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About Us

Absolute Ecology LLP was started in 2007 by Matthew James Haydock whom is the sole director.

Prior to setting up Absolute Ecology Matthew has worked as an Ecological consultant throughout the country and has been a Countryside ranger with the local authority.

In 2008 Absolute Ecology was created within Staffordshire to provide a clear, high quality, professional, with an affordable advice to the private and public sector no matter the size of the project.

We have provided quality, professional, experienced team of ecologists that is friendly and approachable which is competitive in costs.

As we are based in Staffordshire we have superb access to the whole of the country.

We provide surveys and advice for:

  • Preliminary Ecological Appraisals
  • Bats
  • Great Crested Newts
  • Badgers
  • Reptiles
  • Birds
  • Otters
  • Water Voles
  • Invertabrate

Badger Surveys

At Absolute Ecology our ecologists have experience in undertaking detailed site-specific badger surveys such as scoping, camera trapping and bait marking.

Bat Surveys

Within the UK we have 18 species of bat in the UK, 17 of which are known to be breeding here – that’s almost a quarter of our mammal species.

Bird Surveys

Nesting bird surveys are undertaken where works that could disturb nesting birds and result in a breach of legislation are proposed within the nesting bird season.

Botanical and Hedgerow Surveys

At Absolute Ecology LLP we have experience to assess hedgerows and determine whether or not they qualify as ‘important’.

Great Crested Newt Surveys

Absolute Ecology LLP consultant Ecologists are licensed to conduct Great Crested Surveys.

Otter Surveys

This survey will be carried out by an experienced ecologist and an assistant following the standard methodology.

Preliminary Ecological Appraisals

A Preliminary Ecological Appraisal makes up a part of the planning process, As the Planning Authority are required to take into account biodiversity value of a site.

Reptile Surveys

There are six native species of Reptiles in the UK. Common reptiles include the slow worm, common lizard, grass snake and adder.

Water Vole Surveys

This involves searching the banks of the watercourse for evidence of water voles including: burrows, latrines, footprints, runs in the vegetation, grazed ‘lawns’, feeding remains and actual sightings.

For more information, contact us today on 01782 444292 or 07947 783448