Case studies

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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Brick Kiln Bat Hibernaculum (original case study requiring update)

Redevelopment of the derelict Bispham Hall Brickworks site to housing.

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Conversion of redundant barn at in Carmarthenshire

Prior to the conversion of a redundant barn into an office / workshop, bat surveys recorded low numbers of common pipistrelle bats emerge from the roof. A EPS licence was therefore obtained for removing the roosts but incorporating similar features into the renovated building. Post-development monitoring surveys recorded a common pipistrelle maternity colony using the new provisions.

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Former Psychiatric Hospital Pavilion (original case study requiring update)

Re-development and extension of existing pavilion including partial re-roof. Blocking of all existing bat access points.

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Former Stable Block, Northwich (original case study requiring update)

Former stable to be demolished and replaced with a new replacement stable block. Bat boxes and bat barn used as compensation for the removal of Pipistrellus sp day roosts.

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Greenhill Farm, Pembrokeshire

The asbestos components of this traditional farm complex were demolished in 2019. The majority of the traditional stone barns with slate roofs were retained, and a bat house, replacement courtyard roof, bat accesses and bat boxes provided as compensation. The licence covered pipistrelles, long-eared bats and lesser horseshoe bats.

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