Barn conversion we helped get planning permission for

Helping you achieve your development while meeting your environmental responsibilities

Established by Rebecca Collins in 2001, we are a professional ecological consultancy. We undertake ecology surveys and assessments, including bat surveys and other wildlife surveys; mitigation design; management plans and training. We can guide you through the complexities of the planning and licensing systems, helping you achieve your development with minimal impact on the environment and wildlife.

Our integrity and professionalism stands us apart from other consultancies, ensuring that we get the best outcomes for our clients and wildlife.


Based in the Forest of Dean, near the Gloucestershire and Herefordshire border, we are well placed to work anywhere in the West Midlands, South West and Wales.


Our client base is wide and includes local and regional authorities, organisations and agencies involved in nature conservation, consultants, planners, architects, large and small development companies and individuals. Projects vary from single barn conversions to national utility company works and road schemes, and from demolition to new build projects for housing and industrial use.

Our clients include: Carillion, Church Conservation Trust, Duchy of Cornwall, Forest Holidays, Gloucestershire Education Authority, Herefordshire County Council, Tarmac, National Grid, National Trust, Royal Agricultural College, Taylor Wimpey, Warners Leisure Group, Wolverhampton City Council and Worcestershire County Council.

Case studies

Bypass scheme

Holiday cabins

Long-term monitoring

Flood alleviation works

Pipeline maintenance

Barn conversion

Building restoration

Housing development

Public footbridge