Typical Work Flow Relating to Bat Surveys

Ciaran PowerUncategorised

Due to the decline in bat populations in the UK over the last century and the level of protection now afforded to bats, many planning applications must be supported by a bat survey. At Ascerta, we understand the importance of development schedules and strive to ensure that our clients do not suffer unnecessary delays as a result of any ecological … Read More

We’re Hiring – Experienced Chartered Landscape Architect

Ciaran PowerJobs

Landscape Architect We have an opportunity for a qualified and experienced Chartered Landscape Architect to join our small and friendly team, working on a range of projects across the country. For the right candidate, we offer an excellent salary package and benefits that will grow as the business expands and as your role develops within the organisation. Essential requirements: Creating … Read More

Do you know when the best time of year is to conduct Ecology Surveys for Badgers, Bats, Great Crested Newts?

Ciaran PowerEcology

Advance planning of ecology issues is critical to prevent delays both in achieving planning consent and to the overall build programme. Legislation protects many species, for example bats, badgers, breeding birds, water voles, great crested newts and otters. If the correct ecological surveys are not undertaken at the correct time, a developer may be exposed to legal action and inordinate … Read More