about hamilton-baillie associates

Hamilton-Baillie Associates Ltd is a small company providing specialist knowledge and experience of innovative solutions for reconciling traffic movement with quality public spaces in cities, towns and villages.

Based in Bristol, Hamilton-Baillie Associates Ltd provides practical advice and policy development work to combine urban design, traffic engineering and safety improvements. Clients include highway authorities, government agencies, developers, community groups and design teams in architecture, urban and landscape design, planning, regeneration, transport and traffic engineering.

Hamilton-Baillie Associates' work draws on extensive research and observations of best practice in mainland Europe, North America and across the UK.

Ben Hamilton-Baillie originally qualified as an architect, before moving to work in housing, transport and planning. He founded the company in 2003. He has a lifelong interest in improving the quality of streets and public spaces, and finding new ways to promote safety, economic vitality and civility. He has specialised in exploring a range of practical measures and principles to develop and refine innovative street design, especially in the emerging field of "shared space". He serves on a number of regional design panels, and is a visiting lecturer at the University of Bath and the University of the West of England. He is a "Built Environment Expert" (BEE) for the Design Commission CABE.

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Jevington Rural Traffic Study

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Jevington Parish Council has commissioned Hamilton-Baillie Associates to explore methods of improving village quality and reducing the impact of traffic on this linear village a... more »

Enfield Town Centre

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Enfield Society sponsored Ben Hamilton-Baillie to spend a day with local residents in Enfield on July 30th, and to present some initial observations and recommendations at an eveni... more »

The Tower of London

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Hamilton-Baillie Associates have joined Feria Urbanism (Richard Eastman) and Stuart Wilson to advice the Historic Royal Palaces Trust and the team at the Tower of London on ways... more »