John Wenman Ecological Consultancy offers an extensive range of ecological services.

We are also able to provide suitably qualified and experienced ecologists for 

Expert Witness evidence and Ecological Clerks of Works requirements. 

Protected Species Surveys

  • Amphibians (eg. great crested newts)

  • Badgers

  • Bats

  • Birds

  • Hazel Dormouse

  • Otters

  • Reptiles

  • Water voles

We specialise in bat-related work and carry out bat surveys of domestic properties, commercial and industrial buildings, churches, bridges and trees. Where bats are present and impacts cannot be avoided, we can advise on suitable mitigation and compensation. We can guide you through the process of applying for and obtaining European Protected Species Licences issued by Natural England, before implementing work on site as required by the licence. 

Ecological Surveys

  • Phase 1 Habitat Surveys

  • Preliminery Ecological Appraisals

  • Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA)

  • Phase 2 Habitat Surveys

  • Habitat Regulations Assessment

Enhancement & Management Planning

  • Ecological Scoping, Management and Monitoring Plans

  • Habitat Creation & Management Plans

  • Landscape Ecological Management Plan (LEMP)

  • Biodiversity Enhancement Schemes

  • Biodiversity Action Plans (BAP)

  • Construction & Mitigation Plan (CEMP)

Biodiversity Net Gain Assessments

Our experienced team provide expert advice for all new developments to achieve the mandatory 'net gain' required, ensuring any lost habitat is identified and mitigated in the early stages of planning. By using up to date mapping technology, we work to provide the best possible plan to ensure all legal requirements are met, with a balanced approach to ensure the best outcome for you and the environment.  

BREEAM Assessments

The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method, is an indernational scheme providing sustainability certification of building projects. Our team can provide the suitably qualified ecologist to conduct the necessary ecological calculations in the Land Use and Ecology category of the assessment. 

John Wenman Ecological Consultancy 

1 Diesel House, Honey Hill


Berkshire RG40 3BL

0118 327 1810