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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology provided ecological support to a planning application for the re-development of this large brownfield site in Derbyshire for minerals extraction purposes. The site comprises a 26ha parcel of land made up of disused former foundry tips, industrial...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background The Sandstell Point area of Spittal, near Berwick upon Tweed, is a large brownfield site that has a long history of industrial use and fishing-related industry.  The site, which has been unoccupied for many years, was identified as...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology was commissioned by Monmouthshire County Council (MCC)  to provide a Phase 1 habitat survey of a small area of former arable land adjacent to the Raglan Highways Depot to inform a planning application for a car...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background Wernick Buildings proposed to relocate its manufacturing base to Kenfig Industrial Estate, near Port Talbot, and submitted plans to extend an access road along the eastern side of the existing Orion building. An ecology survey report previously produced...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology was approached in 2012 by William Davis Ltd to provide ecological support for a planning application for 83 dwellings in Smalley, Derbyshire. A range of baseline ecological surveys and reporting was completed to support the planning application....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background London’s important wildlife sites are recognised by the Greater London Authority and Borough councils as Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINCs). There are over 1,400 SINCs in Greater London, covering nearly 20% of the capital. There are three...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology was instructed by Juno Energy to undertake an ecological survey and assessment of a small afforested site near Swansea. The proposal concerned the development of a 1 MW photovoltaic array within an area of commercial forestry (grown...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology undertakes a wide range of ecology work on estates.  This allows estate managers to align management operations with wildlife legislation, and maximises wildlife conservation gain.  Several examples of work undertaken working alongside Nicholsons Forestry are detailed...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background Taff Ely Wind Farm is a 20 turbine scheme that is owned by Beaufort Wind Ltd and operated by RWE Innogy UK Ltd (RWE), and located near Tonyrefail, Rhondda, South Wales.  The wind farm was built in 1993...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) is a key part of the development planning process, and in July 2013 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council appointed BSG Ecology to complete a HRA of its draft Local Plan. BSG Ecology’s Role in the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology was commissioned to undertake an extended Phase 1 habitat survey of a 24.5 hectare site near Wrexham by Renew Planning (on behalf of the Wynnstay Estate). The survey was required to provide supporting information for a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Background BSG Ecology was commissioned to provide ecological services at Mansion House and Cusworth Hall, during 2014 and 2015, as a Tier II supply chain partner under the National Scape Asset Management, Surveying and Design Services (AMSandDS) framework, for...