We offer a distinct and focused range of services.

Our team of experts is a class apart

Whilst we are all experts in our individual disciplines, it is our multi-disciplinary knowledge and approach that sets us apart from the crowd. We pride ourselves in taking a broad view, as well as a detailed one – co-ordinating findings and working together to design solutions that respond to all aspects of the site environment.

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We provide experienced, pragmatic, commercially aware advice on trees to our developer and land-manager clients. We tailor our inputs for each project via a phased approach and provide a range of services from pre-acquisition reviews to post-planning implementation.

Our services include:
  • Trees Surveys for Planning and Development
  • Trees and the Law
  • Tree Risk Management
  • Tree Planting, Strategy and Design
  • Veteran and Ancient Tree Assessment and Management
  • Woodland Assessment and Management
  • Feasibility Studies and Preliminary Appraisals
  • Expert Witness
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Archaeology + Heritage

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The presence of heritage assets, either within a site or in its wider surroundings, is often a key consideration affecting the deliverability or capacity of a potential development site. The heritage team possesses considerable experience in the identification of the risks and opportunities presented by the historic environment and a track record of delivering bespoke solutions to meet our clients’ development objectives.

The team offers a wide range of consultancy services, providing advice for all stages of the planning process from pre-planning land appraisal to post-consent stages of development.

Our services include:
  • Archaeological and Heritage Assessment
  • Listed Building/Scheduled Monument Consent
  • Historic Buildings Assessment
  • Heritage Management
  • Fieldwork Management
  • Expert Witness
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Ecology + Biodiversity

Ecology + Biodiversity

Our ecologists have extensive practical experience and excellent consultation/negotiation skills. We offer our clients a pragmatic and solution-oriented approach to ecological matters, which is bespoke to their needs – be they developers, local authorities or private individuals.

Our services include:
  • Ecological and Biodiversity Assessment
  • Botanical, Habitat and Protected Species Surveys
  • Protected Species Assessment and Licensing
  • Consultation and Negotiation
  • Ecological Mitigation and Enhancement Strategies
  • Site Implementation, Management and Monitoring
  • Expert Witness
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Landscape Planning + Design

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We’re a Registered Practice of the Landscape Institute. As you would expect, our consultants are highly qualified with a knowledge base that covers the whole breadth of this diverse sector. As landscape professionals we take a lead on projects to ensure a landscape-led approach is followed.

Our services include:
  • Landscape Design
  • Green Infrastructure Strategies
  • Landscape Appraisal
  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment
  • Landscape Implementation and Management
  • Sustainable Drainage Systems
  • Recreation and Public Rights of Way
  • Expert Witness

Masterplanning + Urban Design

Masterplanning + Urban Design

At EDP we specialise in ‘environmentally led’ masterplanning with particular expertise in landscape, ecology, arboriculture and heritage.

Our masterplanners have a wealth of knowledge, with hundreds of years’ experience between them. And it’s our philosophy to share that knowledge in-house to ensure our disciplines are fully integrated and not left as independent silos.

Our services include:
  • Site Appraisals and Urban Form Studies
  • Feasibility Studies and Concept Schemes
  • Masterplans and Parameter Plans
  • Vision Documents, Design and Access Statements and Design Codes
  • Outline Through to Detailed Planning Applications
  • Expert Witness
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Business + Project Support


Our support teams play a critical role in helping our business succeed. Without the hard work and dedication of the Admin, Graphics, Finance, Project Resource, HSEQ, IT, Marketing, Premises and HR Teams, the business simply could not run. They play a vital role in the day-to-day operations of EDP, providing essential services that make the difference between success and failure.