Bat Case Studies

Middlemarch undertake over 400 bat surveys each year, varying from daytime assessment to Natural England licence applications.
  • Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire

    McGarrell Reilly Homes

    Middlemarch Environmental undertook the ecology
    assessments required at Great Shelford. A summer non – maternity bat roost for brown long eared bats was identified.

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  • Polesworth Bridge, Warwickshire

    Warwickshire County Council

    Warwickshire County Council needed to undertake repair
    works to the main road bridge over the river Anker in Polesworth. The bridge is a Grade II listed structure and a scheduled ancient monument.

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Great Crested Newt Case Studies

Middlemarch have over 20 great crested newt licenced surveyors. Our team has the knowledge and experience to provide expert advice to our client for sites which may have great crested newts.
  • Carlisle North Distributor Route

    Connect, Birse Civils, Birse Rail, Cumbria & County Council

    We undertook the ecology surveys required for the construction of 7.5km single carriageway including a bridge over River Eden.

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  • North Shrewsbury

    Matrix Medical

    Colin in our Northern office has been working hard with Matrix Medical on the site of the much needed new North Shrewsbury Primary Care Centre.

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Reptile Case Studies

Reptiles are protected by UK legislation. In the UK we have 6 native species, Grass Snake, Adder, Smooth Snake, Slow Worm, Common Lizard and Sand Lizard.
  • A3 Thursley Junction Improvements

    Birse Civils & The Highways Agency

    Middlemarch Environmental was involved in a
    heathland creation project with Birse Civils Ltd at the A3 Thursley Junction improvements development site.

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  • Alresford, Hampshire

    Linden Homes

    Linden Homes required Middlemarch to produce a reptile
    mitigation strategy for the works required at Alresford. Middlemarch also undertook the trapping and translocation, ecological clerk of works and habitat creation

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Water Vole Case Studies

Middlemarch has recently been involved in some large projects associated with water voles. Our specialists have created habitat, trans-located and monitored the population size of water voles for several sites across the UK.

Railway Case Studies

We have 5 surveyors which have an IWA (Individual Working Alone) qualification for working on the rail network.
  • The Carlisle Northern Distributor Road includes an existing
    railway bridge that passes over Kingmoor marshalling yard. As part of the works the existing railway bridge had to be demolished and replaced with a wider, more substantial bridge.

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Arboricultural/Tree Case Studies

Our team of Arboricultural consultants have over 40 years experience in undertaking arboricultural surveys, tree protections plans, method statements and implications assessments.

Code for Sustainable Homes/BREEAM Case Studies

Middlemarch undertake over 300 BREEAM/CFSH projects each year. We have over 30 suitably qualified ecologists located in our 7 regional offices; Coventry, Derby, Worcester, Leicester, Kent, Hampshire, Sussex.
  • Pineham, Northamptonshire

    Buckingham Group, Winvic Construction

    Prologis Park Pineham in Northamptonshire is a large scale development of distribution warehouses upon Greenfield land. Middlemarch Environmental has been involved in the development providing ecological support since its conception.

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  • Middlemarch Environmental was appointed to undertake ecological surveying and reporting for input into a BREEAM Schools assessment. Our specialist BRE compliant report provided clear recommendations relating to...

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Habitat Creation Case Studies

Our habitat creation team work closely with our clients to ensure that not only they comply with EU & UK legislation, but also to enhance sites to increase the biodiversity gain.
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Trust manages North Cave Wetlands Nature
    Reserve, an ex-mineral extraction site, and so when the
    opportunity arose to extend the nature reserve through further extraction, they were keen to maintain their involvement.

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  • On completion of mineral extraction and restoration, Ripon
    City Quarry will become a wetland nature reserve which will be gifted to Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to manage for biodiversity purposes.

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Placement Students

Middlemarch Environmental Ltd offers placement opportunities for students across the UK and Europe. This year we have had 4 UK placements and 8 European placements.

GIS Mapping Case Study

Our GIS team support our ecological and arboricultural consultants by producing maps to accurately display field survey data and habitat creation/mitigation measures. These can be provided in a variety of formats to suit your needs.
  • NVC Survey & GIS Solutions for 12 SSSI Sites in Wales

    Countryside Council for Wales (Currently part of Natural Resources Wales)

    Middlemarch Environmental Ltd assisted Countryside Council for Wales (currently part of Natural Resources Wales) in the survey and GIS mapping of 12 Clwyd lowland grassland SSSIs (c. 315 ha).

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