The Challenge

We were commissioned by the Citrus Group Ltd to support their planning submission for a large scale mixed use development to the south of Bowburn near junction 61 of the A1(M). Integra 61 will create a major business hub and the proposals offer a significant opportunity to deliver a landmark development which will help drive forward economic growth across the North East Region and in particular County Durham, as well as providing new homes to meet identified local needs. 

SYSTRA's Role

We provided traffic and transport advice to support the planning application for the site assessing the impact of the proposed development on the local and strategic road networks. SYSTRA were also tasked with identifying mitigation works to the existing road network and the preliminary design of the entrance roundabout and first phase internal access road. The design of both of these elements was undertaken in Civils 3d and AutoCAD in accordance with the appropriate DMRB standards.