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Filling in the short form below will instantly give you a set of contact details of experts who can carry out an ecological survey of the animal life on your property (bats, lizards, snakes, insects, birds, etc). You will be provided with full contact details for these experts, all within less than a second, and you will then be able to contact them directly to discuss your situation in more detail.

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This website will help you find suppliers who provide property services.  When you enter your details and press submit, the system will immediately give you the contact details of the suppliers covering your local area.  Where appropriate, initial estimates will also be instantly provided. You can then contact any of the suppliers directly. In addition, your details will be sent to each of the suppliers listed, so they will also be able to contact you. Your details will not be forwarded to any other third parties. Your email address is required but if you do not want to provide your telephone number, please enter 0000. Using this website will not commit you to placing any orders or paying any money. If you do place an order with one of the suppliers, you will be dealing directly with them.  In most cases there is no middle man. Suppliers on this website pay advertising fees to be listed, they do not pay any commission to Local Surveyors Direct. Before placing an order you should ensure that your chosen supplier has satisfactory qualifications, accreditation, experience and insurance. You will receive an email from us requesting feedback a few weeks later. After that we will not use your details again.

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Filling in the short form above will instantly give you a set of contact details of experts who can carry out an ecological survey of the animal life on your property (bats, lizards, snakes, insects, birds, etc). You will be provided with full contact details for these experts, all within less than a second, and you will then be able to contact them directly to discuss your situation in more detail.

Ecology Surveys for Planning Applications

Ecology Surveys for Planning Applications

We are all becoming very aware of the importance of protecting our environment, especially with regard to species of animals and plants that may be in decline.  Whenever planning application is made for a new building or to change the use of an existing building the environment also needs to be taken into consideration.  An ecological survey will show any implications to the plant and animal life in the local area. 

Filling in the form above will give you a set of contact details for Ecological Surveyors.  You will be able to make direct contact with these experts to discuss your requirement in more detail.  Before appointing a supplier and placing an order you should ensure yourself that your chosen supplier has satisfactory qualifications, accreditation, experience and insurance to provide the level of service that you require.

Types of Ecology Survey

There are many different types of ecological survey and you will need to discuss your needs in details with the company you select. 

Many species are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act and you may wish to commission a protected species survey or a site survey for species and habitats. 

Amphibian Surveys

Bat Surveys

Badger sett and signs Survey

Breeding, Nesting and Wintering bird surveys.

Dormouse Surveys

Examples of these include;

Great Crested Newt Surveys

Invertebrate Surveys

Otter Surveys

Reptile Surveys

Water Vole Surveys

It is possible you may also need to consider BREEAM assessments and Code for Sustainable Homes ecology reports and this depends on the nature of your development. 

If you have a problem with Japanese Knotweed or other invasive weeds then you may wish to commission an Invasive Weed Survey.

Are you an Ecologist?

If you are an ecologist and you would like to be listed on our website, please complete the registration form and we will arrange a free trial


Some of the feedback from customers who have used Local Conveyancing Direct can be seen below:

Yes – used Wild Trice; good service, efficient and responsive to my follow up enquiries and thorough report.
Antony, Maidenhead, Berkshire
The website worked well. I followed up with Ac surveys. The work has been carried out very satisfactorily.
I Bendall, Stockton on Tees
Your site is excellent - all surveyors listed on the response below responded within a couple of days with offers/quotes - the information provided in each case was sufficient to make an informed choice and I feel that I have had good value for money as a result.
Karim, Finchley, North London
Hi there, Yes i have had a survey. I went with Nash and Co. They were excellent, Arrived on time and provided a an A*** service. Thanks Mr. Nash.
P Cooper, Ashby St Mary, Norfolk
The website worked well. I used Flat Jacks and was satisfied with the work.
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