JMS provides comprehensive site engineering services from planning through design, permitting, and construction.
JMS has developed significant technical knowledge from an extensive list of retail/commercial, office, residential, recreational, resort, mixed-use, industrial, educational, and municipal projects. Our expertise in a diverse range of specialised areas, including site selection and due diligence, feasibility studies, utilities assessment, site/civil engineering design and permitting, complements and approvals and adoptions
Roads & Highways
Why Use JMS?
- Comply with highway standards
- Obtain technical approval of proposed schemes
- Follow adoption procedures, such as section 38 and 278 work
- Comply with planning requirements, such as section 106 agreements
- Deal with drainage authorities for sewer adoptions
Our experience in highway design ranges from estate road design to major interchange improvements.
Our involvement may be a simple crossover agreement to gain access to a small development to designing a new link road to serve 1200 units.
With developments scattered across much of the country, JMS have experience in dealing with many of the Highways & Water authorities. In most cases this liaison will involve gaining approvals for onsite Section 38 Agreements as well as off site Section 278 Agreements.
JMS have the expertise and most up to date design software required to deliver all types of carriageway design.View projects
Drainage and SuDs
Why Use JMS for Drainage?
- Familiar with current policies and standards
- Good working relationship with Water Authorities
- Full use of latest modelling software
- Economical drainage designs
- Wide range of accepted SUDS schemes
Although the Code for Sustainable Homes has now been withdrawn, the principles and requirement to demonstrate minimal impact from development remain.
JMS have wide experience of all forms of Sustainable Drainage systems (SuDS) from the use of private and adoptable permeable paving to wet and dry swales, infiltration and detention ponds, the use of landscaping to convey and clean surface water.
If designed in from inception, SuDS schemes can offer a very economical drainage solution with added value and ecological benefits.View projects
- Transport Assessments
- Transport Statements
- Travel Plans
- Parking Management Plans
JMS can provide an all-in-one pre-application Transport Planning service to assist developments in meeting requirements to promote and encourage the use of sustainable transport modes.
In consultation with the Local Highway Authority, we can prepare a Transport Assessment or Transport Statement to be submitted in support of a planning application, comprising an assessment of the likely trip generations of a development proposal and, where necessary, conduct a full assessment of the impact on the local highway network and design mitigation measures in conjunction with our Civil Engineering team.
JMS can also design bespoke Travel Plans to meet Local Authority approval and assist users of a development in making sustainable transport choices.Projects
Hurdles are anticipated and resolved through professional planning and services are integrated throughout both our in-house teams and other disciplines. All conducted with our ethos of using the latest software from conception to completion.
Technical competence, pragmatic leadership and prudent independence means that confidence can be taken for our designs whether an extension for a house or the construction of a multi-storey apartment or office block.