Ecology Surveys

We provide ecological consultancy services for planning and development, ranging from barn conversions to large scale housing developments. Specialising in UK protected species such as bats, badgers, and great crested newts, we provide a comprehensive ecological consultancy service throughout Yorkshire and the rest of the UK Read More

 Tree Surveys 

We offer expert advice on the management and support of trees, whether in relation to a planning application, for mortgage and insurance purpose, or to determine whether a tree is safe. Our expert arboricultural consultants are fully qualified, and are members of the Arboricultural Association.   Read More


Tree climbing & IRATA surveys for bats
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At Bagshaw Ecology we specialise in carrying out aerial inspections of trees, bridges and other artificial structures for roosting bats. The recommendation of an aerial bat survey in regard to the removal of trees and/or artificial structures is increasingly required due to planning policy. An aerial inspection can provide a greater … Read More

Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)
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We are proud to announce that we are now credited as contractors for CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme). The CHAS scheme demonstrates that we meet their criteria of health and safety compliance. This means that our clients can be assured that we meet current national health and safety … Read More

Bats at Hardcastle Crags
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We recently identified a maternity roost with a peak count of 272 common pipistrelle bats at Gibson Mill, Hardcastle Crags in Hebden Bridge. Maternity roosts are formed by pregnant, female bats who gather together to have their babies. Females often return to the same place every year to form maternity … Read More