19th June 2017
Bats are on the move, roosting and breeding - and time is ticking for ecological surveys needed to support this year's planning applications
10th May 2017
Engain continues to make waves in the energy field; this month our ecology and environmental teams are working on two major European power projects
Spring planning results have sprung
24th April 2017
It’s a busy period for our ecology team - currently working on a seasonal flourish of new instructions and developments.
Vacancy: Environmental Consultant
19th April 2017
(Please note that this role has now been filled - and we look forward to announcing the appointment)
Go ahead given to luxury island hotel development
12th April 2017
Fantastic, long-awaited news this week for our client Rotolok.
Newt protection levels may be set to change
20th March 2017
"There are signs that the high level of protection afforded to great crested newts could change before Brexit - with possible implications for developers" according to Matt Davies, our head of ecology.
Ecology survey calendar – guidance for the year ahead
15th February 2017
With surveying season about to start, it's timely to share our ecology calendar - a handy guide to annual windows for UK species.
Planning for a new year
6th December 2016
2016 has undoubtedly proved a memorable year, punctuated by major news headlines and political changes with global ramifications.
Pivotal point for global action on climate change
11th November 2016
Earlier this autumn, Engain’s environmental project director Nikki visited Bonn in Germany, gaining useful insight into the application of the current guidelines and ramifications of the Paris Agreement.
Maltese power mission
14th September 2016
Our environmental projects director Nikki will be meeting with ministerial officials and international development contractors responsible for delivering Malta's new combined-cycle gas turbine power station.
Future planning for climate adaptation
8th September 2016
This month, Engain directors will be visiting UNFCCC officials in Bonn, to discuss priorities for Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
A brand new era for Engain
18th August 2016
It's more than 12 years since Engain was founded and we thought it time to give our business a refreshed look and feel.
A reflection on Kingston Mills
19th July 2016
It took 15 years for a disused manufacturing site in Wiltshire to be consented for mixed use development.
Bat survey season
24th June 2016
Engain's ecology team is now pleased to offer comprehensive services for all development and planning requirements involving bats.