The saying goes, you never know the cost of a development until you’re out of the ground, and with the need for development cost certainty, how do we avoid this?
In a recent parliamentary statement, the Government has encouraged the redevelopment of Brownfield sites by agreeing that small housing plots on this type of land will no longer be subject to obligation. A potential hazard due to its former industrial and commercial uses, Brownfield sites may be contaminated by low concentrations of waste or pollutions…
There are numerous benefits for retaining trees that developers should be aware of. Although often seemingly in the way of construction, trees can add value to your site and may also be protected by LPAs, therefore subjecting your development to planning constraints.
The new British Standard (BS42020) for Biodiversity will help clients to compare quotes and levels of service that ecologists provide them. agb Environmental welcomes the new code, as it will set standards across the ecology board.