Ecology Services

Training

RammSanderson Training Courses offer a unique opportunity for a range of skills and requirements including site workers through to Senior Ecologists.

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Habitats

  RammSanderson now offer in house landscape contracting capabilities. We believe this provides a streamlined approach to the needs of our clients and their projects. Several of our trained landscaping operatives are also ecologists and can therefore understand the needs of our clients and the sensitivity of ecology on sites. […]

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Estate Management

Arboriculture Surveys

British Standards 5837:2012 ‘Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition and Construction – Recommendations’ Survey.  BS5837 tree surveys are required as a means of recording tree data and their dimensions when carrying out development or construction close to trees. These surveys are often requested by the local planning department as part of […]

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Ecology Surveys

Download our Ecology Survey Calendar Ecology Industry Update (Jan17): Download our newsletter on the recent DEFRA and Natural England policy changes for Licensing & Low Impact Class Licences and how these may benefit your site: eps-policy-change-licl-update Phase 1 Habitat Surveys Ecological Impact Assessment Habitat Regulations Assessment Preliminary Ecological Appraisals Biodiversity Impact Assessment […]

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Flood Risk Assessments

RammSanderson Ecology Ltd are experienced in preparing site specific Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) to National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and TAN15 standards suitable for planning.

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Horden Station

RammSanderson Ecology Ltd was commissioned by Bridgeway Consulting who were working for Network Rail to assess the potential ecological impacts and support proposals for the construction of a £15m project which involved the expansion of an existing railway station to create a park and ride facility. The proposed development would include additional platforms, a car park and a pedestrian crossing in Horden, County Durham.

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Horden Station Redevelopment | RammSanderson

What is a HRA?

Habitat Regulations Assessment If you are embarking on a development project that will impact on nearby habitats it is important to know what factors linked to the proposed site might impact the ability to pass planning regulations. One way to be certain of knowing these factors in advance is to […]

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What is a BIA?

What is a Biodiversity Impact Assessment (BIA)? The completion of a Biodiversity Impact Assessment is fast becoming the standard mechanism to show a proposal’s potential for biodiversity net gain. In this article RammSanderson explain what is involved in the process and what local planning authorities will expect of a landholder […]

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