As required for planning permission, householder developments including extensions and loft conversions, barn conversions, change of use (prior approval), permitted development, works to listed buildings. 

Types of survey


  • Preliminary Visual Assessment for bats and breeding birds (PVA) 

Suitable for small householder developments 

  • Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA): 

Suitable where land will be developed

  • Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA)

A more in-depth assessment used if protected species are found to be present and likely to be impacted

Other surveys

  • Phase 1 and Phase 2 extended habitat surveys 

  • Protected species surveys and reports to BS42020:2013 suitable for local authority planning applications, Permitted Development, Listed Building Consent, Prior Approval 

  • Tree and woodland  surveys for bats

  • Management plans for landowners wishing to promote wildlife 

  • Wildlife Checklist/Wildlife Trigger List

  • Bat emergence and re-entry surveys of structures and trees

  • Other surveys on request

Bat certificate/bat licences

  • Natural England Mitigation Licence for developments

  • European Protected Species Licence (EPSL) (Bats)

  • Registered consultant for Low Impact Bat Licence (Bat Mitigation Class Licence) including lesser horseshoe bats.

Bat and bird surveys

Dormouse surveys

Badger surveys

Reptile surveys

Botanical surveys

Breeding bird surveys


Not sure which survey you need?

Contact us to discuss your requirements


call: 07762 051481