Steve F Sissons BSc (Hons) MTPS

Transport & Development Planning, Flood FRA's, Civil Engineering, Contamination, Pre Planning Reports, Project Advice and Management

Steve is a Director for Hegsons Design Consultancy Ltd and has over 40 years of experience undertaking multi-disciplinary projects for public authorities and private sector companies, in Commercial, Retail, Leisure and Residential Areas. and is a Member of the Transport Planning Society.

Steve has extensive experience in leading and managing small and large complex schemes, undertaking project management roles, master planning, transport planning, flood sudies, work place travel plans, school travel plan, change management plans, travel behaviour studies, environmental studies, civil engineering design, highway safety audits, traffic audits, traffic management, appeals, public inquires and expert witness.

He has extensive national and international experience in town centre regeneration, education, residential, retail, health, leisure and commercial environments. Steve has been Project Director for Hotel at Winnersh, Hilton Hotel Reading, the Felixstowe Local Transport Strategy, Silverstone Masterplan, the Travel planning and relocation programme for Oxfordshire County Councils ‘Better Office Programme’ and the Cirencester Town Centre traffic, movement and regeneration study. In addition to numerous projects across the UK and Ireland he has international experience on projects such as the Arkopolis Mixed-use development in Sofia Bulgaria and the transport and movement strategy for the ‘Coliseum Centre’ mixed use development in Bucharest Romania.


During Steve’s career he has held the following positions:

Technical Director of Transport Travel Planning (UK) & Development Planning Mouchel’s London Office / UK Development Planning Director(Transport) at Hyder Consulting Ltd / Divisional Director Transportation, & Civil Engineering and Company Marketing Joynes Pike & Associates Ltd / Associate Director of Transport & Civil Engineering Ward Cole Consulting Engineers / Engineering Contract Officer Nottingham County Council / Course Consultant & Lecturer The Nottingham Trent University / Managing Director Belvoir Vale Homes Ltd / Managing Director of Architecture, Transportation, Civil & Structural Engineering GPN (Southern) Ltd Multi- Disciplined Consultants / Chief Engineer- Transportation and Civil Engineering Beazer Homes PLc / Senior Engineer - Transportation and Civil Engineering, Costain Construction & Homes PLc / Senior Engineer - Transportation and Civil Engineering J. Spratley Architects and Engineers / Design Engineer - Transportation and Civil Engineering William Davis Ltd / Engineering Technician - Civil Engineering Nottingham City Council

Ken Hegarty, BE (Hons), MEngSc, CEng, MIEI, MCIHT

Transport & Development Planning, Traffic Engineering, Travel Planning, Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering,Project Advice and Management

Ken is a Director of Hegsons Design Consultancy Ltd and has over 20 years’ local and overseas experience covering the areas of civil & environmental engineering, traffic engineering, transport and development planning. Ken is a Chartered Member of Institution of Engineers of Ireland and a member of the Institution of Highways & Transportation.

Ken has undertaken various transportation and development planning studies, principally in the areas of sustainable transport, travel plans, transport assessments, transport feasibility studies, traffic engineering, transport modelling and economic appraisal, bus priority and cycle route design, environmental studies, expert witness on transport issues and civil and structural engineering studies. He has excellent management, communication and presentational skills refined through working on multi-disciplinary team based projects.

He has led on various transport, development and master planning studies in Ireland, the UK and overseas, including National Transport Authorities Smarter Travel Programme,the Oxfordshire County Council Change Management Study, Southwest Guildford ITB (Influencing Travel Behaviours) Study, Frogmoor Development High Wycombe UK, Travelodge Winnerish Reading UK , Respond Housing Association Residential Developments Ireland, Cambridge County Councils' School Transport Assessment Studies, Swords Shopping Centre Dublin, Limerick Bus Priority Scheme, Felixstowe Local Transport Strategy, Brisbane Football Stadium Development Australia, transport and movement strategy for the ‘Coliseum Centre’ in Bucharest Romania and transport and development planning for the Arkopolis Development, a large mixed used development in Sofia Bulgaria.


During Ken’s career he has held the following positions:

Mouchel Group plc Associate Transport & Development Planning / Hyder Consulting Ltd, Bristol Transport Group Manager & Principal Transport Planner / Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick Ltd Senior Transport Planner / Arup Consulting Engineers, Transport Engineering & Planning, Ireland, UK and Australia / Waterford Institute of Technology, Transport & Highways College Lecturer