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Appeal Success for Dynamic Transport Planning on the A14

Dynamic Transport Planning have successfully supported a planning appeal for the development of a new Roadside Service Area off the A14 between Elmswell and Woolpit, Suffolk.  The development has now been granted planning approval following the decision by the Planning Inspectorate to uphold the appeal by EG Group Ltd against the decision of Mid-Suffolk Council.…

Transport All-rounder Joins the Dynamic Transport Planning Durham Office in 2024

Leading North East-based Independent Transport Consultancy Dynamic Transport Planning (DTP), are delighted to announce they have welcomed a new senior member of the team to their Chester-le-Street office, based at the Durham Cricket Riverside.  Jonathan Hazell joins the team in the role of Principal Transport Planner and brings with him over 15 years’ experience in…

Routes to the Riverside

The cricket season might be nearly over for 2023, but it’s not time to pack away the stumps just yet, International Cricket is back at the Riverside! England’s men host New Zealand for a T20 on Wednesday 30th August and England’s women v Sri Lanka for a One Day game on Saturday 9th September, it’s…

Active Travel: Why Should I?

You will have noticed that here at DTP we are wheeling down the road of all things active travel, and last week our new active travel blog post examined WHAT exactly is Active Travel? WHY is it important? HOW, WHEN and WHERE should Active Travel be implemented? And finally, WHO does Active Travel impact? You…

Embrace the Journey: Unlocking the Magic of Active Travel

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Empowering Local Talent: DTP welcome Transport Technician to the Durham office

Dynamic Transport Planning are delighted to announce that they have welcomed a new member to the team based in the Chester-le-Street office.  Ben Foster, 19, has joined the team in the role of Transport Planning Technician and will be supported by a number of internal and external training initiatives to apply existing and future skills…

Active Travel England is Unleashed: A Traffex Debut

As an avid reader of the DTP blog, you will be well aware that our senior team recently made their way from the north-east to Birmingham NEC to attend the Traffex roads and highways event. Over the three days many sessions were provided covering topics like, the ‘Route to Zero Carbon’, ‘SMART Motorways’, the ‘Future…

How could EV Infrastructure be increased in the UK?

June saw the return of Traffex at Birmingham NEC and a chance for the senior team to take a couple of days out of the office and find out what was new in the world of traffic and parking. After a good laugh/despair at the cost of parking in substandard sized spaces, the struggle of…

Transport in Vancouver

Having recently returned from holiday (or should I say vacation!)  in Vancouver, Canada, a number of transport-related concepts from across the pond piqued my interest, not just the fact that they drive on the ‘wrong’ side of the road! The first thing that becomes overtly evident is that Canada is a very green country – and that’s not just…

Dynamic Transport Planning supports AFC Fylde Football Stadium expansion

Dynamic Transport Planning are delighted to be supporting the plans for a new stand and indoor training dome at AFC Fylde’s Mill Farm Sports Village.  The development would see a new North Stand addition to the stadium with a capacity of 1,850 and a club museum and fan zone incorporated into the building. Lancashire’s largest…

Re-Imagining Railway Stations

Due to the covid crisis more of us are looking at exploring the UK this year as a get away than ever before. Whilst a lot of places have been hit hard by the pandemic, the tourist attractors have started to see a huge increase in footfall since the nice weather arrived As part of…

Dynamic Transport Planning Enhance Road Safety Audit Service

Two members of the Dynamic Transport Planning team have recently been confirmed as Members of the Society of Road Safety Auditors (SoRSA), enhancing the teams’ credentials for undertaking Road Safety Audits.  RSAs are undertaken when new road schemes are being designed and implemented and involve an independent review by a specialist road safety team focusing…

Why Build Roadside?

Roadside developments are one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK. It may feel like we are just following the Americans but the reality is the sector has swept the globe and continues to innovate for the future. Roadside developments and drive-thru developments may feel like an emerging trend but can you name a…

e-bikes : The next level of luxury accommodation?

We are getting used to seeing e-bikes whizzing around in towns and cities when undertaking a tourist tour or just commuting to a weekday job (covid dependent) but they are becoming more noticeable as part of add ons available with your holiday accommodation. Center Parcs Villages For anyone who has ever stayed at a UK…

5 Food-to-go Brands to watch out for in UK during 2021

Fed up of having the same choice when you are on the road? It does seem like the same brands are everywhere now, so it was only a matter of time before the biggest roadside operators and brands realised we needed something new to keep us interested. We have picked out five brands that are…

Transport North East – Have Your Say

DTP recently took part in an online public consultation event for the first North East Transport Plan. The plan is part of a strategy to ‘drive forward major improvements across the transport network to 2035’. As part of the consultation event the North East Combined Authority and North of Tyne Combined Authority are seeking YOUR…

Dynamic Transport Planning Celebrate Third Birthday with New Office in Durham

Dynamic Transport Planning are delighted to announce the opening of our new office at the Lambs Cottage building on Renny’s Lane in the Dragonville area of Durham City. The opening of our office is a double celebration for DTP as it coincides with our third Birthday next week! The recent growth of the team means that…

The Road Train Comeback – A Magical City Ride?

When we think of road trains, we think of the Benidorm holidays, the trips to the old town in Crete, a low budget decorated Christmas train ride and even a trip up the coast from Tynemouth to Whitley Bay. But could the humble road train be one of the answers helping towns and cities post…

The UK Love Affair with the Drive-Thru

Lockdown has emphasised our obsession with drive-thru fast food outlets and coffee shops. But why are we drawn to them so much?

Covid-19: Transport Implications as the UK Looks Beyond Lockdown

The announcement made by the Secretary of State for Transport during the Government’s daily Coronavirus briefing on Saturday 9th May 2020 aims to promote walking and cycling as the centre and clear focus of the strategy to address the Covid-19 challenge of social distancing and the associated impact on capacity of public transport services.

‘Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads!’

How are cities around the world adapting their transport infrastructure to coronavirus?

DTP North West Base Expands

Dynamic Transport Planning Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Rebecca Hesketh as an Associate.

Dynamic Transport Academy – Education at the Heart of DTP

DTP are pleased to announce that we now offer free highways learning resources

Transport Planning as Part of the Development Planning Process

New developments require Planning Approval

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