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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 Forty Hall and Estate in the London Borough of Enfield, includes the Grade I-listed Forty Hall and its associated Grade II-registered landscape. This historic designed landscape contains the preserved remains of the former Tudor royal palace of Elsyng,...

[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 During a routine inspection Northumbrian Water Operations found that a landslip had seriously damaged part of the surface water network on the southern edge of Peterlee, County Durham.  As a result the surface water sewer outfall that discharges...

[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 In 2007 BSG Ecology was appointed by Bellway Homes (North East) Ltd to provide ecological advice regarding the future development of the disused St Mary’s Hospital at Stannington, Northumberland. A comprehensive assessment of the site revealed that 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]Derbyshire County Council (DCC) has Government funding to open a tunnel as part of a new multi-user trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders along a former railway line, and to form an extension to the existing Monsal...

[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 has provided technical ecological and ornithological inputs to Due Diligence work on behalf of Peel Group concerning the potential acquisition of eleven proposed Scottish wind farms, including a portfolio of sites offered for sale by 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] Working with Cadw – Framework and History BSG Ecology has been working with Cadw, the Welsh government’s historic environment service, since 2007, and secured a place on their Conservation Specialist Services Framework in 2014. Throughout this time we have...

[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 Renovation works at Piece Hall are currently underway as part of the Piece Hall Transformation Project, which includes internal and external repair works and the construction of an extension to its eastern boundary. The project required ecological surveys...

[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 Bodiam Castle, East Sussex, is a 14th Century quadrangular castle in landscaped grounds, with a millpond, medieval crofts and cultivation earthworks, and a World War II pillbox. It is a Scheduled Monument¹ owned by the National Trust, and the Castle...

[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 Blenheim Estates to conduct an extended Phase 1 habitat survey for a proposed development within the estate. The proposals included the conversion of a complex of farm buildings to business use and construction...

[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 Sunderland City Council (SCC) and South Tyneside Council (STC) are currently undertaking a Habitat Regulations Assessment (HRA) in support of each of their respective emerging Local Plans. This is to assess the implications of each Local Plan and...

[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 Our Newcastle team have been working with Northumberland Water Ltd (NWL) at Kielder Reservoir, to understand the location’s importance to bats. We are now helping NWL to make long term decisions about  how best to take account of...

[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]BSG Ecology has successfully completed a complex project that has required detailed survey, assessment and monitoring to determine impacts on an internationally important population of greater horseshoe bats from the modernisation and extension of a holiday park in...