European beaver
Whiskered/Brandt's bat
River Avon at Pershore
Grass snake

Sharpe Ecology

An independent and professional ecological service

Sharpe Ecology is an independent ecological consultancy providing a range of ecological services ranging from ecological appraisals and assessments, Phase 1 and Phase 2 habitat surveys, protected species surveys, specialist ecological reports, to ecological advice and support for planning applications.

Sharpe Ecology, with its experienced ecological consultants, offers a personal and pragmatic service aimed at providing sustainable and integrated solutions in line with client expectation, legislation and best practice.

Based in Pershore, Worcestershire our ecologists are ideally located to cover projects throughout the West Midlands and beyond.

Ecological Assessment

The type of ecological assessment provided is tailored to the needs and requirements of the client, whether it be an initial site appraisal or a detailed ecological impact assessment (EcIA).

Examples of ecological assessments provided include:

  • Site walkover / initial site appraisal
  • Extended Phase 1 Habitat Assessment
  • Preliminary Ecological Appraisal
  • Ecological Impact Assessment
  • Hedgerow Regulations Assessments
  • Mitigation and Biodiversity Enhancement Plans

Protected Species

A number of species are protected by national and international law, while further species have been highlighted as conservation priority and may be of material consideration for local authorities and decision-makers.

Sharpe Ecology, with licensed and experienced surveyors, is able to undertake a number of specific species surveys including:

  • Great crested newts
  • Bats
  • Badgers
  • Reptiles
  • Breeding and wintering birds
  • Water vole
  • Otter

Please contact us for more information or to discuss particular requirements



Sharpe Ecology provides a range of specialist ecological services intended for other ecology consultancies and freelance ecologists.

These services, which are aimed at providing additional cost-effective, tailored and reliable support during busy periods, include:

  • Ecological Clerk of Works
  • Watching Brief
  • Survey Support
  • Report Writing
  • Working Method Statements
  • Interpretation and analysis of field data