Environmental impact assessment and appraisal

AMEC has a long and proven track record in helping our clients to secure consent for development that requires Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) or for which other types of environmental assessments/appraisals are requested (e.g. stand-alone landscape and visual assessments, Habitat Regulations Assessments etc).

Environmental impact assessment and appraisal

Our technical expertise

We offer services in a wide range of technical disciplines, which can be delivered individually as stand-alone assessments or other assignments (e.g. research and policy studies), or in combination as part of EIA or other multi-disciplinary projects. These disciplines include the following:

Historic environment - archaeological and cultural heritage studies

Terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecological, and ornithological studies, including Habitats Regulations Assessments

Environmental water quality studies and flood risk assessment

Landscape and visual impact assessment / planning

Noise and vibration assessment

Dust and air quality studies

Community and socio-economic assessments

Traffic and transport studies/impact assessment

Contaminated land

These skills are complemented by other areas of expertise relating to, for example, regeneration, and development planning.


Our customers

We undertake EIA and environmental appraisal work for a wide range of customers across the public and private sectors. Examples include:

Power (including nuclear and renewables)

EDF Energy, E.ON K, National Grid, RWE Npower renewables, Mining, ATH Resources, Lafarge, K Coal


Barratt Homes, Bellway Homes, The Crown Estate, Hillreed Homes


Associated British Ports, BAA, Birmingham International Airport


Energos, Viridor, Waste Recycling Group


CH2M Hill, Northumbrian Water, Welsh Water

Central government and agencies

Defence Infrastructure Organisation (formerly Defence Estates), Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment (Northern Ireland), Environment Agency

Local and regional government

Gwynedd Council, London Borough of Lambeth, One North East, West Northamptonshire Development Corporation


Our capabilities in detail

For more information on related skills and experience, download the capability statement listed below (PDF).

Environmental Impact Assessment


Further details

To discuss AMEC’s environmental impact assessment and appraisal capabilities further, contact Ian Cromie on 01743 342021, or e-mail ian.cromie@amec.com.

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