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Bakerwell aim to be the ecology consultancy of choice in the South East, recognised for our commitment to providing a clearly communicated, bespoke and innovative approach.

Bakerwell’s staff and associates are engaged and passionate about the work they do and the projects they work on. Contact us today to discuss our early ecology desk assessment, provided at a low price of £150, a cost which is taken off fees for further ecology work, if this is required.

Bakerwell provide suitably qualified ecologists with the appropriate protected species licences to carry out your Phase 1 Habitat survey, bat survey, great crested newt survey, reptile survey, dormice survey, bird survey or other surveys as required. We can assist with species translocations, mitigation strategies, management plans, protected species reports, European Protected Species mitigation licence applications and much more.

Bakerwell are dedicated to helping you save time and costs wherever possible, whilst providing a quality ecological consultancy service to help you achieve planning permission or clear planning conditions for your development. We provide a friendly and personal service. You will always talk to our Directors who will guide you through what is required for ecology to support your planning application and provide a high quality, biodiverse environment for your project.

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District Licensing in Kent

Bakerwell reported in 2017 (weblink to our article on the new district licensing project for great crested newts (GCN) which is coming to Kent.  Developers choosing and able to bring their project under the district licensing scheme will not...

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Networking Breakfast at CIH

Building Sussex Connections held a joint networking breakfast in early March at the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) event in Brighton.  The event was very successful with over 100 attendees from Kent and Sussex.  The Bloody Marys and Gin & Tonics went down...

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The Countryside at a Crossroads

House of Lords Select Committee’s report 'The countryside at a crossroads: Is the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 still fit for purpose?' House of Lords Select Committee’s report 'The countryside at a crossroads: Is the Natural Environment and Rural...

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