Adams Hendry Consulting Ltd is a leading, independent UK Town Planning consultancy with a reputation for providing impartial and creative advice on a wide range of planning and environmental issues. We specialise in piloting major commercial and public infrastructure projects through to consent and implementation, and work on a range of planning projects for public and private sector clients.
EIA Quality Mark registrants
Adams Hendry Consulting Ltd
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services. In the UK, EIA and SEA management is provided from 10 offices, making use of our in-house resource of over 300 environmental specialists from over 22 offices.
Our specialists cover the whole spectrum of environmental skills including air quality, ecology, geo-environmental sciences, hydrology, landscape architecture, socio-economics, land use planning and acoustics.
Across the UK and Europe, our EIA team primarily works in the following sectors: power generation and transmission, oil & gas, master planning and regeneration, transport, water utilities, waste management and industrial services.
AMEC Environment & Infrastructure UK
AMEC Environment & Infrastructure UK is a multidisciplinary environmental and engineering consultancy with enviable customer relationships and track record across the public and private sectors, a comprehensive geographic spread, and the backing of a successful FTSE100 company with a global outlook.
AMEC has a long and proven track record in helping our clients to secure consent for development that requires Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) or for which other types of environmental assessments/appraisals are requested. Our EIA experience includes assessing the environmental effects of a diverse range of projects, of varying scales and subject to different consenting regimes. Our delivery of these services focuses on forging a close working relation with our clients, adopting a risk management approach to assessments and working closely with scheme designers to deliver a scheme that has minimal adverse environmental effects and, where appropriate, environmental benefits, thereby maximising the likelihood of obtaining consent. We understand stakeholders’ concerns and negotiate with them to agree appropriate and effective solutions that meet our clients’ requirements. We offer services in a wide range of technical disciplines, which can be delivered individually as stand-alone assessments or other assignments (e.g. research and policy studies), or in combination as part of EIA or other multi-disciplinary projects.
We operate a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2008, and an Environmental Management System under ISO 14001, and to allow us to measure our performance against agreed standards and procedures.
South: Toby Gibbs (0207 843 1400) firstname.lastname@example.org
Midlands: Richard Knightbridge (01926 439000) email@example.com
West: Trevor Parkin (01743 342 000) firstname.lastname@example.org
North: Glen Robson (0191 272 6100) email@example.com
Atkins is the UK's largest engineering and design consultancy with the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most challenging infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy. Whether it’s the concept for a development, the upgrade of a rail network or the modelling of a flood defence system Atkins can plan, design and enable solutions.
As one of the UK’s leading environmental consultancies, Atkins adds value to its clients’ projects by delivering excellence and innovation. Using in-house resources Atkins has all the capabilities and necessary specialist environmental skills to undertake the environmental impact assessment of complex infrastructure and development projects.
Established over 170 years ago, today Bidwells is one of the UK's leading property consultancies. We employ almost 500 people in 12 offices across England and Scotland and provide a full range of services across the Commercial, Residential and Rural sectors. Being a multidiscipline firm, we have almost 40 specialist teams which focus on helping our clients achieve their short, medium, and long term development goals. This includes an EIA Team with a proven national track record of securing planning consent across a variety of development sectors including:
- Residential and commercial development
- Waste management.
Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch is a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy, with offices throughout the UK, and worldwide. At Black & Veatch, environmental scientists and engineers work in integrated teams to gain regulatory approval, minimise environmental impacts and maximise environmental opportunities; whilst still meeting the economic, buildability and client objectives for the project. We provide services predominantly in relation to the water environment, energy and information sectors; to Water Companies, BAA, the Environment Agency, British Waterways, Local Authorities and private developers for schemes ranging widely in design, scale, location and environment, and at strategic and project levels.
Black & Veatch is an IEMA-registered environmental impact assessor and all the environmental staff are members of recognised professional institutes, such as CIWEM, IEEM or IEMA. Our reporting fully utilises our in-house GIS capabilities and our work is undertaken in compliance with our ISO14001 Environmental Management System and ISO9001 Quality Management System.
