ABPmer has been helping clients plan, manage, operate and develop in the marine environment for more than 65 years. We are known for our knowledge, technical ability and emphasis on service excellence. We have a long history of providing a wide range of advice and support to those wishing to obtain planning permissions, marine licences and consents offshore and at the coast. Our understanding is regularly applied to aggregates, cable, port, offshore renewable and waterside projects. Our Environment Team also advises policy makers, government agencies and industry on improvements to marine licensing arrangements and often provides training to regulators.
Tel:+44 (0)23 8071184
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.
Contact: Philip Rowell - Director
Tel: 01962 877414
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.
Contact: Jamie Gleave, Associate Director, Environment and Planning.
Tel: 0161 9278295
Tel: 01962 877414
Andrew Martin – Planning (AM-P) is an independent planning, urban design and development consultancy with over 35 years of experience and includes chartered members of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The Practice advises public and private sector clients in a variety of matters, including strategic site promotion; development planning and management; planning appeals; master planning; Environmental Impact Assessment and community engagement. AM-P provides the highest standard of professional expertise and the team are adept at finding solutions to complex planning and development problems, focusing on adding value to the real estate interests of clients. The team pride themselves on offering a bespoke service to promote and achieve their planning, design and development objectives.
Contact: Ian Butcher – Associate
Tel: 01371 855 855
We are the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. Our talented people work across our business lines in Infrastructure, Water, Environment and Buildings, and across geographies, to provide real-life solutions to today’s most complex challenges, based on deep global market sector knowledge and a strong understanding of local market conditions. In doing so, they enable us to fulfil our passion to improve the quality of life and be recognized as the best in everything that we do, while delivering on our mission to create exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our clients in natural and built asset environments
Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services, we work in partnership with our clients to create exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets.
Understanding the true impact of development work is critical when undertaking a construction project or programme. We help our clients ascertain precisely what effect their operations will have on the natural environment.
When undertaking a large capital investment project, such as an infrastructure upgrade or a commercial development, it is crucial that businesses properly assess and understand the full environmental and social impact of their plans, in addition to meeting local regulatory requirements. In an increasingly environmentally-aware world, these considerations need to be set in a long-term context.
Our environmental planning experts work proactively with clients across the world and help them understand the impact of their proposals. Our input helps our clients to make robust investment decisions, and ensures that all necessary environmental and social licenses are received in order to realise their goals.
For more information on the range Arcadis can offer, please visit our website at: www.arcadis.com
Contact: Angela Mulgrew - Senior Technical Director – Environmental Planning
Tel: 02030 149075
Contact: Andrew Saunders – Technical Director - Environment
Tel: 0192 5800785 / Mobile: 0776 7408764
For more information on the range Arcadis can offer, please visit our website at: www.arcadis.com
We are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world. We shape a better world.
Address: 13 Fitzroy Street, London, W1T 4BQ.
Tel: 0207 6361531
Contact: Stephanie McGibbon, Director
Tel: +44 113 301 5832
Contact: Kerry Whalley, Associate Director
ASH design + assessment Ltd (ASH) is a firm of Landscape Architects and Environmental Consultants covering projects all over the UK. We provide a one stop all encompassing environmental service that is tailored to meet the needs of each individual project. ASH has built up a specialist in house team of professionals with a wealth of knowledge and expertise, particularly in EIA co-ordination and the specialist area of landscape and visual assessment. ASH has experience in a variety of industry sectors, but particularly within the energy distribution and renewables sectors. We are Achilles verified.
Contact: Jennfier Skrynka (Director)
Address: 21 Gordon Street, Glasgow, G1 3PL.
Tel: 01412 273388
Atkins, which is a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, 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
Contact Karen Hills Director, Planning and Environmental Consulting
Tel: 01454 66 2331 / mobile: 07812 23 7251
Barton Willmore is the UK’s leading integrated planning and design consultancy. From our 11 offices nationwide we combine national influence with local knowledge to offer our clients the very best advice. Our environmental and sustainability professionals deliver solutions to the real estate, energy, utilities and infrastructure sectors in the UK and internationally, providing specialist advice that is pre-emptive, innovative and commercially focused.
