Environmental Impact Assessments
We have a strong in-house environmental team and provide a full range of EIA services including project management, baseline reports , chapter preparation, peer review and technical audits. We provide the majority of EIA services with in-house teams but work with specialists from the JV team for noise, air quality and cultural heritage. We also provide SEA and Sustainability Assessment services.
Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design
Tibbalds coordinates EIAs as part of its work on major planning applications. Our expertise includes: submission of screening opinions, scoping, coordination of sub-consultants to deliver reports and individual chapters.
In addition to EIAs, we provide Sustainability Appraisals and Strategic Environmental Assessments to support our work on planning policy documents such as Area Action Plans and Neighbourhood Plans.
CgMs Heritage regularly contributes to Environmental Impact Assessments for projects associated with the residential, commercial, infrastructure and energy sectors, spanning from modest housing developments to extensive windfarms. Depending on the project, we are able to produce either combined built heritage and archaeology Environmental Statement chapters, or standalone chapters for these subjects, whichever best fits the circumstances.
Our environmental support for clients ranges from strategic advice to the delivery of specific technical services across all stages of the project lifecycle. We have helped set environmental and sustainability parameters as well as securing consent for some of Europe’s largest and most high-profile projects and programmes. Providing a full range of expertise in environmental survey, monitoring, management, training and design services, our technical expertise includes: noise and vibration, air quality, water, microclimate, biodiversity, archaeology and heritage, community and health impacts, materials/waste, landscape/townscape, climate resilience and carbon/energy. Our assessment and appraisal capabilities include: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA); Appraisal of Sustainability (AoS); Environmental Impact Assessment / Environmental Statements (EIA/ESs); CEEQual; Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA); Integrated Impact Assessment (IIA); Health Impact Assessment (HIA); Natural / Social Value Assessment; Sustainable Return on Investment (SuROI).
The Environment Partnership
TEP is an Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) registered Environmental Impact Assessor with a Quality Mark for commitment to excellence. Our team includes experts in Environmental Impact Assessment, Sustainability Appraisal, Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulation Assessment. We work regularly in multi-disciplinary teams and coordinate the entire EIA process, from screening opinions to the production of the Environmental Statement. The Team has co-ordinated a substantial mix of projects that have been subject to EIA, including 1,000+ unit residential sites, mixed-use commercial schemes, infrastructure and quarry developments.