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Case Studies

Featured Case Studies

Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
Project Name:
Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
Client:
North Bristol NHS Trust/Redrow Homes
Year:
Sep 30, 2015
Keywords:
Ecological input into masterplan; bat surveys of buildings; ecological survey to inform planning; badger and reptile mitigation
Summary:
A total of 44 buildings on the site provided suitable opportunities for bats and required further survey. In addition to the bat surveys on site, reptile and ...

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Lower Rixdale Farm, Chudleigh
Project Name:
Lower Rixdale Farm, Chudleigh
Client:
TGC Renewables
Year:
Sep 30, 2015
Keywords:
Cirl Bunting, Nightjar and Horseshoe Activity Surveys
Summary:
Ecosulis was commissioned in 2014 to undertake ecological surveys in the heart of the Devon countryside for a proposed 12 hectare solar farm development on ...

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Attenborough Lakes SSSI, Habitat Creation
Project Name:
Attenborough Lakes SSSI, Habitat Creation
Client:
Environment Agency
Year:
Dec 01, 2014
Keywords:
Reedbed planting, goose fencing, bird monitoring, habitat management, NVC surveys, SSSI
Summary:
As part of Flood Alleviation works, reedbed areas were created within Attenborough Nature Reserve SSSI and Ecosulis were appointed to undertake the planting and ...

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Biodiversity Assessment of Bristol Water Sites
Project Name:
Biodiversity Assessment of Bristol Water Sites
Client:
Bristol Water
Year:
Nov 01, 2014
Keywords:
Biodiversity Assessment, Habitat Valuation, Biodiversity Quality Calculator, Biodiversity Enhancement
Summary:
Bristol Water have a large network of land holdings, both operational sites and areas of natural habitat. This ranges from large sites such as Chew Valley Lake ...

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Fort Bovisand, Bat Surveys
Project Name:
Fort Bovisand, Bat Surveys
Client:
ADP Architects
Year:
Oct 31, 2014
Keywords:
Grey long eared bat, horseshoe bat, emergence survey, swarming survey, NVC survey
Summary:
Fort Bovisand is a disused building in Plymouth. The buildings were formally used as a military base to defend the entrance of Plymouth Sound. More recently, it ...

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Whiteknight Lakes Habitat Improvement
Project Name:
Whiteknight Lakes Habitat Improvement
Client:
University of Reading
Year:
Aug 31, 2014
Keywords:
Habitat creation, fish removal, reedbed creation, de-silting, revetment, biodiversity enhancement
Summary:
Whiteknights Lakes is a series of three lakes located on the University of Reading’s campus and in 2014 the Habitat Creation and Ecological Contracting team at ...

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Ridgeway Farm Ecological Impact Assessment
Project Name:
Ridgeway Farm Ecological Impact Assessment
Client:
Taylor Wimpey
Year:
Jan 31, 2014
Keywords:
Protected species survey, ecological impact assessment, mitigation strategies, ecological contracting
Summary:
Ecosulis undertook protected species surveys and provided ecological support for the proposed residential development scheme. This included undertaking protected ...

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Waddon Pond Restoration
Project Name:
Waddon Pond Restoration
Client:
London Borough of Croydon
Year:
Jan 02, 2014
Keywords:
Pond Restoration, Reedbed creation, Boardwalk, Goose fence
Summary:
Waddon Ponds is a site to the south of Croydon, popular with local residents but supporting little marginal or aquatic vegetation, a high abundance of wildfowl ...

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Aerial Tree Roost Inspection for Bats - Congleton Link Road
Project Name:
Aerial Tree Roost Inspection for Bats - Congleton Link Road
Client:
Jacobs Engineering
Year:
Jan 01, 2014
Keywords:
Bats in Trees, Bat Aerial Tree Roost Survey, Climbing Survey
Summary:
In 2014 Ecosulis undertook aerial tree roost inspections for bats. The 50 trees were proposed for felling to allow for the construction of the new Congleton Link ...

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Vegetation Clearance, Packleton Lane, Desford
Project Name:
Vegetation Clearance, Packleton Lane, Desford
Client:
Neovia Logistics
Year:
Sep 29, 2013
Keywords:
Great crested newt survey, vegetation clearance, tree felling, hibernacula creation
Summary:
Ecosulis Countryside Management was commissioned to undertake habitat manipulation and creation in respect to great crested newt and grass snake at Packleton ...

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Great crested newt survey, Tetbury
Project Name:
Great crested newt survey, Tetbury
Client:
Bristol Water PLC
Year:
Feb 03, 2013
Keywords:
Great crested newt survey, pitfall trapping, bottle trapping, EPS licence
Summary:
Ecosulis were commissioned by Bristol Water to provide ecological advice and support for water mains installation works at Highfield Farm, Tetbury. The main ...

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Upper Horsehall Hill Farm Bat Mitigation
Project Name:
Upper Horsehall Hill Farm Bat Mitigation
Client:
Yiangou Architects
Year:
Aug 31, 2012
Keywords:
Bat Roost, Brown Longeared Bats, Bat Mitigation
Summary:
Upper Horsehall Hill Farm, Marlborough was scheduled for development when a bat roost was discovered. The presence of the bat roost inhibited the development ...

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Biodiversity Assessment of 12 SSSIs
Project Name:
Biodiversity Assessment of 12 SSSIs
Client:
Natural England
Year:
Mar 31, 2011
Keywords:
Biodiversity Assessment, SSSI, Favourable Conservation Status, Lichen, Bryophyte
Summary:
Bus Rapid Transport Route
Project Name:
Bus Rapid Transport Route
Client:
BAM Nuttall on behalf of Hampshire County Council
Year:
Nov 01, 2010
Keywords:
Environmental Manager, Vegetation Clearance, Badger Sett Closure, Reptile Fencing
Summary:
  Subcontracting to BAM Nuttall on behalf of Hampshire County Council (October 2009 to November 2010). We were appointed as Environmental Manager for BAM Nuttall ...

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Wichelstowe Development, Mixed Use Development, 4,500 Units
Project Name:
Wichelstowe Development, Mixed Use Development, 4,500 Units
Client:
Swindon Borough Council and Taylor Wimpey Developments
Year:
Aug 10, 2010
Keywords:
n/a
Summary:
Our role: Ecosulis have been providing all ecological consultancy and contracting services in relation to both outline planning applications and detailed planning ...

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Magna Park - Commercial & Business Park
Project Name:
Magna Park - Commercial & Business Park
Client:
Magna Park Management/Gazeley Limited
Year:
Jul 31, 2010
Keywords:
Great crested newt survey, licensing, mitigation, management and monitoring
Summary:
Client Benefits Ecosulis assisted the client in securing planning permission for the site and provided reassurance that all legislative requirements relating to ...

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Taylor Wimpey, Welsh Power, Morgan Cole, DPDS Consulting, Wates Developments, WSP, Gamesa