Rapleys has extensive environmental experience with a proven track record in managing Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) that accompany planning applications for a wide range of client and instruction types.

The Environmental Impact team guide clients through the whole process of screening, scoping, consultation, management and production of the Environmental Statement.

We adopt a holistic approach by providing advice to satisfy design requirements, legislation, best practice and budget.

Our environmental team work collaboratively with the wider Rapleys planning team. We ensure value is added by drafting planning conditions, legal obligations and policy changes in relation to all environmental matters.

We strive to deliver the best environmental practice to identify and mitigate risks whilst seeking to avoid any cost implications or project delays for our clients.

Our core services include:

  • Environmental Statement co-ordination and production
  • Project management of the EIA process – commissioning and managing technical work from appropriate specialist consultants
  • Reviewing Environmental Statements prepared by other parties
  • Scoping opinions
  • Screening opinions
  • Technical chapter input – socio-economic impact assessment

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Corporate & Investor Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Town Planning


Corporate & Investor Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Strategic Land, Town Planning