Emergency Service Developments

Using Swept Path Analysis Software

Emergency Service Developments

Sanderson Associates have used vehicle swept path analysis extensively to inform the design process in developing many new fire stations and emergency service developments for West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester Fire Authorities and others.

Swept Path Analysis has also been utilised for many NHS Trusts and Ambulance Authorities to ensure their emergency vehicles can carry out the manoeuvres required at new hospitals or existing sites where the layouts are changing.

Vehicle tracking simulations of various emergency vehicles is completed to ensure efficient access and egress to fire stations, hospitals and NHS trust sites and that training facilities can also accommodate worst case scenario vehicle turning requirements.

The swept paths below shows a Fire Tender making various manoeuvres within a site.

Swept Path Analysis, Fire Tender Maneuvering within a Site
Fire Tender

For this vehicle tracking analysis, a Fire Tender has been used to determine the swept path. The dimensions of the vehicle used are illustrated below. The vehicle overall length is 7.35 metres and 2.43 metres wide with a 7.1 metres kerb to kerb turning radius.

Fire Tender Vehicle Swept Path Analysis Model

Require Assistance with a Swept Path Analysis?

Sanderson Associates have enjoyed over 34 years in business, we have extensive experience in assisting our Clients with Swept Path Analysis Drawings and other Highway Planning Matters for a wide variety of major and minor developments throughout the whole of the UK, Isle of Man and Ireland.

We would be pleased to provide you with our competitive fee proposal to assist you with a Swept Path Analysis, please call us on 01924 844080 or click here to complete our secure online form.

Emergency Service Developments, Swept Path Analysis, West Yorkshire Fire Authority
Greater Manchester Fire Authority, NHS Trusts, Ambulance Authorities, Emergency Vehicles, New Hospitals
Changing Layout, Fire Tender, Ambulance
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