Contact: Gareth Wilson, Partner.
Tel: 0207 446 6892
BDP is an interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists. EIA projects are led by the Planning team within our Urbanism Studios in London and Manchester. We have a strong track record of delivering EIA and SEA on complex projects across a broad range of development sectors. Our approach is hands-on and proactive, with an emphasis on an iterative design process resulting in successful and cost-effective solutions which ensure environmental issues are accommodated from the outset.
While we specialise in EIA management, our team has a broader set experience in planning consultancy, design and masterplanning. This provides us with a unique approach to EIA which takes ownership of the management and delivery of the overall impact assessment, with a wider understanding of the planning process and design team perspective.
Contact: South: Anna Sinnott 0207 812 8114 or firstname.lastname@example.org
North: Francis Glare 0161 828 2463 or email@example.com
Bidwells is one of the UK’s leading property consultancies, offering clients knowledge of, and access to, some of the most interesting real estate markets with the highest growth potential in the UK. Established in 1839, Bidwells has retained many of its original clients, including some of the best-known colleges in Oxford and Cambridge who are among the biggest landowners in the UK. Today, Bidwells manages over £5.2 billion in property assets and employs 500 people in England and Scotland.
Contact: James Alflatt
Tel: 01603 229 345
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. Specialising in water, energy and environment projects we provide services for clients including Water Companies, BAA, the Environment Agency/Natural Resources Wales, Canals and Rivers Trust, 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, CIEEM, Landscape Institute and 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.
Contact: Dr Emma Stevens
Tel: 01244 304110
BWB is a multi-award-winning engineering and environmental design consultancy with a proven reputation for technical excellence and client satisfaction. We are entrusted by public and private sector clients to deliver complex environmental planning, sustainability and EIA projects across the UK.
BWB’s multi-disciplinary capability enables us to plan, design and deliver successful projects across a range of development sectors. We offer numerous technical EIA services in-house, including air quality, acoustics, contaminated land, water and flood risk, ecology, heritage and archaeology, health and wellbeing, climate change, transport, daylight and sunlight. We also have strong professional relationships with other environmental topic specialists, planning consultants, environmental lawyers, local authorities, etc.
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.
Contact: Ruth Jones - Environmental Consultant
Address: CampbellReith, Raven House, 29 Linkfield Lane, Redhill, Surrey. RH1 1SS, England, UK.
Tel: +44(0)1737 784500
CBRE is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. We have more than 1,800 staff in the UK, operating from offices in Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Southampton.
We are passionate about helping our clients deliver viable, sustainable projects that satisfy the many competing demands placed on them through the planning system. Our team provides advice across a range of sectors – from renewable energy projects to marinas – though we specialise in EIA for ‘urban development projects’. As you would expect from CBRE, our advice is always set in a commercial context.
Contact: Georgina Dowling, Head of Environmental Planning & Assessment
Telephone: 020 7182 3247
Deloitte Real Estate redefines the concept of a multi-service real estate business, offering a breadth of capability and an innovative approach unequalled in the market.
Our team combines traditional property services with financial and business advisory expertise to deliver integrated solutions on the most simple assignment to the most complex. We apply a depth of insight drawn from our understanding of all industries and sectors to advise occupiers, lenders, investors and the public sector on multiple aspects of real estate in an increasingly complex world.
The Real Estate Planning Team deliver viable planning consents by shaping policy and integrating planning, community and stakeholder consultation, environmental impact assessment and team management skills.
Contact: Caroline McDade (Director)
Phone: 020 7303 3813
DHA is made up for five specialist consulting teams providing expert advice on Town Planning and Development, Transport, Design, Environmental Impact and Infrastructure from our offices in Maidstone and Crawley.
DHA’s environment team work alongside the other teams to provide sustainable and viable solutions to planning and environmental problems. Working on behalf of private landowners, public sector corporations and international companies across the country, we use our local and national knowledge and experience to reach optimum outcomes for our clients.
