Bats and Building Work – Harris Lambs latest article on bats.

JUST WEEKS REMAIN TO ASSESS AND ACT ON BAT ROOSTS TO AVOID CONSTRUCTION DELAYS, WARN ECOLOGISTS

Ecologists at Harris Lamb have warned developers that they have a matter of weeks left to identify the presence of bat roosts at earmarked sites, or risk delays to their plans. The business’ Environment team has also issued a reminder that disregarding the presence of bats in… Read More
06
August
2021
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HARRIS LAMB ECOLOGIST SECURES LEVEL ONE BAT LICENCE

Harris Lamb’s Environment team has another bat ecologist within its ranks after one of the team secured his Level One Bat Licence. Josh Randhawa, who joined the business two years ago, has been honing his skillset to work with various protected species, and his efforts… Read More
22
March
2021
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10 Bat Facts

Are you just batty about these oft-misunderstood winged wonders? This month sees International Bat Night take place on the last Saturday of August, and the Bat Conservation Trust is keen to involve people in dispelling the myths, increasing the understanding about the… Read More
21
August
2020
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ECOLOGISTS WARN THAT DEVELOPERS HAVE JUST WEEKS REMAINING TO ASSESS AND ACT ON BAT ROOSTS TO AVOID DELAYS TO CONSTRUCTION

Developers have a matter of weeks left to identify the presence of bats at earmarked sites, or risk delays to their plans, ecology experts at Harris Lamb have warned. The business’ Environment team is also warning developers that they could face more than delays if they disregard the… Read More
05
August
2020
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ECOLOGISTS SET TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO DEVELOPERS AS BAT SURVEY SEASON STARTS

Ecologists at Harris Lamb are working with developers to ensure that construction schedules are not disrupted by bats. Under guidance from the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, the business is carrying out essential protected species surveys to support clients, adhering to strict safety and social distancing… Read More
28
May
2020
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BATS AND BUILDINGS – SURVEY SEASON IS DRAWING TO A CLOSE

With just a few weeks left of the core summer bat survey season, ecology experts at Harris Lamb are working with developers to ensure that construction schedules are not disrupted by bats. Developers could face more than delays if they disregard the presence of bats in the vicinity… Read More
18
July
2019
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DEVELOPERS WARNED NOT TO FLOUT SPECIES PROTECTION LAWS AS BAT SURVEY SEASON BEGINS

Ecology experts at Harris Lamb are working with developers to ensure that construction schedules are not disrupted by bats. To enable this, bat surveys are planned during the core summer bat survey season, which runs for the next three months. The business’ Environment team is also warning developers that… Read More
22
May
2019
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SENIOR BAT ECOLOGIST APPOINTED TO HARRIS LAMB’S ENVIRONMENTAL TEAM

Harris Lamb has enhanced its Environmental team with the appointment of a Senior Bat Ecologist. Helen Archer joins the business from JBA Consulting, where she delivered a wide range of environmental and ecological projects for clients including wind and solar farm developers, Local Authorities and Internal Drainage Boards, along… Read More
25
April
2019
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BATS AND BUILDINGS

SURVEY SEASON IS DRAWING TO A CLOSE With just one month left of the core bat activity season, developers have just a matter of weeks to seek surveys ahead of submitting planning applications requiring the demolition of buildings this year. As a European protected species, local authorities can require bat surveys… Read More
06
August
2018
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What does this mean for builders working with bats?

Building works can face delays because of the legal protection for the 18 species of bats found in the UK. Learn out how bats can affect your building work, bat survey season in the uk and bat surveys in your area. 

Harris Lamb’s Ecology team is here to help builders meet deadlines while ensuring the considerate of bats needs.

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