Broadway Malyan is experienced in all aspects of screening, scoping and production of Environmental Statements for residential, commercial, leisure and mixed-use developments requiring EIA. We offer economies of scale and a coherent approach through our complementary architecture, landscape, town planning and urban design capabilities, in addition to in-house sustainability and cultural heritage expertise, to assist in the evolution of sustainable schemes as an integral part of the design and assessment process. We see sustainability as a key part of this process and our iterative approach results in successful and cost-effective solutions by recognising and accommodating environmental issues from the outset.
Established in 1960, CampbellReith are a medium-sized multidisciplinary engineering consultancy providing environmental, transportation, civil, geotechnical and structural engineering services to public and private sector clients throughout the UK and overseas. We are one of only 15 consultancies appointed to the Homes and Communities Agency Engineering Framework.
Our EIA team was set up over ten years ago and has since developed a strong track record of delivering complex projects across a broad range of development sectors. The multidisciplinary nature of the practice allows our EIA team to draw on a wealth of in-house knowledge and technical expertise, enabling us to deliver a service of the highest quality at all stages of the EIA process.
Cascade Consulting is a multi-disciplinary strategic planning and environmental consultancy that focuses on the utilities and commercial development sectors. We are an expertise-led company, combining sound technical approaches with the ability to engage others in strategic problem solving.
We deliver planning and EIA services on complex and difficult schemes supported by expertise across a range of disciplines including water quality, ecology, hydrology, geomorphology and flood risk assessment. Cascade Consulting has both a Technical Director and Director who are IEMA registered Principal EIA Practitioners.
Our services are often best employed during strategic planning and optimisation of development programmes, where the greatest synergies and cost savings can be achieved.
Chris Blandford Associates Ltd
Over 30 years, Chris Blandford Associates Ltd has become one of the leading independent environmental planning and landscape architecture consultancies in the United Kingdom. From our offices in London and Sussex, we provide environmental, landscape and planning services to a variety of clients in both the private and public sectors. We have particular experience of environmental assessment for development within sensitive landscapes and townscapes, historic environments and areas of ecological interest. Our key environmental services include:
- Environmental Statements
- EIA Scoping Studies
- Environmental Appraisals/Audits
- Planning Application Strategy Advice
- Specialist Landscape, Ecological and Heritage Advice
- Impact Assessment and Mitigation Advice
Dulas was founded in 1982 and employs over 100 people, with offices in Scotland and Wales. Focussing on the core technologies of wind, solar, biomass and hydro, Dulas operates in all areas of the supply chain from feasibility studies right through to installation, operation and maintenance.
Dulas has won numerous awards in recognition of its technical, environmental and business credentials. The company operates to the ISO 9001 Quality Standard.
The Wind Development Services Department, which has just been awarded the IEMA EIA Quality Mark, offers site finding, feasibility, monitoring and resource assessment, EIA and planning services for wind farm, hydro and solar PV developments.
Environ UK Ltd
ENVIRON is one of the few wholly environmental consulting firms globally. For over 20 years, we have been successfully delivering clients’ development ambitions through the planning and consenting process. Our combination of strategic advice, technical excellence, quality, commercial acumen, and a strong focus on delivery, means we facilitate development consent efficiently, without compromising deliverability. Our attention to quality and best practice builds strong relationships with stakeholders, benefiting clients in private and public sectors alike. We specialise in acting as Lead EIA Consultants, taking ownership of the management and delivery of the overall impact assessment and Environmental Statement; coordinating technical specialists from within ENVIRON and outside. We act too as SEA/Sustainability Appraisal consultants, and are recognised as a UK leader in this specialist field. Our expertise spans renewables to urban regeneration; mixed used masterplans to energy projects; infrastructure to manufacturing. With an in-house team of over 50 dedicated EIA and SEA managers and technical specialists in all the relevant disciplines, we have the depth and breadth of capability to meet our clients’ most challenging requirements.
We are proud to have been a member of IEMA since 1992 and a Registered EIA Practice since 1993. We are prouder still to be among the first to participate in IEMA’s Quality Mark initiative.
