Case studies

Ashton Court, Bristol (original case study requiring update)

The gate house was part of a refurbishment scheme to create residential living space. Due to the presence of several bat species, the living accommodation was carefully isolated from the existing roosting spaces.

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Barn conversion - Godmersham Barn (original case study requiring update)

Re-roofing and conversion project for old barn. Due to the presence of several bat species using the internal timber joists, a proportion these were retained and protected as part of a new bat loft.

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Barn Conversion, Macclesfield (original case study requiring update)

Refurbishment project for disused barn hosting roosts for several species, including Natterer's bat, common pipistrelle, soprano pipistrelle and brown long-eared bat.

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Barn in Chester (original case study requiring update)

Conversion of barn (formerly a storage area for a farm) to residential dwelling. This involved removing day roosts for common pipistrelle and brown long-eared bat. A bat barn was provided as compensation.

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Bat Tower at Ravenglass Railway. Cumbria (original case study requiring update)

A new 'bat tower' was constructed at Dalegarth Station, Eskdale Valley, Cumbria. This replaced an old station building, which was in a poor condition and obsolete. The old station building was scheduled for demolition to make space for the creation of a disabled access ramp to the platform.

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Beechwood Bat Hibernacula (original case study requiring update)

Development of care bungalows at a disused site of a former social club. After lesser horseshoe bats were identified using the abandoned social club, compensation measures were integrated into the new care buildings.

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