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Bat Survey and Advice

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  • Castell Coch

    Friday February 21st, 2014

    BSG Ecology has been providing ecological support and advice to CADW, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service, on a number of important projects in Wales since 2007. These have included the conservation and refurbishment of a number of historic buildings, including Bishop’s Palace (St. David’s, Pembrokeshire), Coity Castle, Kidwelly Castle, Caerphilly Castle, Laugharne Castle, Beaupre Castle, Neath Abbey, Dinefwr Castle and Castell Coch.

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  • Temple Hill Wind Farm – RWE Npower Renewables

    Thursday October 31st, 2013

    BSG Ecology provided ecological support and advice to RWE Npower Renewables, and a team of consultants led by Stephenson Halliday (the environmental consultancy responsible for co-ordinating the Environmental Impact Assessment), during the preparation and submission of a planning application for a five turbine wind farm in Lincolnshire.

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  • Ilam Hall

    Tuesday May 7th, 2013

    BSG Ecology provides bat consultancy services to the Youth Hostel Association and National Trust on three important projects at Ilam in Derbyshire’s Peak District. They involved the conservation and refurbishment of Ilam Hall (2008-2010), St Bertram’s Bridge (2008) and Ilam Bunk House (2010-ongoing).

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  • Building Schools for the Future

    Thursday November 8th, 2012

    BSG Ecology was appointed by the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and the London Borough of Croydon to carry out surveys of 29 schools as part of the Government’s ‘Building Schools for the Future’ (BSF) programme.

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  • Riviera Holiday Park

    Wednesday October 31st, 2012

    Park Holidays UK was seeking to re-develop and improve many areas of the Park. However the coastal path, where it lies adjacent to the holiday park, forms an important route for greater horseshoe bats as they commute between their roost at Berry Head to the north east and their foraging grounds to the south of the Park.

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  • Princess Marina Hospital
  • Princess Marina Hospital

    Wednesday October 24th, 2012

    BSG Ecology worked with Peter Brett Associates (PBA) on behalf of the Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to provide ecological advice regarding the demolition of 23 buildings prior to construction of a large scale residential development at Princess Marina Hospital in Northamptonshire.

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  • Loch Urr Proposed Wind Farm, Dumfries & Galloway

    Monday April 2nd, 2012

    E.ON Climate and Renewables proposes to build and operate an onshore wind farm at Loch Urr, near Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway. Initial constraints mapping has concluded that the site has the capacity to support in excess of 50 turbines, as well as a substation and ancillary infrastructure.

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  • Totterdown Farm Barns
  • Totterdown Farm Barns, Gloucestershire

    Saturday March 17th, 2012

    BSG Ecology was commissioned to survey a series of derelict farm buildings, known as Totterdown Farm Barns, for signs of bat activity. Our surveys identified a maternity roost of Natterer’s bat, and use of the barn and surrounding land by common and soprano pipistrelle bats. The proposed development would have resulted in damage to the bat roost.

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