Greenspace Ecological Solutions is an independent ecological consultancy based in the South East of England. We offer a range services including; a wide range of habitat and protected species surveys, European Protected Species advice and licence applications, Management Plans, BREEAM, EcIA, site monitoring and habitat creation. Our commitment to providing cost effective solutions drives the company forward whilst ensuring positive results for ecology. By offering a bespoke service in every instance, clients can be confident that the resulting report will fit the exact requirements of their development and will not be a one size fits all solution to an often unique situation.
Our understanding of current legislation and good practice guidelines enables us to successfully mitigate for ecology in a pragmatic and realistic manner, this keeping costs down and ecological benefits up. Through the application of detailed up to the minute survey work, concise reporting and the implementation of proportionate mitigation, we are here to help guide clients through their project/s in a manner that will ensure peace of mind.
Created by the two company directors, one with a background in ecology the other in business and customer care, the company aim is simple; provide clear, concise, forward thinking ecological services & great customer care to clients whilst building a strong dynamic team who deliver. This formula has allowed the company to grow and we are pleased to have a large and varied client base ranging from statutory organisations, local authorities, architects and developers, as well as individual land and property owners.
To ensure standards remain high, we ensure our ecologists are all members of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM), with many also holding membership to groups such as the Kent Reptile and Amphibian Group (KRAG), the Woodland Trust, local Bat Groups, Mammal Group’s etc. We highly encourage continued professional development and our team attend in-house training sessions, external training courses and events throughout the year, keeping them up to date with survey techniques, legislation and mitigation methods.
In 2016 we were proud winners of The Build Magazines Sustainable Building Awards 'Best Ecological Solutions Company and Innovation in Green Infrastructure’ for the South East of England. This is a true credit to our team and we thank them greatly for this.
As a company we understand the challenges our clients often face when planning, designing and implementing ecological requirements within a scheme or build, yet pride ourselves on finding resolutions to even the most complex scenarios. We guide clients through the project and provide informed liaison with LPA, Natural England and other appointed contractors when required, every project is appointed with a Lead Ecologist which has the ability to refer to the team’s individual specialties.
Whether the project be a town expansion, parkland regeneration or domestic barn conversion we understanding the pressures of time, cost and design and are here to help.