Wildlife is our business

SWT Ecology Services has been providing expert advice to a range of clients for over 20 years

Given our extensive experience in managing projects in a complex regulatory and planning policy framework, we will provide you with pragmatic solutions to managing ecological constraints to ensure the optimal outcome for your development and the environment.


Ecological Advice 

We can advise you on all ecological matters relating to your project, from feasibility to project delivery.  We will support you through the biodiversity journey and support you in creating a sense of place.

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Specialist Surveys

Our specialist ecological consultants can survey for a range of protected species and advise on a wide variety of ecological considerations, which can be used to inform planning applications, prepare management plans and monitor success of management practices.

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Biodiversity Net Gain 

The aim of Biodiversity Net Gain is to improve the biodiversity across a site through a process of improving lower quality habitats and limiting loss of irreplaceable habitats. DEFRA have recently consulted on make net gain (as opposed to no net loss) a compulsory element of the English planning process, but many developers are already incorporating net gain into their project designs.

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SWT Ecology Services’ pragmatic advice has been much appreciated and their recommendations not onerous for us to fulfil. This has been invaluable for us to deliver our portfolio of projects!

Peter Walsh, Senior Development Manager, McCarthy & Stone