Disused Yard To Be Converted To Housing Development With Wildlife Enhancement Area, Berkshire
New Leaf Ecology undertook the Phase 1 Habitat Survey of a disused yard where a housing development was proposed and carried out follow up surveys for great crested newt, bats and badgers, with the results submitted as an Ecological Impact Assessment to accompany the planning application.
The successful application resulted in approval for nine new dwellings and secured a Wildlife Enhancement Area to benefit amphibians, reptiles, bats, badgers and other wildlife and incorporated enhancements for birds and bats into each new dwelling.
Following planning approval, New Leaf Ecology produced a Wildlife Enhancements Plan, Habitat Management Plan, Lighting Strategy for Bats and reptile precautionary method of working, achieving successful discharge of all planning conditions relating to ecology and securing the proposed enhancements within the development.
New Leaf Ecology carried out the work on behalf of Biocensus, for Trimount Properties Ltd.
"I was very happy with the work you did for us on the ecological assessment of one of our sites in Berkshire and in particular with the way you responded to subsequent queries. We found you competent and helpful and will definitely use you again in future." Dez Delahay, Biocensus