Welcome to TMPlans

Our plan is to provide a service that is fast, innovative, and technically advanced 3D visualisation giving a cost effective service.

Using the most up-to-date equipment, methods and software packages to help create your traffic management plan.
We understand the ever changing and fast paced environment surrounding traffic management and our customers needs are paramount.
We can cater for all types of TM Plans; on any road, at any speed in 2D or as a 3D visualisation.

Our specialisation

3D visualisation BIM is very much upon us and we can offer you the facility to create your BIM content for your client so you don’t need to invest heavily in software and technicians.

2D detail plans- Whether you require dual carriageway schematics, to scale Mastermap plans, or specialist utility mapping we can provide all available mapping data.

Swept path analysis We have the most up to date swept path analysis software available.

Traffic management drawings – Our processes will enable us to return your completed drawings quickly and in the format you require.

Meet the Team

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to deliver your planning designs and requirements

Lionel Boyes

Lionel Boyes


Innovating the business since 1986 and Lionel is always looking for ways to improve on the customer experience and pushing to get 3D accepted as a viable medium was one of this goals.
Working with Associated Asphalt Traffic Management Lionel was the first person to produce Traffic Management designs in CAD format for contracts such as the M25 DBFO for Balfour Beatty Skanska. Later working with Aggregate Industries and Chevron TM Lionel has produced traffic management design for some of the largest projects carried out on UK roads with the best teams available in the business.
With TMPlans Lionel is taking 3D technology and expanding on it to provide BIM compliant temporary traffic management visualisations.

Paul Westby

Paul Westby

Senior Design Engineer

Paul has over 10 years working in the traffic management design industry producing drawings for some of the largest civil engineering companies in the UK. Most notably working on contracts such as Oldham Mumps Metrolink, Manchester’s Second City Crossing (2CC) and the 2012 London Olympics.

Ian Ibbotson

Ian Ibbotson

BA (Hons) LA Dip LA CMLI, Director, New Visual Solutions

New Visual Solutions specialises in the use of industry standard 3D modelling and animation software to produce high quality photomontages, design visualisations, animations and interactive 3D models. Particular skills include modelling infrastructure, industrial, energy, minerals and landscape projects, showing how these proposed developments would appear in the landscape and preparing visualisation outputs for assessment purposes.

New Visual Solutions Ltd started life as Key 3D Ltd, one of the Key Systems Group of Companies based in Redditch, in 2002. Over a period of 6 years Ian Ibbotson together with programmer Neil Higgins produced over 40 application tools for Autodesk 3D Studio Max modelling and animation software for infrastructure and landscape modelling. The application software, including training and support, was supplied to over 50 environmental planning and multi-disciplinary practices throughout the UK. In 2008 he started to focus purely on visualisation bureau work and the company was renamed to New Visual Solutions Ltd to reflect this change.

Ian is director and visualisation specialist at New Visual Solutions and has lived in Windermere, Cumbria for 25 years. He is a landscape architect and qualified as a chartered member of The Landscape Institute in 1996.


Adam Ibbotson

Adam Ibbotson

BA(Hons), Carvetii Films

A first honours degree graduate in Film and Television Production from The Cambridge School of Art and award winning independent film maker, Adam Ibbotson has been creating stunning short films for over 6 years. Experienced in Editing, Camera Operating, Directing and Colour Grading Adam is always looking for new ways to challenge himself creatively. He is particularly skilled at producing polished bespoke digital presentations using Adobe’s video editing suite and supporting software. Having been brought up in the Lake District, years of work in a busy tourist area has allowed Adam to get comfortable talking and working with people from all walks of life and many disciplines. A Lake District fanatic, and lover of all things outdoors.


Richard Childs

Richard Childs

Chumleys Illustration

Richard Childs of Chumleys Illustration help architects, developers, engineers and urban planners to communicate their ideas and plans using highly visual representations. With 3D illustration and animation, he offers a very powerful tool that helps the customer in both the public and private sector, whoever that may be, to imagine or visualise their projects in very high detail.

Architectural illustration allows the viewer to see into the future before construction starts. He provides architects, designers and developers with high-quality visual representations for use in concept design, presentations and marketing, and helping to communicate ideas and bring projects to life.

Chumleys Illustration comes in many forms but most popular, is his cutting edge digital paintings, 3D digital models and VR animation. Working from architects elevations and plans, engineer’s drawings and construction details, existing photo reference and client’s sketches, depth and realism are achieved in his 3D illustration. They are useful throughout the whole design process from initial thoughts to feasibility plans to full-blown final designs. Seeing the project in 3D really brings the project to life as if it has already been built.

Richard has worked many clients: The Kier Group, Highways England, Pell Frischmann, Nottingham City Council, to name a few. If you require attractive, informative and ‘accessible’ illustrations in a style that perfectly suits the task in hand, then Richard‘s experience and reputation for producing work of the highest quality, both quickly and economically, is your perfect solution.