Monthly Archives: April 2020

SCP open up a debate on the future of public transport patronage

By |2020-04-29T13:01:40+00:00April 29th, 2020|News|

SCP have been looking at and analysing travel trends across the UK, in public transport. Focusing on train patronage decline since the lockdown began in late March, patronage has not only remained low but fallen further. Car use by comparison slowly increased since lockdown started. Below SCP speculate on the longer term potential effects to

SCP’s updated analysis of Covid-19 travel trends

By |2020-04-27T12:55:38+00:00April 27th, 2020|News|

The UK has been in lockdown by Government guidelines for 5 weeks. Through analysis of Apple’s mobility data SCP look at what we are seeing in terms of travel changes in the major cities. From this data, as seen in the above graphs, the difference from 26 March vs 23 April shows; • Driving has

Highway design and technical approval

By |2020-04-24T12:27:54+00:00April 24th, 2020|News|

One of SCPs core business skills is the design and technical approval of highways. This includes all scheme from a small entrance up to link roads and major junctions, including roundabouts and traffic signals ranging from £1Million to £30Million schemes. SCP understand and have extensive experience in both design and build skills as well as

The effect of Covid-19 Lockdown on travel in the UK

By |2020-04-20T14:46:18+00:00April 20th, 2020|News|

SCP are utilising data we have access to alongside data from Apple and Google to monitor the effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic and lockdown on travel in the three cities where our offices are based. The Apple data, illustrated in the graphs above, reflects requests for directions in Apple Maps and therefore has its limitations,

SCP’s Clarification on Applications and Order through Covid-19

By |2020-04-17T12:37:43+00:00April 17th, 2020|News|

SCP work for and closely with local authorities on many projects including planning applications and closure orders through our transport and highways support for clients. Due to the shift into lock-down there has been a few changes in the way the Department for Transport (DfT) are able to process applications and orders. Clients have ask

SCP Supporting Windfarms

By |2020-04-15T16:04:39+00:00April 15th, 2020|News|

Since 1991, SCP have provided support for many clients within the Energy and Renewable Energy Market. SCP have been able to utilise their broad knowledge of Highways and Infrastructure to successfully support our client’s goals for their project, particularly for Onshore and Offshore Windfarms. SCP has comprehensive experience in dealing with onshore wind farm and

Highways and Transport Support for Gulliver’s World Expansion

By |2020-04-08T14:23:38+00:00April 8th, 2020|News|

SCP are pleased to have been a part of the Woodland expansion application at Warrington Gulliver’s World. Working closely with County Planning Ltd, SCP supported the application through a detailed transport assessment highlighting the low impact the extension would be making on the highway and transport network around the park and the existing sustainable travel

Transport Planning Assists Successful Planning Application

By |2020-04-03T12:45:57+00:00April 3rd, 2020|News|

The planning application for the redevelopment of the Deganwy Library into 3 No. 3 storey houses has been approved! SCP supported the application by successfully resolving the transport and highways issues. The lay-by on the site frontage, which was used by visitors to the library, SCP demonstrated the availability of visitor parking close by. The