Services

Post Permission Services

Strategies for avoiding and mitigating impacts are a crucial tool for securing development that locks-in ecological gains and delivers environmentally sustainable development.  They are frequently required to support discharge of planning conditions before works on site can get underway.

  • Testimonials

    We commissioned Urban Edge Environmental to carry out an HRA for the Eco-town project, supported by visitor surveys and green infrastructure planning to address possible impacts. Their team is committed to the profession, which was demonstrated in the high quality of work. Able to deal with a range of stakeholders with diverse views and filter out the key issues. Got to grips with the requirements quickly and understood the project’s wider sensitivities and interdependencies. The reporting style was consistent, balanced and well received by stakeholders and the client team.

    Bruce Collinson, Environmental Sustainability Lead, Whitehill Bordon Eco-town
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An essential aspect of all our projects is to make recommendations on how to enhance a site or area over the baseline condition in which we found it, and to ensure any expected impacts can be satisfactorily resolved. Our work in this respect is varied, and intrinsically linked to the site/area we’re addressing, informed by the features present or potentially present on site, and its context in the wider landscape. Reliable baseline data from survey work provides the essential basis for making recommendations for improvement.

Our range of Post Planning Permission Services includes:

  • Producing documents to support discharge of planning conditions
  • Method Statements
  • Biodiversity Mitigation and Enhancement Plans
  • Ecological Design Strategies
  • Landscape and Ecological Management Plans
  • Biodiversity Net Gain Assessments
  • Obtaining protected species mitigation licences from Natural England
  • Displacement/translocation of protected species and supervision of works
  • Co-ordinating ecological contractors (fence installation, pond creation, destructive searches, etc)
  • Ecological Clerks of Works
  • Ecological enhancements and habitat creation
  • Offsetting measures such as off-site habitat creation, or the design, layout and location of semi-natural recreational areas