Environmental Planning Consultancy
Astell Associates have many years of working in Environmental
The consultancy evolved in 1979 and has progresses
in many areas since then. Environmental planning has been carried
out in the following areas.
Environmental Planning needs a comprehensive understanding
of the ecology of the area, and the project proposal to be developed
within that area.
As in Environmental Landscape Design, a base line
study will interpret the local environment and its ecology. Areas
to be protected and areas at risk will be identified and from the
analysis environmental project planning can be progressed.
Classification of areas, National Parks, Sites of
Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), Areas of Outstnding Natural
Beauty (AONB), Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZ) have all to be understood,
and project planning progressed by the understanding of their ecological
Astell Associates have experience in working with
Local Authorities, Government Deprtments and privale Institutions,
on a number of projects relating to the many and varied environmental
systems found in these and other ecological areas.
Areas of Expertise include:
- Woodland Planning
- Red Squirrel surveys
- Bat surveys
- Vegetaion surveys
- River system surveys
- Sustainable Urban Drainage System