Ecology is never going to stop a development, but approaching the issues from the wrong perspective (Consultant or Developer) can be time consuming and costly.

Ecology can have positive effects on development in helping to achieve the goal of creating better living, working and social environments.

With a range of professional ecological experience and following best practice guidance, Geosphere Environmental offers pragmatic and efficient ecological solutions to the private and public sector including Architects, Developers, Housing Associations, Local Authorities, Private Individuals, Infrastructure and Utility Companies.

Our priority is to identify potential ecological constraints as early as possible in the design process, working closely with our Clients to make sure that the most cost effective, pragmatic and time efficient solutions can be achieved.

Services offered include, but are not limited to

  • Baseline Ecological Scoping Surveys and Preliminary Ecological Appraisals
  • Protected Species Surveys: Great Crested Newt, Reptile, Bird, Bat, Badger, Dormouse, Water Vole and Otter
  • Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA)
  • Environmental Statement Chapters
  • Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) and Habitat Enhancement
  • Suitably Qualified Ecologist (SQE) for BREEAM and CSH
  • Mitigation Licences: Great Crested Newt, Bat, Badger, Dormouse and Water Vole
  • Tree Surveys and Arboricultural Impact Assessments to BS 5837