EIA and Phased Development

In advance of the approaching deadline for significant changes in UK EIA process, our series of topical EIA articles continues with consideration of how to build scheme flexibility into Phased development  Changing needs For a multi-phase development, more than any...

The Ecology Survey Season is Fast Approaching

Its ok, you can say it … not newts again! Ecology can seem like a real drag when bringing forward a site.  It is possible, however to minimise disruption and cost and turn ecology into planning gain via early consideration of ecology survey requirements. If ecological...

Birds in Bristol: House sparrow

The 2017 Big Garden Birdwatch was held at the beginning of this month. This annual survey gives a snapshot of our garden bird population and an idea of which species are doing well. This huge annual citizen science event allows scientists to tap the vast resources of...