With licensed specialists able to undertake bat surveys in all parts of the UK, we offer a complete service from initial presence/absence surveys to obtaining a derogation licence (EPSL or LICL) where required.
A PEA is normally undertaken at an early stage in the site development process to establish the baseline conditions and determine the importance of any ecological features present, therefore allowing an assessment of the likely impacts of any proposed development.
The Code for Sustainable Homes (CfSH) and Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) are widely recognised and implemented environmental assessment and ratings systems for a range of building types, including industrial buildings, schools and offices.
We have the the necessary experience and expertise to undertake surveys for a range of protected species in the UK.
We provide the expertise required on site to ensure conformity with all relevant ecological permissions, licences and legislation, from small building works through to major development projects.
We offer a variety of courses covering bat ecology, survey, legislation and planning policy. Bespoke courses are tailored to suit the needs and skill levels of attendees. Courses can be delivered at your premises or another central location.
As holders of over 40 development licences for a range of bat species and roost types, we provide expert advice based on our extensive experience. We have been successful in securing 100% of licences applied for on behalf of our clients.
Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) is a key process when undertaking an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). This enables any potential ecological impacts of a project to be identified, quantified and evaluated.