Contact: Jonathan Buckwell
Address:Eclipse House, Eclipse Park, Sittingbourne Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3EN
Phone: 01622 776226
David Lock Associates is an independent town planning, urban design and master planning consultancy based in Milton Keynes. We have over 20 years’ experience in the development industry. We advise landowners and developers in planning and securing consent for new homes, jobs, transport infrastructure, retail and education. We advise business and civic leaders on City visioning; we work with local authorities and stakeholders on town master plans and growth scenarios; we prepare and co-ordinate environmental impact assessments; and we help developers and investors bring sites to market.
We pride ourselves on the high quality of our work and staying at the forefront of best practice. Skilled practitioners and advocates, our team includes people with backgrounds in planning, architecture, urban design, landscape architecture and surveying.
Address: 50 North Thirteenth Street, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3BP.
Tel: 0190 8666276
Contact: Nick Freer
Dulas was founded in 1982 and employs over 80 people, with offices in Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Focussing on the core technologies of wind, solar and hydro, Dulas operates in all areas of the supply chain from site origination, design and feasibility studies right through to due diligence, 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 and ISO 14001 Environmental Standard. The Renewable Energy Development Services Department, which has maintained the IEMA EIA Quality Mark for four years, offers site finding, feasibility, monitoring and resource assessment, EIA and planning services for wind farm, hydro and solar PV developments.
Contact: Michael Phillips, Principal Consultant
Tel: 01654 705015 / Mobile: 07795 176 197
Address: Unit 1, Dyfi Eco Park, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AX, Wales.
Ecus is a leading independent multidisciplinary environmental consultancy with over a 30 year history. Our centrally located headquarters in Sheffield and growing number of offices across the UK, including Manchester, Cheltenham, Basingstoke and Stirling, give us full geographical spread in the UK. Our core services include EIA, ecology, landscape, heritage, geo-environmental consultancy, the water environment, environmental management, environmental training and sustainability. Our clients are of all sizes, covering public and private sectors and we offer a complete, integrated service covering all phases of developments from master planning to EIA and from strategic environmental assessments to construction environmental management plans. We are retained by many of our clients on long term arrangements reflecting the value and service we provide.
Ecus Ltd is accredited to the IEMA Quality Mark reflecting our approach to understanding and leading the EIA process. Our staff are registered with recognised institutes including IEMA, CIEEM CIWEM and Landscape Institute.
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.
Contact: Steve Mitchell
Tel: 020 7465 7200
GoBe is an independent environment and planning consultancy offering a broad range of expertise in the offshore, marine and coastal and onshore development sectors. We are a leading consultancy in the marine renewable energy sector.
The company has a proven capability to deliver EIA, planning and consents services throughout the project development life cycle and also the management of the post consenting requirements during the pre-commencement, construction and post-construction phases of development. Technical consultants have a broad range of expertise in benthic ecology, fish and shellfish ecology, ornithology, marine mammals, marine processes, onshore ecology, water quality, the human environment and commercial fisheries.
Contact: Peter Gaches
Tel: 01626 323890
Established in 1960, Golder is a global, employee-owned organisation driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From our UK offices we provide a comprehensive range of EIA services to the following sectors: urban development & infrastructure, manufacturing, mining, oil & gas and power. We are also a leading provider of ESIA services in the mining and oil and gas sectors internationally.
From over 160 offices worldwide, our employees help our clients find sustainable solutions to the challenges society faces today including extraction of finite resources, energy and water supply and management, waste management, urbanisation, and climate change. We do this by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services to our clients in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.
Contact: Mr Paul Wheelhouse, EIA Leader
Tel: 01937 837 834
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.
Contact: Jenny Wade (Technical Director: Environmental & Social Impact Assessment)
Tel: 02920 355532
JBA Consulting (Jeremy Benn Associates Limited) is an independent multi-disciplinary environmental and engineering consultancy employing over 550 staff in 16 offices in the UK and Ireland. We have coordinated and undertaken numerous statutory EIAs for a variety of clients for over 20 years. JBA’s EIA client base is wide and includes a range of public and private sector organisations in the UK, Ireland and elsewhere. Much of our EIA work relates to our core business of flood risk management, however, we also have EIA expertise in other infrastructure development sectors such as coastal and maritime infrastructure, water supply and renewable energy. We have in place a team of highly competent experts, supported by quality management processes to deliver the highest quality Environmental Statements for our clients.
