Professional Advice

Advise on protected species and habitat, prepare a mitigation plan and undertake a licence application to agencies including SNH, SEPA and Marine Scotland.

Ecological Survey

Carry out pre–planning walkover survey or pre-construction survey prior to works beginning on the ground.

Practical Support

Work with you or your staff on-site to minimise the impact of the works through mitigation and ensure compliance with any planning or licence conditions.


Ecological survey

We will provide you with environmental and ecological advice and practical support to help deliver your development project successfully.  If required we will undertake a protected species survey to ensure that you comply with current legislation and advise on mitigation and the need for species licensing.

Professional advice


We specialise in supporting developers by providing practical mitigation advice during construction on small and large scale developments. By undertaking appropriate protected species surveys ahead of works we will ensure that there are no barriers to delivering your project.

Protected Species

We work closely with the licensing agencies and negotiate with them to find practical cost effective solutions. In addition, we can ensure compliance by contractors and sub-contractors on the ground with any licensing or planning conditions that may be applied by for example SNH, SEPA or the Planning Authority.

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Small Scale Developments

Building plots, building conversions and extensions, woodland felling and thinning, small scale renewables.

Large Scale Developments

Windfarms, overhead power- lines, large scale hydro-schemes, underground cable routes, bridge construction, housing developments, road widening or construction

ECoW work

As Environmental Clerk of works we work closely with people on site to ensure that legal obligations are met in terms of wildlife legislation, environmental good practice or planning conditions.  We can undertake water quality monitoring and auditing. Whilst on site we provide direct support to site personnel through Toll Box talks raising awareness of environmental issues.

Environmental projects
Case Studies

We have provided environmental advice and support for a wide range of projects from the domestic to the corporate from house or steading conversion to the construction of large windfarm or electrical substations. These are some examples that will give you an idea of how we might be able to assist with your project.




With over 30 years of experience living and working in the Scottish Highlands we have undertaken a wide range of small and large scale projects from school renovations and steading conversions to wind farms and sub-stations.

We will provide a service that is:

  • Professional: Within our team we have a Chartered Forester, Chartered Environmentalist and members of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management. We provide a professional service working to industry best practice

  • Personal: one point of contact available 24:7

  • Practical: based on our experience of working on 300+ construction sites throughout Scotland

  • Cost Effective: based in the Scottish
    Highlands near Inverness we provide project support throughout the Highlands, Aberdeenshire and the Islands.

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Northern Office

Henrietta Park, Balblair, Black Isle, IV7 8LJ
01381 610313

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