Environment Agency - National Environmental Assessment Service (NEAS)
The National Environmental Assessment Service (NEAS), part of the Environment Agency's National Operations group, is a dedicated team of around 60 environmental assessment practitioners, working within the integrated teams that develop the Agency's long term flood risk and coastal management strategies, and who construct the defences arising out of these schemes. Their specific role as environmental project managers is to assess and manage major environmental risks, stakeholder management and consents - and to spot opportunities that deliver a better place for people and thier environments. The challenge is to ensure that UK flood risk management strategies and schemes have minimal environmental impact, meet regulatory standards, maintain a high quality in design, and contribute to national and regional environmental and sustainability outcomes.
Contact: Ross Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone 01522 785819
Environmental Resources Management Registered Status from October 1993.
ERM is one of the world's premier environmental consultancies and has over 320 UK staff. ERM's EIA team consists of over 75 staff in the UK. ERM is a market leader in carrying out EIAs of development projects, and has written much of the official guidance on EIA methodology
ERM has experience in helping a wide variety of projects through the planning process. These include the transport sector (eg light and heavy rail schemes and airport developments), electricity generating projects (such as onshore and offshore wind farms and other renewables), urban regeneration projects, pipelines and the oil and gas industry.
Halcrow Group Ltd
From a range of services, we have developed a leading global multi-disciplinary consultancy specialising in integrated environmental engineering design and management services.
Our principles are founded on innovation, integration and environmental sustainability providing high quality, leading-edge advice to clients.
We provide the full range of environmental services including technical assessments, R&D commissions, civil engineering infrastructure design, and management. We work in partnership with private and public sector clients.
Halcrow employs over 4000 professional and technical staff in 31 international and 32 UK offices. Environmental staff currently support commissions in the UK, Hungary, Georgia, Russia, Brazil, Chile, The Philippines and the Middle East.
Hyder Consulting is a multi-national advisory and design consultancy operating in Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Germany and the UK. We employ approximately 3,700 people and apply our global expertise coupled with local knowledge to create award winning solutions for the transport, property, utilities and environmental sectors.
Whether planning, constructing or managing key utility facilities and infrastructure, our committed professionals are bringing valued advice to public and private sector clients around the globe. We help clients reach environmentally sound and sustainable solutions to issues of climate change, inadequate or ageing infrastructure, and the management of water and other natural resources, energy and waste. We have been operating as a multi-national for most of our history which helps us understand our clients and meet their needs in these important markets.
Jacobs Engineering UK Ltd
Jacobs is a solution driven provider of integrated, multidisciplinary consultancy services. Our environmental planning specialists operate across diverse sectors comprising highways, rail, utilities, power generation, renewable and nuclear energy, regeneration, minerals and waste, water, maritime and flood defence. Clients include government organisations and agencies, developers and landowners, industrial and commercial enterprises. We deliver projects from initial feasibility through to appeals and inquiries. A thorough appreciation of current legislation underpinned by substantial in-house environmental disciplines and engineering capability, enables us to successfully achieve client objectives and provide an optimum route through the planning, design, engagement, consultation, procurement, implementation and management process.
Land Use Consultants (LUC)
Land Use Consultants (LUC) is one of the country’s leading environmental consultancies and is dedicated to conserving and enhancing the environment and promoting sustainable development on behalf of our clients. LUC has over 100 professionally qualified staff located in offices in London, Bristol, Glasgow and Edinburgh and in addition to expertise in EIA, LUC has in-house specialist skills in ecology, landscape and visual impact assessment, planning and digital design. Our professional staff are members of recognised professional institutes including IEMA, IEEM, RTPI and the Landscape Institute.
LUC has over 40 years of experience in EIA, including renewable energy, transport projects, water resources, housing and new towns, industrial plants, minerals, waste management, agriculture and drainage. LUC is often involved in projects post-application through, for example, Public Inquiry work including provision of expert witness evidence, as design advisor during further project development and as ecological clerk of works during construction. Our EIA work is fully supported by our in-house GIS and graphics team.
LUC has also been commissioned to independently review Environmental Statements, undertake EIA research projects at national and European level, and prepare good practice guidance on behalf of government agencies. Members of LUC staff have also delivered EIA training and lectured on university EIA courses.