Contact: Mark Cope
Tel: 01633 413514
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.
Contact: Colin Goodrum
Tel: 01733 201732
Address: LDA Design, 14-17, Wells Mews, London, W1T 3HF.
Lichfields is the pre-eminent planning and development consultancy in the UK. Our specialists deliver insight, innovation and advice to create great places for future generations. Our EIA team has representatives in each of our offices with considerable expertise in the co-ordination of EIA. Lichfields has substantial resources to service the largest and most complex projects, and we offer the broadest range of skills of any specialist planning firm. We provide a bespoke service based on delivery of realistic and commercially-focused advice to public and private sectors.
Contact: Nicki Mableson (Planning & EIA Director)
Tel: 020 7837 4477
Address: 14 Regent’s Wharf, All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
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.
Tel: 020 7383 5784
Mott MacDonald has over 20 years’ experience in completing complex and challenging Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and writing Environmental Statements for a wide range of projects including some of the world’s largest infrastructure, engineering and development projects.
We offer a complete, integrated service covering all phases of developments from master planning to EIA and from strategic environmental assessments to construction environmental management plans.
Contact: Frances Storey
Address: Mott MacDonald House, 8-10 Sydenham Road, Croydon, CR0 2EE.
Tel: 02087 742290
Since our foundation in the early 1990s, Natural Power has been a leading provider of practical consulting and risk management services for the global renewable energy industry.
We are an independent consultancy with real in-house expertise of the entire renewable energy project development and operations cycle, spanning from site prospecting and resource assessment, through design and consent and on to construction and operational asset management. Our quality of work and sympathetic development process is demonstrated by our unrivalled consenting rate on more than 3GW of client projects both onshore and offshore.
We have acted as Owners Engineer on over 90 wind farm projects, provided expert ecological and hydrological consultancy on over 100 renewables projects and have one of the largest specialist teams in the UK. We provide asset management services for over 2.6GW (representing 29% of the UK installed wind capacity), and our due diligence & resource assessment services are recognised by developers, major banks and financial institutions worldwide, having been applied to over 25GW of projects globally.
The Natural Power team consists of over 320 talented renewable energy experts. With 13 offices across Europe and the Americas, the range and depth of our technical and project skills, tools and experience both onshore and offshore is unique within renewable energy consulting.
Contact: Sarah Lister – Project Officer
Tel: 01970 636869
The National Environmental Assessment Service (NEAS) plays an active role in environmental governance and project assurance across the Environment Agency. NEAS has responsibility for screening Flood and Coastal Risk Management (FCRM) capital & revenue programmes, for both environmental risk and opportunities for multiple benefits, at every stage of project development. The NEAS teams work closely with all Area and National teams, suppliers and partners, supporting the development and delivery of FCRM and environmental strategies, programmes and projects by providing ongoing nationally consistent technical advice and support, with an overarching focus on sustainability.
Our expertise is in procuring and managing EIA and SEA. We lead on EIA & SEA legislation, EcIA (including protected species, ecosystem services and valuation), WFD Assessment, Appropriate Assessment, landscape visualisation & assessment, heritage and Planning. Many of our team are trained in public participation & consultation, and most are accredited PRINCE2 project managers. NEAS has the facility and expertise to undertake specialist environmental projects.
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Nexus Planning is experienced in all aspects of screening, scoping and production of Environmental Statements for residential, commercial, leisure and mixed-use developments requiring EIA. As part of Broadway Malyan, we offer economies of scale and a coherent approach through our complementary town planning, architecture, landscape, 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.
London: 0207 261 4240
Manchester: 0161 819 6570
Weybridge: 01932 837850
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.
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 876990
Pegasus 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 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.
Contact Andrew Cook - Director, Environmental at email@example.com
Telephone: 01285 888025 or Mobile: 07795 010660
Pegasus House Querns Business Centre Whitworth Road Cirencester GL7 1RT
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.
