Welcome to Peak Ecology
Peak Ecology Limited are a fully independent, specialist ecological consultancy, working across the UK, we offer our services to a diverse and growing client base in the public and private sectors.
Whilst we work on all kinds of projects, we do have particular strengths in the fields of renewable energy, sustainable forestry and minerals.
Our mission is to provide clear, high quality and affordable ecological advice and services to public and private sector clients throughout Britain. With a team of professional ecologists, all members of the Institute for Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM), we are licensed to work with a wide range of protected species in England, Scotland and Wales.
We can assist with planning applications, undertake protected species licensing and mitigation, Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) and BREEAM assessments, including the Code for Sustainable Homes.
Our renewable energy projects include micro-hydro schemes, small wind turbine projects and larger-scale wind farms, including potentially the world’s largest wind farm on the Dogger Bank. In forestry, we carry out surveys of newly acquired sites, pre-operational surveys of birds and protected species, help prepare Forest Plans, devise method statements and licence applications and supervise forest road construction. Our mineral schemes are diverse in scope, often involving very sensitive sites.
Our projects also include housing, mixed–use and leisure schemes, transport schemes (footpaths, cycleways, bridleways, road, rail, tramways, waterway navigation and airports) and conventional energy schemes (gas pipelines, power station developments and overhead lines).
Increasingly, we are working on nature conservation and heritage projects, for example Site Condition Monitoring of SACs for Scottish Natural Heritage, landscape restoration at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, habitat mapping of SSSIs for Natural England and a detailed botanical survey for the Peak District National Park Authority.
Our survey capabilities include Extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys, detailed botanical assessments, NVC surveys and a wide range of ornithology and protected species surveys.
If you are interested in any of our services, don’t hesitate to contact us >>
Our latest news...
All but two of the permanent Bakewell ecology staff now have or have applied for their CSCS cards….. >>
Peak Ecology will be celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the company this year…. >>
Peak Ecology has been used as a case study for best practice within CIEEM’s new Guidelines…. >>
The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) have issued revised guidance “Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists”…. >>