Three redundant barns were converted to three dwellings. Since they originally hosted a breeding Natterer's roost, a percentage of the original mortice joints were retained by means of recessed entrances with minimal glazing.
Refurbishment scheme. This involved constructing a plant room in the building roofspace and removing approximately 10% of the area available to roosting bats.
A redundant timber-framed barn was converted into a residential dwelling, with a ceiling inserted at tie beam level. Although a loft space was integrated into the conversion, this was not part of a site-wide mitigation program as no EPS licence was obtained. This case study presents the findings of post-development monitoring work at a site where a brown long-eared maternity colony returned despite the absence of any specific mitigation.
Peckforton Castle Hotel is a prestigious Grade 1 listed building; however the Bell Tower and West wing remained in its original condition for many years but was due to be refurbished to create additional hotel accommodation.
Demolition of existing residence and building replacement dwelling.
Work schedule to involve internal and external modification and modernization of the redundant Post Office House for shop and residential use. Impacts to a Brown long-eared bat satellite roost and Common Pipistrelle day roost(s) effectively protected and safeguarded during the works. Ongoing monitoring reveals a favorable status-quo.