What is a great crested newt survey?

What is a great crested newt survey?

09/01/2018By StewartAmphibians

What is a great crested newt survey? Great crested newt surveys, at the right time of year, will save time, money, and prevent delays. So what is a great crested newt survey? Newt surveys and planning Great crested newts, and their habitat, are legally protected, In Cheshire, and across the UK. Planning authorities have to … Read More

Great crested newt surveys in Cheshire for planning

Great crested newt surveys in Cheshire for planning

20/11/2017By StewartAmphibians

Great crested newt surveys in Cheshire for planning We carry out great crested newt surveys in Cheshire for planning applications. Surveys are often required for developments on green field sites, as a part of the planning submission. This is because great crested newts are a legally protected species, and are affected by development work. Pond … Read More

Bat scoping survey in Bowdon Cheshire WA14

Bat scoping survey in Bowdon Cheshire WA14

10/08/2017By StewartBats

Bat scoping survey in Bowdon Cheshire WA14 Today I completed a bat scoping survey in Bowdon Cheshire WA14. The survey is required, for planning permission. The house has no places likely to be used by bats, and no further surveys are needed. The survey report will be submitted with the planning application. Bat scoping survey … Read More

Nesting bird check in Nantwich Cheshire CW2

Nesting bird check in Nantwich Cheshire CW2

08/08/2017By StewartBirds

Nesting bird check in Nantwich Cheshire CW2 This morning I completed a nesting bird check in Nantwich Cheshire CW2. The site has planning permission to demolish buildings. No nesting birds were found, and the work was allowed to begin. Demolition My client has planning approval to demolish an old house and barn, to build a … Read More

Bat surveys of a barn in Delamere Cheshire CW8

Bat surveys of a barn in Delamere Cheshire CW8

08/08/2017By StewartBats

Bat surveys of a barn in Delamere Cheshire CW8 I completed bat surveys of a barn in Delamere Cheshire CW8 last week. The surveys are required for a planning application, to convert the barn for residential use. Further surveys are needed as bats, droppings, and feeding remains are present. Building inspection The building was inspected … Read More

Bat survey of a building in Sale Manchester M33

Bat survey of a building in Sale Manchester M33

07/08/2017By StewartBats

Bat survey of a building in Sale Manchester M33 Today I completed a bat survey of a building in Sale Manchester M33. The building will be demolished. A new house will be built. A bat survey report is required by the local planning authority. Bat presence – absence surveys are needed, as there are gaps … Read More

Bat survey of a tree in Rotherham South Yorkshire

Bat survey of a tree in Rotherham South Yorkshire

20/07/2017By StewartBats

Bat survey of a tree in Rotherham South Yorkshire Today I completed a bat survey of a tree in Rotherham South Yorkshire. The tree is to be felled for a housing development. The climbed inspection was a condition of planning, as the tree had features which could be used by roosting bats. No field signs … Read More

Bat maternity roosts, It’s peak season – look out for bats

Bat maternity roosts, It’s peak season – look out for bats

14/07/2017By StewartBats

It’s peak season for bat maternity roosts, where bats gather to raise young. Maternity roosts are really important. If you look in the right place, at the right time, you might find one. Bat maternity roosts Female bats gather in maternity roosts, from spring into summer. To give birth and raise their young. Mothers give … Read More

Bat survey of a church in Middleton M24

Bat survey of a church in Middleton M24

10/07/2017By StewartBats

Bat survey of a church in Middleton M24 Todays survey I carried out a bat survey of a church in Middleton M24 today. The church is in need of repair.  Bat presence – absence surveys are required, as the building is suitable for roosting bats. The planning application requires a bat survey report; as bats … Read More

Bat survey of a house in Altrincham WA14 for planning permission

Bat survey of a house in Altrincham WA14 for planning permission

04/07/2017By StewartBats

Bat survey of a house in Altrincham WA14 for planning permission I completed a bat survey of a house in Altrincham WA14 for planning permission today. The survey report is required for planning as the house is being renovated, and extended to include a loft conversion. No further surveys will be needed, as the building has … Read More