Development sites often contain hedgerows. Hedgerows are ecologically important and depending on the type of hedgerow you have, it may be protected under The Hedgerow Regulations 1997. These regulations set out evaluation criteria for a hedgerow to qualify for protection. Abricon’s ecology team have the knowledge and experience to undertake hedgerow surveys in order to determine if a hedgerow is protected which may be required for your planning application.
Contact Abricon for free initial advice on hedgerow surveys