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Integrating transport planning and urban design adds significant value to projects through the creation of a genuine sense of place along with the reassurance that schemes will be deliverable and realistic.
Our designers have the expertise and technical knowledge to understand sites and their distinctive context in order to deliver high quality, viable developments which are design-led and compliant with urban design best practice and government guidance.
We have been involved the preparation of national-level design guidance, including Manual for Streets 1 and 2, Designing Streets for the Scottish Government and residential parking research for DCLG.
The team is involved in a wide range of strategic residential and commercial schemes for expanding towns and cities, throughout the UK and beyond.
Leeds Metropolitan University
PJA was commissioned by Leeds Metropolitan University to undertake a comprehensive review of the Universitys Headingley Campus.
Barnet Town Centre
PJA was instructed to advise on the potential for improvements to the busy and complex traffic signal-controlled junction of Wood Street and A1000/High Street in Barnet.
Winter Gardens, Bournemouth
PJA was appointed by Inland Ltd to provide highway and urban design advice for a new development on the site of the former Winter Gardens, Bournemouth.
Bexleyheath Town Centre
PJA was appointed in 2009 by LB Bexley, working with Choudhury Lichfield & Associates and Feria Urbanism, to prepare preliminary designs for a number of public realm and street improvements around Bexleyheath Town Centre, London.
University of Worcester
Phil Jones Associates was appointed by the University to undertake a review of the existing Travel Plan and set out a strategy to further encourage a modal shift away from single-occupancy vehicle use.
Southwark Cycling Demand Study
Identification of patterns for cycling demand trends within the Southwark Borough leading to the identification of a strategic cycling network.
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Ongoing estate development to create state-of-the-art research and medical facilities and estate management of access, parking and travel behaviour.
Southwark Walking Demand Study
Identification of patterns for walking trends within the Southwark Borough to establish the areas and type of people with the highest propensity to walk.
Bishopton Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon
Phil Jones Associates was appointed in 2013 by Taylor Wimpey and Miller Homes to produce a residential led mixed use masterplan for a 25 ha (61.7 acre) site to the north-west of Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Station Road, Newport
PJA was appointed by St Modwen Developments and Telford and Wrekin Council to carry out all transport services in relation to their promotion of a large mixed use development at Newport, Shropshire.
Phil Jones Associates was appointed by St Modwen in 2012 to be their ongoing specialist transport advisor in support of this major development.
Manual for Streets 1 & 2
PJA was part of the core team that produced MfS, and Phil Jones was a lead author on MfS2.
Welsh Active Travel Guidance and Standards
Phil Jones has been appointed by the Welsh Assembly to chair the Working Group tasked with publishing a set of technical guidelines and standards for cycling.
Birmingham City Council Greenbelt Study
PJA has been commissioned by Birmingham City Council to provide a transport appraisal of a number of strategic development options within the Greenbelt, to the north of the City.
Elms Park, Cheltenham
Phil Jones Associates was appointed by Bloor Homes and Persimmon Homes to provide transport consultancy advice in support of a major new garden neighbourhood for North West Cheltenham.
Recent News Articles
Green Light for 800 houses in Coventry Green Belt
Plans for 800 homes on green belt land in Keresley have been approved by Coventry City Council. PJA has provided advice to Lioncourt Homes in relation to the site since 2012, including the preparation of written representations to the Core Strategy, Transport Assessment, Framework Travel Plan and a Mitigation Strategy to accompany an outline planning application.
PJA in meeting with Transport Minister, Patrick McLoughlin
Director Mark Nettleton was invited to meet the Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport. Mark accompanied St Modwen to talk about the ongoing regeneration of the Longbridge development, as the Minister and prospective Conservative candidate for Northfield, Rachel Maclean, visited the site.
PJA announced as a finalist in the 2015 NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards
We are delighted that we have been shortlisted as a Finalist in the Specialist Consultant category of the 2015 NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards.
Another appeal win for PJA on behalf of Richborough Estates
Richborough Estates have been successful in gaining planning consent on appeal for the development of 113 dwellings in Baldwin’s Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme, with a partial award of costs.
