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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] Overview BSG Ecology led the ecological input to the BREEAM assessment for a unified new breast care unit at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Caerphilly. This enabled the Health Board to adopt an approach to development and management that will help...

[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] Overview BSG Ecology provided support to Leisure Resorts Ltd (and a previous landowner), allowing them to overcome complex great crested newt licensing issues during the build out of the Ullswater Heights Holiday Park, near Penrith, Cumbria. We agreed 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] Overview BSG Ecology applied their knowledge of bats and experience and understanding of species licencing to avoid potentially lengthy and costly delays to a residential development where bats, including greater horseshoe, were unexpectedly discovered. Challenge During a residential development project in...

[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 to produce a Green Infrastructure Management Plan.  A key element of the plan was delivering benefits to the hazel dormouse population of St Diall’s Wood, as funding for the enhancement...

[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] Overview In 2009 Park Holidays Ltd proposed to extend and modernise Landscove Holiday Park to revitalise it as a tourist destination. In 2019 BSG Ecology completed the final year of post development monitoring. Ecology was the key consenting issue due...

[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] Overview BSG Ecology was commissioned by Thomas White Oxford Ltd, the development company of St John’s College, to provide ecological support for Oxford North. The project aims to deliver a new sustainable business community that will include large-scale new...

[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] Overview BSG Ecology was commissioned by Barratt Homes to provide ecological support in relation to its 130 home Meadow View residential development in Swindon, Wiltshire.  Planning conditions included the production and subsequent implementation of a habitat management plan. One...

[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] Overview BSG Ecology was asked by Sero Homes to provide ecological support for their proposal to build 35 Zero carbon homes at Parc Hadau, Pontardawe. We undertook early consultation with the local planning authority, completed a range of ecological...

[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] Overview BSG Ecology was contracted by BAM Construction to discharge pre-commencement ecological conditions and secure a European Protected Species Mitigation Licence to allow a flagship new school in Powys to be built in accordance with project timelines.  We successfully...

[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] Overview In Roade, Northamptonshire, following translocation of reptiles to a locally-secured and prepared receptor site, monitoring has demonstrated an increase in lizard numbers after three years, as well as colonisation by grass snake and glow-worm.  Our work in securing...

[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 survey a series of derelict farm buildings, known as Totterdown Farm Barns, for signs of bat activity. One of the barns was in a derelict state when we visited it, with an unlined...

[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 advice on the design of two brown roofs for development phases 1 and 2 at Woolwich Arsenal in London. We provided guidance on the features to be incorporated into the final...