LDA Design is a renowned independent design, environment and energy business, working internationally on projects of all scales. We offer our clients tailor-made solutions to regenerate communities, create special places, manage resources and help them realise their development and commercial goals.
The practice has specialist expertise in masterplanning, urban design, regeneration, landscape architecture, ecology, architecture, green infrastructure, rural consultancy, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), renewable energy and community asset management.
LDA Design is accredited to the IEMA Quality Mark, granted for our approach to understanding and leading the EIA process. Our staff are registered with recognised institutes including IEMA, RTPI, IEEM, LI and are PRINCE2 Practitioners.
Mott MacDonald Limited
Mouchel is a consulting and business services group that provides many of the design, managerial and engineering services that support modern society.
We work with government agencies, local authorities, government-regulated industries and the private-sector to provide safe, reliable roads and railways, well-managed education and civic infrastructure, clean water, and cost-effective energy.
We develop solutions to dispose of society’s waste and to regenerate the most deprived urban communities; and we help developers and corporate clients to combine their objectives with those of the society around them.
As well as Environmental Impact Assessment our Engineering and Environment service capacity also includes the following:
Acoustics, Air Quality, Coastal Engineering and management, Contaminated land assessment and remediation, Drainage assessments and design, Ecology, Environmental Assessment and Management, Flood Risk Management, Geotechnical Engineering, GIS, Heritage, Human Health Risk Assessment, Hydrogeology, and Groundwater Engineering, Hydrology, Hydrometrics and Water Environment Monitoring, Land and Engineering Survey, Land Services, Landscape and Urban Design, Maritime Engineering, Software Development, Sustainability, Topographical Surveys, Waste, Water and wastewater treatment and 3D Modelling.
MWH (UK) Ltd
MWH is one of the world’s largest and longest-established environmental services companies with a multi-disciplined global team of environmental and engineering professionals undertaking and managing a wide range of environmental, water, infrastructure, waste and energy projects and programmes.
In the UK, our EIA & Planning team has extensive experience of initial routeing and siting studies, screening and scoping studies, stakeholder engagement, full EIAs, planning support, Habitats Regulations Assessments and SEA. We approach all of our projects with a culture that promotes close team working and innovation; an approach proven to be crucial in reaching stakeholder consensus and acceptance of solutions.
Nicholas Pearson Associates
Nicholas Pearson Associates is a specialist EIA consultancy, with over 25 years experience of conducting Environmental Impact Assessments and preparing Environmental Statements for all sectors: housing, commercial, waste, minerals, transport, energy and water, both in the UK and overseas. The consultancy became Registered Impact Assessors with the IEMA in 1997 and joined the EIA Quality Mark scheme at its inception in April 2011. We are recognised for consistent high standards and understanding of clients’ needs. Nicholas Pearson Associates focus on accuracy and impartiality, with particular attention to the mitigation of potential impacts.
- EIA screening, scoping and coordination
- ES preparation and review
- Landscape and visual impact assessment
- Ecological surveys, including protected species
- Ecological impact assessment and mitigation
- Historic landscape assessment and restoration
- Environmental design
- Landscape architecture
- Green infrastructure
- Public consultation
- Graphic design, photomontages, exhibitions and presentations
Staff at Nicholas Pearson Associates were authors of the Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook – a Practical Guide for Planners, Developers and Communities Web: http://www.thomastelford.com/.
Contact: Alison Carroll
Tel: 01225 445548
Established in 2003, NJL Consulting is a leading independent planning, sustainability and development consultancy with a well established client base across the UK.
We have a team of EIA Specialists to advise on EIA and environmental planning matters who are all members of IEMA.
NJL aims to manage and deliver a focused, cost-effective EIA, identifying key environmental constraints and opportunities from the outset and communicating these to the project team to ensure the effective mitigation of potential environmental issues during the project design stage.
Our team has experience in conducting impact assessments across a range of development types including major housing schemes, retail and commercial developments, inland and coastal ports, windfarms, waste facilities and transport infrastructure.
Parsons Brinckerhoff provides comprehensive environmental services for every type of project, every type of setting, every type of client.
