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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Disability and the Built Environment

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The Women and Equalities Committee have published the submissions for their inquiry into disabilities and the built environment.You can read our submission and recommenda... more »

Shared space in Japan

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Tsukuba University, near Tokyo, hosted the weeklong international "Global Science Week" in September 2016.  Ben Hamilton-Baillie provided a number of presentations a... more »

Saltash, Cornwall

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Saltash Town Council is preparing a Neighbourhood Plan in response to the need for housing and business growth the the north and west of the town. Ben Hamilton-Baillie carried o... more »