Spatial planning has a major influence on traffic movement and growth on the Strategic Road Network (SRN). To support sustainable economic development and regeneration, traffic growth will need to be accommodated whilst ensuring a balance with Highways England’s objectives set out in Strategic Business Plan (2015-2020) and the Delivery Plan (2015-2020)
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group, provides expert consultancy that covers the full project lifecycle. We build strong client relationships by understanding the challenges they face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality.
Atkins has been working for The Crown Estate for 20 years, developing a public realm strategy to raise the quality of the buildings, streets, and spaces around the client’s two urban estates in the West End, namely Regent Street and St. James’s.
Southampton City Council identified the need for an updated pedestrian wayfinding system to promote walking and aid navigation across the city. A prototype on-street signage system was initially developed and tested in-situ as part of the Southampton Legible City initiative.
A key aspiration of the programme was to improve the image, identity and user experience of Southampton for the benefit of residents, businesses and visitors alike.
Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) is a major asset in the development of the UK’s life science research, teaching and healthcare industries. It is a growing generator of travel demand, with 17,250 staff and 14,500 visitors each day.
The sheer scale and complexity of the Gorgon Project is unprecedented. The Greater Gorgon gas field, one of Australia’s largest natural gas resources, contains a staggering 40 trillion cubic feet of gas. Situated off the coast of Western Australia in a Class A nature reserve, and cyclone corridor – it required the expertise of a team with a reputation for delivering in challenging and remote environments. SNC-Lavalin were well placed to ensure the best outcome for their client and the local comm
Atkins is assisting DSB to obtain 30 new electrically powered locomotives and new coaches. The objective is to procure standardized locomotives, which provide a more reliable and eco friendly rail service for Danish passengers.
Atkins is assisting Rail Net Denmark to deliver the most important combined upgrade in passenger and freight train services in Europe – applying the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) across 2,300 km of twin track on the Danish rail network. The programme also includes replacement of signalling on the entire Copenhagen mass transit system (S-lines) (170 km double track).
High Speed 2 (HS2) is a new high speed rail network being developed and promoted by HS2 Ltd. Tasked with delivering economic growth, transformational connectivity improvements, journey time reductions and capacity enhancements, the scheme as proposed by HS2 Ltd involves developing a Y shaped network, connecting eight of the ten largest cities in Britain. As proposed it involves three phases: Phase 1, Phase 2a and Phase 2b.
The Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communication mandated JBV to assess HSR in Norway including analysis of whether it could contribute to obtaining a socio-economically efficient and sustainable transport system. Atkins (supported by consortium partners) were commissioned to provide market, financial and economic analysis to support the assessment.