What are the CDM Regulations?

The construction industry has always had a disproportionately high level of fatalities, major injuries and incidents of ill-health when compared with other industries. It was identified that there was a need to reduce risk by better co-ordination, management and co-operation between all parties involved in construction. This led to the introduction of the original Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994 (CDM94).

Concerns were raised from within the construction industry and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that CDM94 was not delivering the health and safety improvements that were expected of it. After extensive consultation The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007) came into effect in April 2007. These regulations revised and brought together the CDM94 Regulations and the Construction (Health Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996 into a single package.

The CDM 2007 regulations were introduced with the aim of reducing the risk to health and safety of all those involved in a construction project, from the projects’ inception all the way through to project completion and beyond.

Sanderson Associates and CDM Regulations

At Sanderson Associates we understand our duties and responsibilities as a Designer under CDM 2007 and fulfil this role on all projects we are employed on.  We are also able to provide the role of CDM Coordinator (CDMC) on highway schemes by using our own in house CDM Coordinator.

If required we can provide Clients with further information to help them carry out their duties under the regulations.

Require Assistance with CDM (2007) Regulations?

We would be pleased to provide you with our competitive fee proposal to assist you in complying with the CDM (2007) Regulations, please call us on 01924 844080 or click here to complete our secure online form.


What our Clients' say:

Steve Wright, Architect, Flood Risk Assessment – Residential

Thu 5 June 2014

Just a note to thank you for your prompt and efficient service providing the Flood Risk Assessment. It is the second time I have used your company for the provision of an FRA to be included within a Planning Application. I can say that your company, and yourself on this occasion, have been very professional(...)

Charles Looker, Farming Business, Swept Path Analysis

Tue 25 March 2014

When we required a swept path analysis for our project, Sanderson Associates were prompt, practical and helpful in providing it.

Janet Armitage, Tourism Business, Transport Statement

Fri 14 February 2014

We are a small farming and tourism business, who have used Sanderson Associates on several projects. In each case we have found them to be efficient, pleasant and very helpful, always prepared to go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.

Gareth King, Architect, Pozzoni LLP, Flood Risk Assessment – National Water Sports Centre

Wed 5 February 2014

Sanderson Associates were appointed to assist with the discussions and objections we were having with the Environment Agency for various planning applications at the National Water Sports Centre. Sanderson Associates produced detailed Flood Risk Assessments and liaised with various departments of the Environment Agency to overcome the difficulties we were facing at this flood prone(...)

Stewart Rowe, Principal, The Planning & Design Bureau Ltd

Tue 28 January 2014

Sanderson Associates were instructed late in the day to produce a Flood Risk Assessment to accompany an existing planning application for residential redevelopment (46 units) of green field land in Essex. This required the modelling of flood events along a Main River and the need to demonstrate that the risk to life and property had(...)

Andrew Bellas, Developer, Siddalls Property Ltd, Flood Risk Assessment, Industrial Development

Wed 11 December 2013

Thanks for your help and professionalism in preparing the FRA to support this project. Your tact and tenacity, when dealing with the local authority, paid off. Great service.

Ray Forsyth (Architect), Flood Risk Assessment, Retail Development

Thu 21 November 2013

On time, Within Budget, Good staff liaison, a job well done.

Alison Eckersley, Private Individual, Planning Appeal Proposed Residential Development

Wed 23 October 2013

Robert Greenwood and his team guided us through a Planning Inspectorate Appeal. Robert’s calm and focused attitude was exactly what was needed and the resulting report won our Appeal on all points. All communications were dealt with promptly, we felt there was a real interest in the job in hand from the firm. We would(...)

Kerry Taylor, Kerry Taylor Auctions – Flood Risk Assessment

Fri 18 October 2013

Sanderson Associates were efficient, great value for money (especially compared to some of the London firms) and really nice people to deal with. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.

Andrew Watt MRICS, MAZE Planning Solutions – Flood Risk Assessment

Wed 11 September 2013

An efficient and responsive service that ensured submission of a robust Flood Risk Assessment which quickly secured Environment Agency support and holds the key to retrospective approval of development that forms an important part of an established hotel business.

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