We provide consultancy services to the highest environmental, social, ethical and professional standards, embracing the vital importance of sustainability in today’s world. The motivation of our staff to incorporate realistic but ambitious solutions through excellence can be seen in some of the UK’s highest profile environmental projects including several hundred EIA studies in the UK and overseas over the last 20 years.
In Europe, Africa and the Middle East we employ over 2,000 staff in 35 offices(15 in the UK), including over 150 environmental specialists, offering a full range of design, engineering and project and programme management services for infrastructure projects throughout the world. PB can support directly in the following areas:
- EIA management
- Stakeholder consultation
- Screening Requests and Scoping Studies
- Environmental Statements and Non-Technical Summaries
- Geology, hydrogeology and contamination
- Flood risk, drainage and water quality
- Noise and vibration
- Landscape and visual impact
- Air quality
- Sustainability and community impacts
- Environmental engineering
Our team is respected for their integrity and professional knowledge and their professional and friendly approach; our personal commitment fosters an excellent working relationship with clients and fellow consultants.
Pegasus Planning Group
Pegasus Planning Group was established in 2003 and became one of the Top Ten Fastest Growing Planning Consultants within 2 years.
Operating from offices in Birmingham, Bracknell, Bristol, Cambridge, Cirencester, Derby, Manchester and Leeds, Pegasus Planning Group has been involved in some of the Country’s highest profile planning, environmental and design work. We also offer expertise in the renewable energy sector, urban and landscape design and BREEAM Assessments.
Pegasus Planning Group offers the highest quality service, always going one step further to ensure all needs are met and overcoming any issues that arise, thereby helping to create sustainable planning solutions.
Peter Brett Associates LLP
Peter Brett Associates LLP (PBA) is one of the UK's leading independent consultancy firms offering a range of multi-disciplinary services, delivering total solutions for public and private sector clients. Our expertise encompasses all aspects of land development, from planning and economic appraisal through civil engineering, buildings, transport, water, energy and the environment delivering total solutions worldwide. Our EIA services include, EIA management and ES preparation, screening and scoping studies, air quality and acoustics, contaminated land and geotechnics, ecology, environmental management, health impact, GIS, hydrology and flood risk, sustainability and energy, transport, waste management and socio-economics.
Royal Haskoning is an international and multidisciplinary firm of consultants, architects and engineers. Our advisory services cover the broad spectrum that encompasses the sustainable interaction between people and their environment in regard to spatial development, infrastructure & transport, architecture & building, mechanical & electrical services, environment, water, coastal & rivers and maritime. We advise public and private sector organisations all over the world using our experience going back over 100 years and the skills of our 3200 consultants.
RPS Group Ltd
RPS is the UK's acknowledged market leader in town planning and urban design as well as Europe's leading environmental consultancy. The Group reported an annual turnover of £124.6m (2003) and employs 2,700 staff located at 65 offices, the majority of which are located in the UK and Ireland.
RPS can undertake every aspect of Environmental Assessment, IPPC permitting and EMS implementation or certification. Specific expertise includes Air Quality; Noise and Vibration; Ecology and Biodiversity; Archaeology and Heritage Conservation; Landscape and Visual Impact; Hydrogeology and Hydrology; Water Quality; Human Health Risk; Transport Assessment; Retail Impact; Socio-economics; Energy Efficiency and Climate Change.
Tel: 01235 438 151
RSK Group Plc
RSK is an environmental and engineering consultancy employing over 750 technical staff in offices across the UK and northern Europe. With a turnover in excess of £50m, the company was recently voted one of the top five environmental consultancies by the Environmental Analyst Survey 2009.
Since 1989, RSK has managed a large range of EIAs. Our project managers have a very strong focus on timely project delivery, client communication and quality assurance. RSK provides a full range of EIA services, including the provision of archaeological, ecological and protected species assessments, landscape and visual assessment, noise and air quality assessments, and hydrological and flood risk assessments.
