What we do


Focus TP is a specialist transportation planning consultancy, providing client focussed advice to the development industry and local authorities. From our base in the North West of England we work on projects across the UK, using our expertise and experience to deliver a high quality, value driven service that is tailored to your needs. 

Pre-planning & Concept Design

Focus TP offers advice at the initial pre-planning stage. We ensure that masterplans deliver practical and effective highway layouts that meet the requirements of future site users and consenting authorities.  Our services include:

  • Site feasibility appraisal & preliminary access design

  • Land use transportation studies

  • Site masterplan appraisal and vehicle swept path services

  • Car parking assessments

  • Accessibility audits

  • Traffic management / traffic calming design

  • Advice on legal procedures such as road closures, diversions, stopping up orders, etc.


Government policy dictates that all sizeable development schemes subject to planning permission must be supported by an appraisal of transport matters. Focus TP specialise in negotiating the scope and preparation of key reports such as:

  • Transport Statement / Transport Assessment

  • Travel Plan

  • Environmental Statement (Transport Chapter)

  • HGV Delivery & Servicing Plans

  • Parking Management Plans

  • Input into S106 planning obligations


We offer a range of post planning consent services to help guide our clients through to the on-the-ground delivery of their projects. Our services include:

  • Management of detailed design of highway improvement works to secure S278 / S184 / S38 agreements with highway authorities

  • Construction Traffic Management Plans

  • Temporary and permanent Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) / highway licences

  • Travel Plan implementation


Focus TP regularly act for private and public sector clients at planning inquiries, planning appeals and Local Plan Examination in Public (EIP) sessions. Our input includes both the preparation of written evidence, as well as giving evidence as expert witness.