Station Road, Haworth

Dalehead Properties Ltd
Haworth, West Yorkshire, UK
Planning Authority
Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Transport Statement, Travel Plan, S278 Highway Design, Road Safety Audit

Project Overview

AMA provided highways and transportation advice relating to the re-development of the former Haworth Fire Station, to a new food retail unit gaining a successful planning consent.

The proposals were for a retail store of 4,000ft2 with supporting car parking and servicing facilities.

AMA provided a full highways service taking the scheme through the scoping process, preparing a Transport Statement, Travel Plan, Car Park Management Strategy, Road Safety Audit and Section 278 Design of the proposed highway improvements.

Key Inputs / Outcomes

Given the sites location bounding a railway, mini-roundabout and railway yard, the site access strategy was paramount to this scheme, including its detailed design. Key inputs included:

  • Undertaking speed surveys on Station Road to justify pro-rata visibility splays and a suitable access design which accommodated customer and service vehicles safely.
  • An iterative process with Bradford Highways to agree the access design and level of scheme impact.
  • Agreement on the off-site highway improvements including a bespoke pedestrian access design.
  • Preparation of the Section 278 agreement detailed design drawings for agreement with Bradford Highways to Technical Approval and the tendering process
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