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Providing Ecological Consultancy and Habitat Services Throughout the UK

UK Wide Ecology & Habitat Services

Contract Ecology Ltd are Ecological Contractors with over 17 years’ experience in providing excellence in mitigation enabling works, habitat creation and land management operations.

Our dedicated team of ecology, arboriculture and land management professionals pride themselves on being part of a company that we hope you will enjoy working with, a company that is very much trusted to deliver as part of your project team in order to get your development off the ground.

Ecology Survey
Ecology Surveys

Need an ecology survey or simply need a friendly ecologist to address a planning concern?

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Fencing Services

Amphibian and reptile fencing, water vole and badger fencing. We install UK wide.

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Habitat Services

Looking for a wildlife mitigation contractor? We have a highly skilled and knowledgeable team.

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why choose us?

Our knowledgeable team hold all the necessary qualifications and licences to undertake a full range of ecological services including specialist ecology and arboriculture surveys, consultancy and practical environmental groundworks contracts throughout all phases of development.

We can help you secure a planning permission using our very rigorous reporting and survey standards. Contract Ecology Ltd. can also implement every recommended compensation measure in order to secure a  planning consent for you, even under the strict conditions that come with a European Protected Species licence.

We will only ever recommend such a mitigation strategy for our clients that we are certain can be achieved. In order to do this, our consultants have gladly undertaken even further certification as well as practical training in both countryside and landscape management practices.

Contract Ecology has gained a trusted reputation for being a leading installer of wildlife exclusion fencing (badger fencing, newt fencing, reptile fencing and otter fencing); a service we provide UK wide. We have invested in our own specialist low impact plant and machinery making us truly unique in our industry.

Straight talking

At Contract Ecology we will provide you with a clear understanding of the scope of work required, our free quotations are fully itemised so there are no hidden costs or nasty surprises.

Keeping you in the loop

We will contact you with an update of how your survey is progressing at the midway point and again with an ETA for when your survey report will be ready for you.

Peace of mind

We offer a money back guarantee. If the local planning authority does not accept our survey findings, it’s on us. It’s that simple.

Quality Assurance

We train our staff continuously in order to make sure we can provide our clients with the best possible advice according to published British Standards.

Practical Know How

Our ecologists and arborists have all undertaken further training in the practical side of land management and habitat enhancement, obtaining further qualifications from LANTRA and NPTC that allow us to successfully implement species and habitat work on construction sites.

Obligation free

At Contract Ecology we prepare all of our fee costings completely free of charge and without obligation. If you’re not sure what you need a simple phone call to our team can ease your concerns and set you on the right path. Call us for a chat on 01772 731404.

Professional Standards

Contract Ecology Ltd is committed to the provision of operatives and consultants who are competent in the work that they do.  We employ continual staff training to make sure we can offer you the latest advice available and that it is to published British Standards. Click here to visit

We want to ensure that our clients have confidence in the quality and ethics of the advice they receive from us. When you commission Contract Ecology Ltd you can be assured of a high quality professional ecological services as our founder and director is a registered professional of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, RICS. Click here to visit

In accordance with CIEEM

You can be confident that your ecology survey will be undertaken and completed in absolute accordance with the CIEEM (Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management) protocol and recommended survey standards. Click here to visit

Experienced ecologists

Your Ecologist will be suitability experienced and where required fully licensed by the appropriate statutory authorities to undertake your survey.

British standards

Your tree survey will be completed in absolute accordance with ‘Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition & Construction – Recommendations’ British Standard 5837:2012.

Helping to fulfil your
ecology, habitat creation and land management requirements.

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