Contact: Stefan Boss
Tel: 01173 327883
Quod is one of the UK’s leading integrated planning consultancies, combining traditional planning services with environmental, socio-economics and viability advisory expertise to deliver sustainable, integrated solutions on all types and scale of development. Working on behalf of private landowners, public sector corporations and international companies, we assist clients in planning services and securing consent for all sectors of development to help bring sites to market. Quod has offices in both Leeds and London.
Quod’s Environmental Planning and Socio-economic teams offer services through all phases of development from site appraisal, masterplanning support, preparation and co-ordination of EIAs, socio-economic impact assessments, Health Impact Assessments and post-planning services. Quod’s consultants are commercially minded and advise clients at early stages of their development cycle to set a clear strategy, identify risks and provide solutions and strategies to manage these. Quod adopt a bespoke approach to EIA, to achieve optimum outcomes for our client and the environment.
Contact: Elin Fradgley (Director)
Tel: 020 3597 1061
Tel: 020 3597 1024
Ramboll Environment and Health delivers 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 EIA Report; coordinating technical specialists from within Ramboll Environ and outside. We also act 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 100 dedicated EIA and SEA managers and technical specialists across 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.
Contact: Maeve Fryday (Principal)
Tel: 0131 2972650
Ricardo Energy & Environment is a global sustainability consultancy. Our experts understand how to manage the scope of EIAs and produce deliverables that are timely, robust and proportionate. We also provide leading technical expertise in a range of key disciplines; in particular air quality, climate change, ecology, water resources, odour, and resource efficiency and waste management. We manage major EIA projects from inception through to approval and performance management; including planning policy analysis, screening and scoping, baseline studies, stakeholder engagement, preparing environmental statements, management and monitoring, and support in the discharge of consent conditions. We also have extensive experience in SEA, HRA, WFD assessment and environmental statement reviews. Our team includes IEMA Registered EIA practitioners and members of recognised professional institutes such as the RTPI, CIEEM, CIWEM and RGS.
Ben Stansfield, Head of EIA
Tel: 0161 227 9777
Address: Enterprise House, Manchester Science Park, Manchester, M15 6SE.
Royal HaskoningDHV is one of Europe’s leading independent project management, engineering, environmental and consultancy service providers, ranking globally in the top 10 of independently owned, non-listed companies and top 40 overall.
With its headquarters in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, the company’s 7,000 staff provide services worldwide from more than 100 offices in over 35 countries. Royal HaskoningDHV has a turnover in excess of euro 700 million.
The company carries out some 30,000 projects every year in planning and transport, infrastructure, water, maritime, aviation, industry, energy, mining and buildings. In combination with its international office network, Royal HaskoningDHV delivers world-class solutions locally to clients around the globe, for the public and private sector.
Royal HaskoningDHV, with its proud heritage of bringing leading expertise and innovation to the market, is deeply committed to business integrity and sustainable development. As leader in sustainability and innovation, Royal HaskoningDHV provides the next exciting step in working towards enhancing society together.
Tel: +44 (0)1733 334455
RPS Group Plc (RPS) is a leading international consultancy providing expert advice upon the development of natural resources, land and property, the management of the environment and the health and safety of people. The Group employs over 5000 people across the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Africa, the Middle East, Australia and Asia. The company has been in the FTSE 250 since 2002. RPS has also been included in the FTSE4Good index of socially responsible companies since the scheme’s inception.
RPS has over 40 years’ experience in environmental assessment and management and successfully securing planning consents in the UK and Ireland. Our experience ranges from small scale projects to Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects. RPS can provide all of the technical expertise required for EIA and the company’s diverse, expert and experienced teams are able to input through all stages of the project lifecycle from consideration of alternatives through to construction.
RPS’s specific services include: EIA project management (including screening and scoping); Sustainability Assessment, EMS implementation; Air quality; Noise and vibration; Transport Assessment; Ecology and biodiversity; Historic environment (including archaeology, built heritage and historic landscape); Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment; Hydrology and flood risk; Hydrogeology, geology and contaminated land; Agriculture and soils; Socio-economics and community effects; Climate change; Human Health Impact Assessment; and Electric and Magnetic Fields.