Tel: 01928 726006
Savills is a multi-disciplinary firm of planning, development and property professionals. The Planning and Regeneration team comprises over 180 professionals in 15 locations across the UK. Our services are diverse, from strategic studies and site evaluation to landscape appraisal, urban design and environmental impact assessment. Savills has managed the EIA process for a range of large-scale and often complex proposals. These include water infrastructure and waste management facilities, energy projects, urban extensions, regeneration schemes and sports stadia. A key strength is our ability to bring together planning, environmental and property services in a way that secures a viable outcome.
Contact: Gavin Hall at email@example.com
Telephone 023 8071 3947
SKM Enviros is a market leading consultancy providing water, environmental, sustainability and health and safety solutions; with more than 500 consultants in 17 offices across the UK and Ireland.
SKM Enviros offers integrated planning and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services to both the private and public sectors through extensive technical knowledge and an understanding of planning issues and legislative requirements.
We can advise on the need for EIA, negotiate with local planning authorities and undertake rigorous scoping studies to guide the main assessment process through to the production of the Environmental Statement.
Focused project management together with specialist skills in a wide array of disciplines and an in-house design team allow us to produce clear, concise and comprehensive Environmental Statements suited to a wide range of audiences.
SKM Enviros is part of Sinclair Knight Merz, a global engineering, sciences and project delivery firm, employing over 6500 people worldwide.
SLR provides global advice and support on a wide range of strategic and site specific environmental issues to a diverse and growing base of business, regulatory and governmental clients.
We specialise in the energy, waste management, planning & development, infrastructure, industrial, and mining & minerals sectors. We also provide expert sustainability advice and project management support that spans all of these business areas.
For Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) projects, SLR provides a diverse range of services to assist clients in support of a specific development or a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of a larger scale concept or planning policy. The level of support SLR can offer ranges from individual technical sections through to complete management of the SEA / EIA and associated planning process. We have a wide range of technical specialists in house to draw upon to contribute to and collaborate on an EIA; each discipline is highly experienced at producing chapters for inclusion into an Environmental Statement (ES).
SLR has developed high quality graphics and 3D/4D virtual reality capabilities to compliment an ES and associated presentations.
Recent public sector clients include national governments, international lending agencies, the European Union and local authorities throughout the United Kingdom.
SLR was established in 1994 and now employs over 900 staff in offices in Europe, Australasia, North America and Africa. SLR has a network of 23 regional offices throughout the UK.
Temple Group Ltd
Temple Group is a leading environmental and planning consultancy providing integrated multi-disciplinary services backed by strong project management credentials.
Since our inception, Temple has grown significantly to become one of the leading consultants in the environmental and planning industry, responsible for significant contributions in terms of policy, strategy, programmes and delivery.
We combine a wide range of technical skills and experience, with a commitment to the highest professional standards, whilst adopting an approach centred on innovation, best practice and sustainability principles. We deliver high quality Environmental Statements and provide EIA technical support either in a bespoke manner i.e. by individual EIA discipline or in a comprehensive form depending on the clients’ requirements. We also have a long track record in providing expert witness testimony at planning inquiries and parliamentary select committees.
Our approach is to carefully select the best team for the job and who will see the assignment through to its conclusion. We achieve this by integrating our highly experienced in- house team with our associates (120+ in number), which ensures that you have greater access to, and engagement with, senior personnel.
We take a proactive stance to capturing risks and opportunities at the outset, which ensures no surprises and that delivery timeframes and budgets are realistic. This approach brings wider benefits by allowing you to make decisions with confidence and allows you to take full advantage of opportunities whilst also being fully conversant with environmental and planning risks including approval and consent. We have a strong track record on delivering challenging and complex commissions within tight timescales, from inception through to completion.
Our extensive range of public and private sector clients in a wide range of sectors, together with our work for numerous professional bodies provides us with valuable industry insights and enables us to understand and anticipate market and policy trends.
TEP is a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy providing services in planning, EIA, ecology, masterplanning, environmental regeneration, landscape and urban design, stewardship, arboriculture, green infrastructure and community consultation.
TEP has undertaken feasibility studies and EIAs for overhead lines, underground cables, substations, power stations, pipelines, marinas, roads, residential, schools and mixed-use developments.
