The UK’s leading experts in gaining consents and meeting ecological planning conditions.
With so much at stake, why use anyone else?

Our expertise is in all ecosystems and we provide the full range of services within ecology from survey, through data management to consultancy and public inquiry.

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An ecological contractor who undertakes practical work to turn ecological plans into practice, providing solutions to compensate for loss of habitat caused by development and building works.

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Our marine division, Thomson Unicomarine, has over 30 years of marine experience, and the team comprises international experts in marine biology and taxonomy.

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I was very pleased with the service that Thomson Ecology provided. The surveys and associated reports were delivered professionally and on time. Thomson Ecology have since provided specialist consultancy support, which has aided our work greatly. I would definitely use Thomson Ecology again and have referred colleagues and associates to them. Richard D Smith, Environmental Consultant, Vinci Construction UK Ltd

Thomson Ecology Handbook

This online version of the Thomson Ecology Handbook is aimed at helping project managers understand and plan for ecology from the start, including legislation, guidance and practical techniques.

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Thomson Interactive Mapping

Our award-winning project management system which gives our clients and teams secure and unrivalled access to their ecology data anywhere and at anytime via a few clicks of a button.

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Careers

Roles are many and varied whether you start as a technical consultant, support or commercial team member. We have a number of offices across the UK, and we offer flexibility for people to move around and to explore new opportunities.

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Projects

Our projects cover all areas of ecology, from ocean floor to mountain top, and include consultancy, surveys and assessment, data management and mapping, laboratory analysis, mitigation management and ecological contracting.

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News

We have specialists with a diverse range of skills and expertise managing a broad range of projects. Take a look at our news section to find out about some of our interesting projects, latest updates in legislation, and general ecology news.

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Project planning tools

The Thomson Ecology survey and mitigation calendars can help you with your project planning and highlight the best time to undertake surveys and mitigation for protected species.

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Quality

Excellence is one of our core values. This means that we aim to work to the highest standards appropriate to the situation. External schemes help us to achieve this.

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Blog

Observations, opinions and experiences written by members of the Thomson Ecology, Thomson Habitats and Thomson Unicomarine teams.

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