Contact: Amy Robinson
Tel: 01235 821888
RSK is an independent environmental and engineering consultancy employing 1,000 technical staff in offices across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. RSK’s environmental impact, planning and design services are accredited and certified to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards. RSK provides a full range of EIA services, registered under the IEMA EIA Quality Mark.
RSK has an extensive portfolio of projects that have successfully achieved planning consent and for the past 25 years we have worked on major projects in a wide range of sectors including conventional and renewable energy, oil and gas (including unconventional sources such as coal bed methane and shale gas), government, transport, especially rail and aviation, property and mixed use developments. RSK has completed EIA's for numerous NSIP developments and has considerable experience of supporting clients through the DCO process.
RSK has an extensive range of in-house resources to undertake studies, surveys, stakeholder engagement, assessments, investigations, testing, monitoring and supervision as well as expert witness and obtaining all necessary consents and permits for all phases of a development.
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Savills is a multi-disciplinary firm of planning, development and property professionals. The Planning team comprises over 200 professionals in 21 locations across the UK. Our services are diverse, from strategic studies and site evaluation to landscape and heritage appraisal, urban design and environmental impact assessment. Savills has managed the EIA process for a range of large-scale and often complex proposals, including DCO projects. 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 expertise in a quality service that provides a robust, flexible, commercial approach guided by a robust strategy.
Contact: Gavin Hall
Tel: 0238 0713947
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.
Contact: David Sandbrook Technical Director – Planning & Estate Management
Contact: Chris Lowden
Founded in 1988, Spawforths have an in-house multidisciplinary team offering Planning, Masterplanning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Consultation and Project Management services.
We are the largest independent planning consultancy in the north of England, employing a large team of Chartered Town Planners, with more than 150 years combined professional experience. Spawforths also has a highly respected Design Team of Masterplanners, Landscape Architects and Architects. This allows us to take on any project no matter the scale or complexity. We are Members of IEMA and are accredited to IEMA’s Quality Mark scheme in recognition of our excellence in EIA activities.
Within the planning team we have environmental planners who specialise in EIA. We can utilise our knowledge, experience, and project management skills to lead, coordinate and manage specialist consultants to ensure that the Environmental Statement is robust, proportionate and focuses upon the key potential environmental effects and impacts. Our involvement from project inception and our integrated approach with the wider team allows us to ensure that the key potential environmental impacts are addressed to evolve and influence the proposals at an early stage in the process.
Spawforths key EIA related services include:
Address: Junction 41 Business Court, East Ardsley, Leeds, WF3 2AB.
Tel: 0192 4873873
Stantec UK Ltd (formerly MWH) is one of the world’s largest and longest-established environmental services companies in the UK 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 specialists 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.
Globally, we work with the client to prepare permit applications and environmental assessments that obtain the all necessary information. We also provide permitting strategy, and technical support for projects that require municipal, provincial/state, and federal environmental approvals and licences. Solid, defensible applications need to be supported by data. We collect and interpret the data required to support your project.
Contact: Janet Langsford
Tel: 0191 2699684
Established in 2001 and operating across the UK and Ireland, Stephenson Halliday provides high quality environmental planning, design and landscape services to the development industry. Our team of chartered town planners and landscape architects work on major national infrastructure projects through to small scale local proposals and our success in achieving results means we enjoy a high level of repeat business.
Our EIA team specialises in energy, infrastructure and minerals and waste projects. Our planning and landscape expertise allows us to take a strategic plan-led approach to EIA development. We build, lead and co-ordinate a bespoke team of consultants to ensure the best people work together to deliver a robust EIA which is fit for purpose.
Contact:Ken Halliday, Landscape Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Mary Campbell, Planning Director email@example.com
Sweco is a leading European consultancy, planning and designing the communities and cities of the future. A forward-thinking engineering, environment and design consultancy, Sweco combines local presence with global reach to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions. Our focus is openness and ease of working combined with expertise to deliver in the fields of energy, transportation infrastructure, transport planning, environment, landscape architecture, asset management, building design and water.
Contact: Rebecca McLean, Technical Director Rebecca.McLean@sweco.co.uk
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.
