Andy Oates has been appointed as associate director at the civil, structural, highways, traffic and transportation consultancy, as it expands in the region.
Oates joins Pell Frischmann’s Manchester office from the specialist transport planning consultancy i-Transport, where he was associate partner.
He has more than 20 years’ experience across all aspects of transport planning and traffic engineering, including development planning, working on behalf of public and private sector clients throughout the North West and North Wales.
Pell Frischmann’s Manchester office is currently working with construction firm John Sisk and Sons to deliver the Port Salford rail freight facility; with Transport for Greater Manchester on substations designs for the Bury Metrolink line and with Stockport and Bury councils on next-generation cycle infrastructure designs.
It is also delivering the Quality Corridors Programme, the Town Centre Access Scheme and the EATF cycle schemes for Blackpool Council, as well as town centre urban regeneration and streetscape improvement projects in North Wales.
Other projects it is involved in are the redevelopment of the former AkzoNobel site for Homes England in Littleborough, the Canada Dock works for D. Morgan in Liverpool, the Poverty Lane development with Countryside and Persimmon Homes, Ledsham Garden Village with Redrow, and Horwich Loco Works with Morris Homes.
Matthew Davies, Pell Frischmann’s divisional director responsible for the North West and Wales, said: “We are delighted to have secured Andy’s appointment within our established and growing Manchester team.
“Andy has excellent experience which will enhance our traffic and transportation consultancy offering, allowing us to not only provide wider support to our existing clients but also offer a complete range of transport planning services to new clients.”