Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a means of drawing together, in a systematic way, an assessment of the likely significant environmental effects arising from a proposed development. EIA procedures are transposed into UK legislation as required by the EU. Legislation similar to the EIA is also required in the US and many other countries globally.
We can aid developers and their advisors in meeting EIA requirements, helping assess the possible positive or negative impacts that a proposed project may have on the environment. The preparation of an environmental statement in parallel with project design provides a useful framework within which environmental considerations and design development can interact.
Looking in an integrated manner across key building-linked environmental, social and economic aspects, we can help assess: