Welcome to Penn Associates

Penn Associates Ecology Ltd is an ecological consultancy based in Northumberland and working throughout the north of England and in Scotland. We undertake ecological surveys, such as those that may be needed to accompany a planning application or to ensure compliance with wildlife legislation.

We have extensive experience in the design, implementation and management of habitat creation projects such as meadow creation, wetland and woodland planting. We are one of the very few ecological consultancies that has expertise in preparing Biodiversity Management Systems that meet the strict Biodiversity Benchmark auditing standard. We also prepare Biodiversity Action Plans and  Management Plans for companies, as well as undertaking the ecology component of the Code for Sustainable Homes and Breeam schemes.

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Established in 1991 (as The Robinson Penn Partnership) and since 2000 as Penn Associates, we have built a varied and loyal client base which ranges from private individuals to multinational companies as well as governmental bodies and planning authorities working in the fields of mineral extraction, energy provision, housing, retail and commercial development  amongst others.