Consultancy

Consultancy

Our professional consultancy team includes sustainable land use professionals who have over 25 years experience in planning, farming, diversification, sustainability, regeneration, and estate management.

We are members of the Rural Land Group and work alongside other professionals to provide sustainability and land use expertise for planning applications and farm diversification projects

   Ecological and Landscape Appraisals

  • Protected Species Surveys
  • Ecological Impact Assessments
  • Habitats Regulations Assessments
  • Ecological and landscape mitigation, restoration, creation and design
  • Public open space, green and blue infrastructure, habitats and landscapes
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments
  • Arboricultural Assessments
  • GIS mapping

 Sustainability & Community Plans

  • Pre-application consultations and engagement
  • Liaison with statutory bodies
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment
  • Sustainability Appraisals
  • Neighbourhood Planning
  • Masterplanning
  • BREEAM Communities accredited assessments
  • Feasibility and research

 Land & Estate Management

  • Accredited City & Guilds and LANTRA training in land based courses
  • Advice and management of Environmental Stewardship and Forestry schemes
  • Grant finding and support with applications
  • Farm and estate habitat management
  • Soil, water, biodiversity assessments and management
  • Natural flood management

 Natural Capital Assessments & Plans

  • Stakeholder consultations
  • Baseline assessments of public benefit and environmental status
  • Development of future land use scenarios to optimise natural capital
  • Options analysis of investment and payment opportunities
  • Carbon Code and GHG analysis and strategy
  • Biodiversity offsetting
  • Economic assessment of natural capital value