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Environmental assessment, management and town planning

We’re one of the UK’s largest environmental assessment and management teams, with a track record of working on some of the largest and most complex infrastructure and masterplan projects and programmes.

Bullet We’ve worked on 1/5 of the UK’s largest national strategic infrastructure projects
Bullet Award winning team recognised for our work on the Lincolnshire Lakes masterplan
Bullet Strong UK-wide knowledge and experience

Our environmental assessment, management and town planning team is one of the most respected and established teams in the sector, working on some of the largest projects in the UK, and on smaller schemes where a nimble and pragmatic approach is key.

We advise on all stages of the development process - from technical planning and environmental assessment advice through to expert witness, regulator and stakeholder communication, post application enquiries and on site construction management.

Client focussed

We understand that our clients need the right advice, appropriately scoped, with a focus on successful planning approval.  We combine great science, strong commercial understanding and good management to deliver the highest quality service.  Our teams operate in a commercial manner; they understand deadlines and, above all, provide high quality advice to support a successful approval process.

Full in-house expertise

The majority of our work is delivered using our own in-house teams. This ensures high quality and provides our clients with delivery confidence. We're able to provide:

  • Environmental impact assessments;
  • Strategic environmental assessments;
  • Sustainability appraisals/appraisals of sustainability;
  • Construction environmental management plans;
  • Construction site management;
  • Environmental and consent managers;
  • Environmental clerk of works;
  • Environmental monitoring and management;
  • Town planning including planning applications, policy analysis and planning statements;
  • Development consents, transport and works act orders;
  • Consents advice and support including permitted development rights;
  • Stakeholder management and engagement, public exhibitions and statements of community involvement;
  • Public consultation and engagement strategies;
  • Registered CEEQual assessors and CEEQual assessments;
  • Lighting impact assessments;
  • Arboriculture

Thought leading

We stay ahead of regulation and working with our clients and regulators to think differently and provide new solutions. We’re at the heart of exploring better ways to manage the Environmental Assessment process – from better scoping to next generation Environmental Statements


We’re proud to deliver the highest quality work, on time and on budget, achieving successful planning consent for our clients with a strong carry through to project construction and delivery.


Sarah Venn
Sarah Venn Environment
+44 7876 398204