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Hydrock boosts transport planning team in north-west

25th Jan 2023

We’re delighted to announce Neil Bayliss-Rowe as the latest member of our transport planning team in Manchester as business demand continues to drive strategic expansion.

Joining directly from his role in Manchester City Council’s (MCC) Highways Management Team, Neil has been appointed as an associate predominantly covering the north-west.

On joining Hydrock, Neil Bayliss-Rowe, commented:

I’m delighted to be joining during this hugely exciting growth period. Having been involved in a number of high-profile projects as MCC’s Highways Development Control Lead, including numerous consultations for strategic sites such as Victoria North, Ancoats, Etihad Campus and First Street, I intend to continue the second-to-none service Hydrock is recognised for delivering across the built environment.

Neil brings over 16 years’ experience in transport planning, in both the private and public sector, where he has developed close working relationships with key stakeholders across the built environment.

Commenting on the appointment, Sam Denby, Regional Director Transportation at Hydrock, said:

We’re pleased to welcome Neil to the team to support the continued growth of our client base in the north-west. The specific public sector knowledge and relationships he brings will enable us to continue to successfully guide our clients through the complexities of the UK planning system and deliver positive outcomes.

Neil’s key areas of expertise include highways planning consultancy and masterplanning, providing commercially-focussed advice on developments across a wide variety of sectors.

This includes delivering pre-application negotiation, sustainable access/highway engineering, traffic modelling, active travel design and advice around future transport.