and civils/structural design services to a range of Clients.

Our experienced and qualified staff bring commercial awareness and a proactive approach to all commissions, which range from small scale sites to large urban extensions, strategic development and multi-million pound projects.

Whether you require an initial high-level appraisal, completion of technical reports to accompany a Planning Application or detailed design post consent, SMA have the capabilities to do it all.

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January 2019 Update

11 - 02 - 2019

A good start to the year for SMA!