Exciting discovery in South Yorkshire!

January 26, 2017

Ecus ecologist Dan Best took this photo during a bat hibernation survey carried out with South Yorkshire Bat Group last weekend. Excitingly this bat comprised the first solid evidence of bat hibernation within one of South Yorkshire’s largest caves. Dan was thrilled and said this was one of the best moments of his life to […]


Adrian Grant Speaks Land Contamination!

September 15, 2016

Adrian Grant of Ecus Environmental Consultants will be explaining the impact of land contamination and historic mining activity on development sites and how to deal with planning obligations for intrusive investigations and remediation. This is an ever growing problem affecting South Yorkshire development sites with concentrations of mining activity ranging from recent recorded to more […]


Ecus scoops UK-wide rail contract

May 18, 2015

Ecus Ltd has been appointed by Network Rail to provide UK-wide ecological advice. The five-year framework will see Ecus providing expert and impartial guidance to Network Rail, the authority responsible for the UK railway network which maintains and develops rail tracks, signalling, bridges, tunnels, level crossings and viaducts. Chris John, Technical Director for Ecology at […]


Expanding environmental firm enhances team with new director

April 23, 2015

An expanding environmental consultancy has bolstered its board and management team with the appointment of a new finance director. Sara Blannin has joined Ecus Ltd, which assists clients through the planning process including ecology, landscape, geosciences and environmental management services, and will divide her time between the firm’s Cheltenham office and its Sheffield headquarters. The […]



Ecus mitigation case study featured on Bat Conservation Trust website

August 27, 2014

An Ecus case study featured on the Bat Conservation Trust website documents the outcomes of a successful bat mitigation project in Huddersfield. The main objective of mitigation works was to retain existing brown long-eared and common pipistrelle roosts, within a refurbished and extended pavilion building, by providing new access points and enhancing roost conditions. Bat access […]