Protected Species Surveys and Ecological Clerks of Works (ECOW) Services

Best Ecology is a small independent environmental consultancy that covers London, the South and the Midlands. At Best Ecology, we pride ourselves on the fact that we are able to provide an extensive range of ecological survey and environmental consultancy services. Whether we are dealing with protected species surveys to Ecological Clerks of Work (ECOW), we strive to support and provide our clients with a professional service; always being on hand to help and offer advice with any strategic and project-specific ecological issues that need to be sorted. We can work as a subcontractor to other consultancies or work directly with clients who are looking for ecological advice and protected species surveys to support their planning application.

If you are a:

– Environmental Consultancy

– Environmental planning Consultancy

– Planning Developer

– Construction Project Manager

– Landscape Architect

– Engineering Corporate Company or

– Local Authority

We will help to make sure that your planning comply with all environmental requirements. As well as this, we will help you create, find and explore all of the effective environmental solutions available, to ensure we find the ones that work best for you.

What Do We Offer?

Best Ecology is committed to finding and providing you with the most up to date, innovative, cost-effective and efficient ecological solutions to the always expanding world of new builds and business. All of our services are custom-tailored to each client’s specific needs and requirements. Our detailed ecological surveys and consultancy services ensure that we cover all areas. As a company, we are focused on helping larger environmental/ecological consultancy firms, planning developers, engineers, landscape architects and local authorities to find a way through any of their environmental concerns and project-specific environmental issues.

What Makes Us Unique?

At Best Ecology, we pride ourselves on being able to offer a bespoke service, that is completely tailored to your every need. We help to ensure that you are covering all bases: on the engineering and ecological consultancy side of things, as well as helping you make wise and future-proof environmental decisions, saving the environment (and your wallet!) Our business is centered around high quality work, reliability and professionalism that we always provide when working with us; making us the ideal choice for you and all your ecological consultancy needs.

The Business Value We Offer?

Our ecologists are members of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and are highly established in their respective fields. Always working with a hands-on approach, our ecologists will be there on stand by and help by offering advice when it comes to what is best suited for clients and their situation. At Best Ecology, we value our clients and present all information in a professional tone and fashion. We also know that our clients often have to look after several projects at a time, so we ensure that we are pro-active with our communication, keeping our clients updated with all things related to their project.

Reptile survey

Protected Species

Great Crested Newt survey’s and mitigation

Bat activity survey’s (dusk emergence/ dawn re-entry)

Reptile survey’s and mitigation

Badger surveys

Nesting bird surveys

Water vole surveys


Ecological Clerk of Works

Ecological Clerk of Works
Protected species translocation
Habitat creation and maintenance
Wildlife exclusion fencing services


Other ecology surveys

Preliminary Ecology Appraisals
Phase 1 habitat surveys
Invasive Species Surveys


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If you are looking for experienced ecologist to assist with ecological survey works or provide on site ecological clerk of works ? then please speak to us today for a no obligation quote on any of our ecological services.