Civil Engineering

AMB Consultants believe that Civil Engineering advice should commence at the initial design stage, to enable input into the proposed site layout plan, with particular regard to accessibility, junction location, visibility splays, road alignment, earthwork levels, drainage design and public utility requirements.


This allows any constraints to be identified at the planning stage, so that the scheme put forward to the Planning Authority can be constructed once planning permission is granted.


Once planning permission has been granted, the developer is obliged to obtain technical approval for the development.


The benefits of using our Civil Engineering services are

  • Helping you to secure planning permission
  • Overcoming existing site constraints to unlock development potential.
  • Fully engineered solutions that are acceptable to the adopting Authorities.
  • Solutions which are cost effective to the client.

We have vast experience in the preparation of civil engineering designs for all types of development. We are able to undertake all the necessary engineering design work for a development site, from the initial conception stage through to the securing of planning approval, obtaining technical approval for all elements of the design and finally providing construction drawings for tendering and site works.


Our services include:

  • Highway Alignment Design and Technical Specification, including
    • priority junctions,
    • roundabouts and
    • Traffic signals
  • Preparation of plans to obtain Technical Approval for infrastructure that is intended to be adopted by the local highway authority
  • Drainage Design
  • Preparation of Contract Documentation and Technical Specification for Tender
  • Evaluation of Tender Submissions
  • Traffic Management Design
  • Public Transport Infrastructure Design
  • Advice on road adoption, road closures, public rights of way and highway legal issues
  • Advice on defective public highway and private road construction
  • Advice regarding the Highways Act 1980 including:-
    • Section 38 Agreements
    • Section 50 licences 
    • Section 62 Advice
    • Section 72 Advice
    • Section 171 Advice
    • Section 184 Agreements
    • Section 278 Agreements
  • Advice regarding the Town and Country Planning Act including:-
    • Section 106 Agreements
  • Residential layouts and designs in accordance with the latest Manual for Streets (1 & 2) guidance
  • Ground modelling and calculation of earthwork volumes
  • Project Management, Works Supervision and Works Inspection on NEC Contracts
  • Advice regarding The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2007)