SMA has considerable experience in the residential sector, working for many house builders, local authorities and housing associations to secure planning consents across the UK. We offer detailed advice and support to our clients, with development ranging from solely residential schemes to urban extensions, which incorporate housing into retail and commercial developments to help provide a sustainable place to live.

Our experienced Travel Planning team also provide services to more than 5,000 homes across 12 counties on behalf of our various Clients. This focusses on encouraging sustainable travel modes, helping to reduce the overall traffic impacts associated with the development.

SMA has also secured planning consents for a number of hotel developments in the UK, including:

  • Travelodge Hotels in Newbury, Basingstoke, Harrow & Woking – Preparation of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and Car Park Management Plans
  • Regency Park Hotel, Thatcham, Berkshire – Preparation of Travel Plan to support planning application for 25-bed extension
  • Stanmore Hotel, Heathrow – Completion of Air Quality Assessment, Travel Plan and Car Parking Management Plan
  • Premier Inn Hotels in Newbury & Fleet – Technical Reports to support planning application and S.278 design
  • Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire – Technical Reports for 120-bed hotel as part of wider scheme

How our expertise
can help you

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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November 2017 Update

20 - 11 - 2017

Lidl opens new store in Calcot, Reading Lidl’s new store at Calcot opened its doors on 26th October. SMA was pleased to assist Lidl during the planning and detail design stages, with the Transport Assessment and S278 highways works.