PJA launches Graduate Development Programme
We have ambitious expansion plans and we see our Graduates as being a major part of our future success. Over the past months we have been busy developing a two-year Graduate Development Programme and we are now seeking applications from Graduates for a Summer/Autumn 2015 start in our Birmingham and Reading offices.
TfL International Cycling Infrastructure Best Practice Study
In 2013, Phil Jones of PJA and John Dales of Urban Movement led a team that undertook an International Cycling Infrastructure Best Practice Study (ICIBPS) on behalf of Transport for London.
Is shared space dangerous?
Phil Jones was interviewed on radio recently regarding the safety of shared space schemes, in response to comments from campaign groups for blind and visually impaired people.
Phil Jones Associates wins work on multi-million pound TfL Quietways contract
PJA has been confirmed as part of the high profile team led by walking and cycling charity Sustrans to deliver the first of Transport for London’s £120 million Quietways cycle network announced by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson this week.
Phil Jones crowned CEO of the Year!!!
Phil Jones, the founder and managing director of PJA, has been crowned European CEO of the Year in the Small Firm category by the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE). The award recognises his success at growing PJA into one of the UK's leading independent transport planning specialists.
New Opportunity - Consultant Transport Planner
We are currently recruiting for a Consultant Transport Planner to join our Birmingham team. Please see below for further information regarding this opportunity and for details of how to apply.
PJA helps to secure £8 million funding for infrastructure support
PJA has played a pivotal role for leading regeneration specialist St. Modwen in helping to secure £8 million in funding for an infrastructure package that will significantly affect the largest regeneration of the former MG Rover plant at Longbridge.
PJA and PCL - Combined Cycling Expertise
PJA and Project Centre Ltd, the leading engineering and landscape architecture consultancy, have joined forces to provide a complete service to local authorities on cycling related projects.
The role of the Highways Agency in the planning process could be about to change
Currently, local planning authorities in England must consult the Highways Agency (HA) over every development likely to lead to an increase in the volume of traffic on a trunk road, or have an impact on the character of traffic entering or leaving the road.
A birthday to remember
Inspired by a milestone birthday, PJA Director Nigel Millington (pictured left) has devoted some serious energy this summer in raising money for Action Medical Research, a charity dedicated to medical research into conditions specifically affecting babies and children.
PJA support Longbridge Light Festival
PJA was proud to sponsor the Longbridge Light Festival on Saturday evening - which attracted more than 5,000 people.
Experienced AutoCAD Engineer/Technician required
Based in our Birmingham head office, we are looking for an experienced AutoCAD Engineer/Technician with a proven track record in the production of accurate and high quality engineering based AutoCAD drawings.
Another Shared Space consent for PJA
We are very pleased to report that outline planning permission was last night granted for our shared space scheme at the former Winter Gardens site in Bournemouth, on behalf of Inland Homes.
PJA scheme ranked amongst best new affordable housing schemes
We're delighted that our affordable housing scheme for Accord Housing has won an award as one of the best new affordable housing schemes in the UK at the Inside Housing Awards 2014.
PJA compete in charity cricket tournament
Friday 5th September saw a team from PJA compete in the No 5 Chambers Anthony Barker QC Charity Shield cricket tournament at Moseley Cricket Club in Birmingham.
PJA opens in Reading
PJA is delighted to announce the opening of its new office in Reading.
PJA makes a trio of promotions and appointments
Mark Nettleton has been promoted from Technical Director to the role of Director, Matthew Franklin has been promoted to the position of Principal Consultant and Chris Stack, who previously worked at Atkins, has been appointed as Principal Consultant
PJA advises cycling legend Chris Boardman
Phil Jones has been advising cycling legend Chris Boardman on his campaign for a cycling revolution across the country.
Bexleyheath Shared Space Scheme recognised in national awards
We're delighted that our Bexleyheath town centre revitalisation scheme for LB Bexley has received a Commendation in the 'Streets' category at this year's CIHT Transport Awards.