Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an integral part of the planning system which allows for the environmental effects of certain developments to be fully understood. The process of EIA ensures that appropriate management and mitigation of environmental impact is secured.

Batcheller Monkhouse planning team includes Practitioner and Associate Members of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). Our qualified teams have extensive experience undertaking Environmental Assessments and an in depth understanding of the EIA process.  We provide sensible and informed advice to ensure a robust planning consent that brings positive environmental effects without compromising our client’s commercial and operational objectives. As skilled project managers we provide a full EIA coordination service and prepare screening and scoping requests, and environmental statements.

Batcheller Monkhouse Skills:

  • Screening and Scoping Requests
  • Full EIA coordination service drawing on a database of tried and tested environmental specialists
  • Preparation of Environmental Statements and Non-Technical Summaries
  • Socio-Economic Assessments
  • Health Impact Assessments
  • Peer review of Environmental Statements

Batcheller Monkhouse EIA team is unusual in combining planning expertise with specialist environmental knowledge. This means we take a pragmatic approach to balancing commercial viability and environmental protection. EIA can be a complex process with detailed regulations governing how environmental assessment is carried out. We check that planning authorities carry out their duties correctly in relation to EIA procedure to ensure appropriate scope of assessment, proportionate mitigation requirements and to avoid unnecessary delays to the grant of planning permission.

Please contact a member of our planning team to discuss how we can help you.

Offices in BattleHaywards HeathPulborough and Tunbridge Wells.