TEP is registered to the EIA Quality Mark and its staff are members of recognised professional institutes such as IEMA, RTPI, Landscape Institute, and IEEM. TEP operates an integrated and accredited Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental System and is certified carbon-neutral to PAS 2060.
Terence O’Rourke is an award winning practice specialising in environmental consultancy and offering the combined services of town planning, urban design, landscape architecture, architecture and graphic design.
The practice has expertise in landscape, ecology, cultural heritage, noise and air quality, producing environmental statements that give accurate, objective impact appraisals. Through more than 100 EIA projects, it has a strong track record for working with developers and in-house planners to identify opportunities and problems early in the process for master plan, mixed use, residential, motor industry, renewables, transport, waste and water schemes.
The Landmark Practice
The Landmark Practice is an award winning practice, established in 1985 and now a leading UK supplier of integrated services in Development and Environmental Planning, EIA, Landscape Design and Ecology.
We have the expertise to enable our clients to overcome environmental constraints in a responsible manner. We thrive on devising realistic, cost-effective and innovative measures, underpinned by sustainable principles and high quality design, to mitigate adverse impacts of development. Landmark has achieved a reputation for high quality work, for being flexible and for being commercially realistic, revealed in an extensive portfolio of long-standing clients and recommendations within the development sector. With a proven track record for informed planning, creative landscape master planning, rigorous scientific evaluation and imaginative solutions, we guarantee quality by ensuring that all projects are managed by an expert Principal Consultant, supported by a highly qualified team.
We offer the following in-house services:
- Development Planning from initial site appraisal/planning strategy to post-approval advice and the discharge of conditions to ensure lawful implementation
- Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Project Management
- Environmental Planning
- Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA)
- Ecological Survey, Assessment and Design Services
- Stakeholder engagement including presentations to Council members, expert witness services and public exhibitions.
Turley Associates is a leading planning and urban design consultancy operating throughout the UK. We have an established reputation for providing sound and impartial advice, and for delivering successful results.
We have led the Environmental Assessment process for development projects as diverse as Airports, City Centre Regeneration Schemes, Sports Stadia, Wind Farms and Bio-refineries, in addition to large housing, retail and commercial projects.
We integrate the EIA process with planning, design and public consultation processes to ensure that a holistic picture of the development project is secured, and that all consultees understand and “buy in” to the proposals.
We pride ourselves in delivering quality and cost effective results, to ensure that development projects are delivered as efficiently as possible, and that the assessment work undertaken is both clear and robust.
URS Infrastructure and Environment UK Limited
Globally, URS Infrastructure and Environmental UK Ltd provides integrated environmental, sustainability and engineering consultancy services from our network of offices in over 40 countries. The UK EIA team offers a range of impact assessment services, including: EIA project management, ecology, landscape/heritage, noise/vibration, air quality, contamination, hydrology, socio-economics, waste, transport and GIS. We also have expertise in related areas such as Equalities and Health Impact Assessment, Strategic Environmental Assessment/Sustainability Appraisal, acoustics, energy strategies, sustainable design and construction and corporate responsibility.
Our experience includes numerous high-profile projects in a diverse range of sectors including property, transport, waste, water and energy sectors.
Wardell Armstrong LLP
Wardell Armstrong LLP is a multi-disciplinary consultancy with significant expertise and experience in mining, minerals, engineering and the natural and built environment.
With a history dated back 170 years, the consultancy today offers comprehensive services to both public and private sector clients. Specialist environmental impact assessment services include landscape, ecology, archaeology, hydrology/hydrogeology, contaminated land, noise, air quality, soil and sustainability assessments. Other services include ground engineering and geotechnics, civil and structural engineering, environmental sciences and engineering, waste resource management, land use planning, renewable energy and sustainable development, surface and underground mining engineering, and minerals management.
Our skills, coupled with wide experience on numerous projects both in the UK and overseas, underpin a quality of service for which the firm is renowned.
We employ over 350 professional, technical and administrative staff. Our Head Office is in Stoke-on-Trent, with regional offices in Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leigh, London, Newcastle upon Tyne, Sheffield, West Bromwich and have a subsidiary company, Wardell Armstrong International, based in Cornwall.
