Environmental Impact Assessment

Not all planning applications require Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), but increasingly many do. Whether barn conversions, major commercial or residential development, wind turbines or even simple extensions, environmental input is often required.

What we do

So whether you are submitting a planning application, appeal, dealing with enforcement action, promoting land for future development or just want to review your planning opportunities contact the JHWalter environmental planning team. We and our network of specialist contractors can deliver answers to your land based problems:

  • Phase 1 Habitat/full Ecology surveys of birds, bats, protected species, trees and hedgerows
  • Archaeology and Heritage
  • Flood risk and Drainage
  • Highways Impacts and Transport Assessments
  • Landscape, Visual and Cumulative Impact Assessments
  • Listed Buildings and Building Conservation
  • Conservation, SAM’s, AONB’s and other designated areas
  • Contamination and Remediation
  • Minerals
  • Noise, Odour and Air Quality
  • Waste

Why JHWalter

  • Assess potential development impact
  • Identify required environmental information
  • Negotiate with the Local Planning Authority to minimise costs
  • Specify works, engage specialist contractors and review/edit final reports
  • Excellent success rate and realistic, honest advice
  • Our team are backed by a professional property consultancy including Chartered Surveyors, residential, commercial and rural Property Agents and environmental planning professionals who can deal with your property problems


Steve Catney

BA (Hons) Partner,
Environmental Planning Consultant
01522 504 330
07919 694 229
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Peter Welch

SAC. Dip. Planning & Design Consultant 01522 504 311
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James Lambert

BSc (Hons) MSc AIEMA Planning Consultant 01522 504 329
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