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We are proud to provide our services across a range of projects, from small home extensions to large infrastructure projects, throughout the North of England.



Durham Dales Ecology offers a full range of protected species surveys (including bat surveys for planning applications), ecological reports and advice.


Our clients include private individuals, farmers, landowners, utility companies, educational establishments, local authorities and the construction sector, amongst others.



Based in the heart of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Durham Dales Ecology offers a full range of bespoke ecological advice and services throughout the North of England,

Durham Dales Ecology prides itself on providing an honest and pragmatic approach, delivered by dedicated, friendly and knowledgable staff. Our services are flexible and tailored to your project-specific requirements. We apply common sense when guiding you through the ecological survey process, ensuring our work is proportionate to the situation, and providing information in a logical and easy-to-understand manner. 

Living and working in the Durham Dales, we are acutely aware of the beauty and importance of the natural landscape, the processes by which it was formed, the practices by which it is maintained, and the communities and wildlife it supports. We are passionate about preserving our cultural, historic and natural heritage, whilst enabling and elevating our communities, through responsible development. At the same time, we also understand the challenges of undertaking projects in what can be a harsh and dramatic environment, and we adapt our advice and services accordingly.


Our services may typically include:

If you have any queries, or would like an informal, no obligation discussion about the services you require, please do not hesitate to give us a ring, send us an email, or contact us via the form below. We look forward to chatting to you.


You can contact us about our services using one of the following methods:



Phone: 07525128586

Or by using the contact form below:

If you are requesting initial information about a particular project, please include details of:

  • Property address/site location

  • The nature of the proposals, and any plans you may have

Thanks for getting in touch. We are currently experiencing high levels of enquiries. Please bear with us and we will respond to your message as soon as we are able.

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