Blackdown Environmental’s Ecologists are able to undertake a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA) of a variety of sites. Whether you’re planning a building conversion or a large scale housing development or infrastructure project, Blackdown Environmental are able to help at the initial stages of planning.
A Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA) is often the initial ecological requirement of any project. Its purpose is to assess any potential impacts as well as requirements for any further survey effort to help inform a planning application.
Ecological Consultancy Services
Blackdown Environmental have Ecologists trained to undertake Preliminary Ecological Appraisals of buildings as well as green and brownfield sites ranging in sizes from garden projects through to extensive housing schemes and major infrastructure developments. Our ecologists have a wealth of experience and expertise in undertaking initial site visits and the provision of concise and detailed reporting to accompany your application. Whatever your project type you can be assured that you will receive a high quality of service.
Our Preliminary Ecological Appraisals include (but are not limited to):
- Phase 1 Habitat Surveys
- Preliminary bat roost inspections
- Habitat suitability assessments, including for birds (often recorded in buildings), bats, great crested newts, dormice, reptiles, badgers, otters, water voles, invasive plant species
Environmental Contracting Services
Blackdown Environmental’s contracting team work closely with our Ecology team. Suggested habitat creation or management measures highlighted and suggested during Preliminary Ecological Appraisals can be undertaken by our skilled contracting team to provide a reliable service from start to finish.
Call us on 01404 891188 to find out more.