Biodiversity Net Gain: An Ecological Revolution

    View Author August 2019

    In October 2019 new legislation will be laid before Parliament, which will introduce a mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain requirement on most forms of development.

    Following government consultation responses and the release of a new biodiversity metric we are now able to anticipate to some degree of accuracy what is expected to be contained in the new legislation.

    For developers and local planning authorities alike, this will represent a new mandatory process which will likely have implications as to the approach to existing ecological features and potentially viability for the overall scheme.

    Download our article to read the current position regarding Biodiversity Net Gain.