Habitats Regulations Assessment

HDA has extensive experience of carrying out Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) for developments in the vicinity of Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Special Areas of Conservation (SACs).

project examples


Following a recommendation from a leading planning barrister (Martin Kingston QC), HDA was employed by Comparo Ltd to replace the previous project ecologists during the determination of an application for 140 homes and commercial land, following an ecology related impasse being reached between the applicant and Cornwall Council, Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Natural England. The …