GE Consulting provide advice on the potential implications of a development affecting a National Sites Network site (formerly known as European protected sites or Natura 2000 sites) that could trigger a Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA).

We have worked on sensitive sites where direct or indirect impacts to European sites (including Special Protection Areas (SPA’s), Special Areas of Conservation (SAC’s) and RAMSAR sites) have required an HRA screening report to be produced and submitted with a planning application in order for the competent authority to conduct a test of ‘likely significance’.

With strong knowledge of local planning policy we are able to provide early advice on HRA considerations including, the probability of financial contributions that are likely to be required relating to either Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) and or Strategic Assess Management & Monitoring (SAMM).

To be submitted in combination with an HRA, GE are able to complete nutrient neutrality calculators as well as offer advice on fallow land mitigation strategies.

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