Waterman Energy, Environment and Design Ltd
Waterman Energy, Environment and Design Ltd is an established environmental consultancy practice, delivering a comprehensive range of specialist services including: environmental impact assessments (EIA), strategic environmental assessments (SEA), sustainability appraisals (SA), contaminated land investigation and remediation, environmental due diligence and geotechnical engineering.
Our depth of knowledge allows us to advise clients on large-scale multi-disciplinary projects and small specialist commissions. Our project portfolio includes: Greenwich Peninsula and Millennium Village, Barking Riverside, Quartermile Edinburgh, Park Place Croydon, Regents Quarter in King's Cross and Paternoster Square London.
Our teams are respected for their professional and friendly approach; our personal commitment fosters an excellent working relationship with clients and fellow consultants.
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WSP Environment & Energy
WSP Environment & Energy is a leading global environmental, energy and sustainability consultancy. We are part of WSP Group plc.
We have a large team of specialist environmental planning experts who look at all aspects of the process when planning, designing or constructing a development. We help our clients adhere to the strict planning procedures and local and international legislative obligations but also look beyond such requirements to help them create real competitive edge through environmental innovation and sustainable development.
Our team has experience in conducting impact assessments across all types of developments, whether for new property developments, renewable energy schemes (on and offshore) and their transmission and distribution networks, the expansion of power plants or mines and new transport infrastructure projects.
WYG Group Ltd
WYG has a track record of providing creative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging projects. Our creative and insightful consultants work with clients to identify, define and deliver innovative solutions. As an international award winning multi-disciplinary consultant, we bridge the worlds of design engineering, environment, planning and design, transport planning, project management and socio-economic needs. The range of services carried out by WYG covers the full spectrum of environmental services including: geotechnical design, site investigation and remediation including asbestos surveying and management; land use planning; water, air pollution and acoustics services; water treatment, waste water effluent treatment and solid waste management; environmental impact scoping and assessments including coordination, ecological survey, assessment, licensing and ecological design; landscape and visual assessment and landscape design services including arboriculture; light spillage assessment; archaeology and heritage services, energy and carbon assessment and management; microclimate assessment services; and sustainability assessment including Code for Sustainable Homes assessment and all BREEAM.
Xodus Group Ltd
Xodus Group Ltd is an independent, international energy consultancy providing a uniquely integrated package of solutions for our clients as they seek to overcome the challenges they face throughout the life of their assets.
Xodus Environment includes consultant engineers, ecologists, noise specialists and environmental scientists with extensive experience of the oil and gas and low carbon industries, as well as aquaculture and other marine and coastal activities. Our Environment division provides support from our offices in Orkney, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, London and Southampton.
Xodus delivers global, high-quality support that helps our clients achieve their business goals while complying with environmental legislation and managing environmental impact. By integrating specialist engineering skills, corporate management consultancy, stakeholder engagement and environmental science, we provide a fully rounded support service. The results are not just good for the environment–they also provide the optimal solution for our clients’ design and operational requirements.
Contact Zoe Cairns - Global Director - Environment
Tel: 01856 852011
8 Garson Place
David Wotherspoon - Environment Scotland Manager
Tel: 01856 852011
50 Huntly Street
EIA Quality Mark Registrants
The following organisations are registered to the EIA Quality Mark having made a commitment to excellence in the EIA activities they deliver. IEMA reviews each registrant’s compliance to the EIA Quality Mark Commitments on an on-going basis to ensure the registrants listed below maintain high standards both now and in the future.
The list below can be searched alphabetically by registrant name. For each organisation you will find a brief description of the organisation and its contact details.
If you are an IEMA member you can also read Non-Technical Summaries (NTS) of the Environmental Statements produced by each registrant.
If you wish to contact any of the EIA Quality Mark registrants to either discuss their EIA activities or contract their services please use the contact details set out in their profile below.
IEMA has produced a useful Guide to Commissioning Environmental Impact Assessment (below) to explain the benefits of the EIA Quality Mark.
If any of the details in the profiles below appear to be incorrect please contact Thomas Clayton at: firstname.lastname@example.org