Contact: Peter George
Tel: 020 7394 3700
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 a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy providing services in planning, EIA, landscape and urban design, ecology, historic environment, arboriculture, noise and air quality assessment. We also have skills in masterplanning, environmental regeneration, land management, green infrastructure and community consultation. TEP has undertaken many feasibility studies and EIAs for developments including overhead lines, underground cables, substations, power stations, pipelines, marinas, roads, residential, schools and mixed-use developments. We have helped take development proposals from the very first stages through to planning permission, start on site, completion and operation. We can advise on when EIA is needed, liaise with relevant authorities and co-ordinate and deliver the Environmental Statement. We usually undertake the majority of assessments required in-house with over 120 employees. We have access to a network of well-trusted experts to assist us if needed. We have helped our clients engage and consult with many organisations and with communities and members of the public. Our clients value us because we focus on their objectives, explain requirements clearly and look to address them in a timely and cost-effective way. 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.
Tel: 01925 844004
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, cultural heritage, community and social effects assessment, and 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.
London office: 7 Heddon Street, London, W1B 4BD.
Bournemouth office: Everdene House, Deansleigh Road, Bournemouth, BH7 7DU.
Tel: 020 3664 6755
Turley are a specialist independent planning and development consultancy offering:
Our EIA service is at the forefront of practice. Our objective in EIA is to minimise environmental impacts and deliver proportionate and robust assessment. Our experts advise on the requirement for and scope of EIA. We lead, control and manage the process to deliver robust EIA for all types of development projects in the UK.
Contact: Andy Ricketts – Head of EIA
Address: 9 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2BJ.
Tel: 0121 234 9131 or 07876393383
Wardell Armstrong LLP is a multi-disciplinary consultancy with significant expertise and experience in built development, mining, minerals and engineering.
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. In addition to standalone EIA Co-ordination services, we can bring you the most comprehensive EIA skill set you might need for any project - with planners, ecologists, archaeologists, soil scientists, geologists, landscape architects, hydrologists, and specialists in noise, air and water pollution. You can be sure of an integrated and complementary approach to the collection of environmental information, the assessment of environmental effects and the identification of appropriate mitigation strategies.
We employ over 350 professional, technical and administrative staff. Our Head Office is in Stoke-on-Trent, with regional offices in Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Bolton, Glasgow and Truro.
Contact: Alison Mitchell
Tel: 0161 817 5038
Waterman Infrastructure and Environment 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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Contact: Jonathan Dosser - Technical Director
Tel: 0207 928 7888 / mobile 07785 972765
White Peak Planning is an independent planning consultancy where we 'Plan, Manage & Deliver' planning permissions for our clients, including for some of the largest projects in the country.
We seek to provide strategic thinking aligned to commercial needs, followed by clear and pragmatic advice as to how the project aims can be met, navigating the planning process successfully and cost-effectively.
We have extensive experience in managing complex EIA projects and combine our planning, EIA and Sustainable Development skills to ensure that all the technical requirements are met in a proportionate but robust way by selecting the right technical team for the job.
Contact: Mr Rob White
Tel: 0845 034 7323
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions UK Limited, 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.
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions UK Limited 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 is certified to ISO 9001, an Environmental Management System certified to ISO 14001, and our Health and Safety management system is certified to OHSAS 18001. These allow us to measure our performance against agreed standards and procedures.
Contact: Chris Prydderch (01743 342025) firstname.lastname@example.org
North: Nick Hilton (0191 272 6100) email@example.com
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff are one of the world's leading professional services firms in the built and natural environment. We work with governments, businesses, architects and planners to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks.
Together, we’re approximately 32,000 experts, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. Globally, we’re based in more than 500 offices, across 39 countries, on 5 continents, and we have a network of offices across the UK. Wherever you are, you’re never far from one of our projects.
Contact: Ursula Stevenson – Technical Director
Tel: +44 (0) 121 352 4767
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.
Contact: Dr Steve Mustow - Director
Tel: 0113 278 7111
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.
Rebecca Hewlett - Environment Manager.
Tel: 01312 574275
The Auction House, 63A George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2JG.