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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’s Derbyshire Office has been providing advice to Derbyshire County Council (DCC) for 15 years, working on over 230 projects during this period. This long standing working relationship with DCC staff has enabled us to gain an...

[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 survey of an existing College campus site in Merthyr Tydfil. The survey was required to provide supporting information for a planning application for the re-development of the site...

[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 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 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 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...

[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 Sefton Park is an example of an early municipal park, and covers approximately 95 hectares. It is designated by Historic England as Grade I Parkland in the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. Created in the 19th century on...

[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]Ipswich Borough Council recently secured Stage 2 Heritage Lottery Funding to restore Holywells Park. BSG Ecology provided specialist ecological advice to the heritage design team. Background Holywells Park is a designated Conservation Area, and on the English Heritage register 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] 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 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 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...