The Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA) is the initial ecological survey on a site and informs the client of any ecological constraints and further surveys needed. Each site is individual and presents different conditions and ecological constraints.
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SRL’s in-house air quality team enjoyed a busy and successful 2017, providing air quality support to clients in a variety of sectors, on projects ranging from residential and education to commercial and leisure. Freya Hoyle, one of our air quality consultants based in our Manchester office, will be presenting at the Institute of Air Quality […]
SRL is launching a complete ESOS service. In the last round of assessments, Kate had worked on compiling the core data and producing the detailed analysis to identify areas of significant energy usage. With this background, Kate was able to complete the Lead Assessor training allowing her to sign off the complete audit process. […]
The design brief, for Heatherwick Studios, was to reinvent the historic 90-year-old Grain Silo, at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, as a not-for-profit cultural institution housing the most significant collection of contemporary art from Africa.
Building Acoustic Training Course – Thursday 28 Sept 2017 to be held in our offices at Citypoint, 12th Floor, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HT The primary aims of the course are to give you a good insight into the: principles of noise generation and transmission acoustic terminology and all of the most common […]
As environmental consultants, we at SRL feel that it is important to support this day. Why should you get involved in National Clean Air day? Air pollution is harmful to your health. It is linked to increases in cancer, respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disease and even Type II diabetes and dementia. Exposure to air pollution during […]
Today we celebrate our 50th anniversary as acoustic consultants. Establish on 05/06/1967 as part of the Salex International Group, SRL was set up as an independent noise and vibration consultancy to provide advice to the architectural, industrial and environmental sectors. Establishing a new acoustic and airflow laboratory at our headquarters in Sudbury in 1977. The company […]
A new three storey secondary school complex in Ipswich, to replace the old buildings and equipment, as part of the UK Government’s Priority Schools Build Programme. The project was assessed under the BREEAM 2011 New Construction Education Scheme.
SRL’s brief was to provide full BREEAM assessments for both the new emergency department at Croydon University Hospital, as well as the elements of refurbishment. Two BREEAM assessments were required, with BREEAM “Excellent” required under UK New Construction 2011 for the New Build elements, and BREEAM “Very Good” required under 2014 Refurbishment and Fit Out […]
The Brandon Yard, Bristol development proposals plan to regenerate the current site into a thriving residential development in the heart of Bristol. Due to the location of the site in Bristol’s Air Quality Management Area, SRL were appointed to assess both the pollution levels within the Site and the impact of the development on local […]