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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Urban Transport Awards 2014

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Poynton Town Centre wins the 2014 Urban Transport Street Design Award. Ben Hamilton-Baillie accepted the award at the Transport Practitioners' Meeting on behalf of Cheshire Eas... more »

Selborne report published

View news article » Selborne report published

Rural parts of Britain are under severe pressure from traffic, especially in the high-growth areas of the South-East. The historic villages of Selborne, Oakhanger and Blackmoor... more »

Poynton wins Highways Award

View news article » Poynton wins Highways Award

The scheme for Poynton was awarded the Highways Magazine 2013 Award for Congestion Reduction on October 10th. This award marks the acceptance of the scheme amongst the highways... more »