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ECOSA are an ecological consultancy based in Hampshire and Gloucestershire, providing a full ecological survey and assessment service to support our clients' projects across the UK. As one of the longest established and most well respected consultancies, we pride ourselves on our clear and pragmatic advice. ECOSA work on a wide range of projects from small to large scale housing developments, public sector and infrastructure developments. Our client list includes local authorities, architects, housing developers, construction companies and planning consultants.

ECOSA provides a complete range of ecology surveys, including Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, bat surveys and other protected species surveys for supporting planning applications, biodiversity assessments to support habitat management planning, mitigation solutions, and ecological contracting including animal exclusion fencing, habitat creation and management.

We can also assist our clients to apply for Natural England European Protected Species Mitigation (EPSM) licenses in respect of bats, hazel dormouse and great crested newt. Our registered consultants can prepare and submit applications for the Natural England Bat Low Impact Class Licence (BLICL).

ECOSA are committed to furthering our clients' personal development. We offer bespoke Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules in Ecology and Development. Highly popular with architects, planning consultants and local authorities, our sessions can be tailored specifically to your company needs and cover a range of topics including wildlife legislation, ecology in the planning process, scheduling considerations of ecological surveys and Natural England protected species licensing and mitigation works.

Survey and Assessment Services

Our ecology team invite you to discuss which type of survey you might require and will give you clear guidance on what is involved.

Habitat and protected species surveys »

Ecological Contracting Services

Site preparation, habitat creation and mitigation works. Our licensed and experienced team are fully equipped to handle ecological issues on your site.

Ecological management »