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3 January 2024

First Sustainable Play Area

2024-01-03T14:21:16+00:003 January 2024|

At ACD Environmental, we strive to build strong relationships with all our clients, including CALA Homes Chiltern. We have recently collaborated with them on a project in Aylesbury that consists of 120 residential units and a large open space. We have designed a play area inspired by Aylesbury’s history [.....]

10 January 2023

A reflection of COP 2022

2023-04-18T16:00:05+01:0010 January 2023|

So now that 2023 gains momentum we have been looking back and reflecting on the various ‘Conferences of the Parties’ or COPs that took place last year. The UN organised several in 2022 including COP12 to address biodiversity, COP27 to address climate change, and COP19 to address endangered species [.....]

8 February 2022

Urban Greening Factor

2023-07-19T15:40:46+01:008 February 2022|

Throughout London, Urban Greening Factor is becoming more widely used. This will help development schemes to meet the requirements of policy G5 within The London Plan. The policy introduces the use of the Urban Greening Factor (UGF) to calculate the quality and quantity of urban greening proposed within [.....]

31 January 2022

Landscapes Review (National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty)

2023-07-19T15:44:57+01:0031 January 2022|

In 2018, the Government commissioned an independent review into the protection of important landscapes within England. This looked specifically at landscapes within our National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and whether the current method of protection works and if any improvements could be made. Earlier this [.....]

13 September 2021

Farm Business Innovation Show

2021-09-13T12:46:36+01:0013 September 2021|

We are delighted to let you know that ACD Environmental will be exhibiting at the Farm Business Innovation Show on the 10th & 11th November 2021, at the NEC, Birmingham on stand 1031. Register today for your FREE ticket via the event website here The show is the ultimate [.....]

22 February 2021

Natural Capital and Environmental Net Gain – A discussion paper

2021-02-22T09:00:50+00:0022 February 2021|

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has published a new discussion paper on ‘Natural Capital and Environmental Net Gain’. Natural capital can be defined as the world’s stocks of natural assets which include geology, soil, air, water, and all living things. Therefore, this has the potential to impact society, economies, air [.....]

28 September 2020

Fully verified photomontages

2020-09-28T10:15:22+01:0028 September 2020|

Recently, ACD was commissioned to undertake the production of fully verified photomontages, also known as Accurate Visual Representations (AVR) and Visually Verified Montages (VVM). We thought that it would be useful to share the process of how we prepare these. The verified views are created using a combination of photography, [.....]

30 May 2018

Welcome to our Cambourne Office!

2018-05-30T15:44:49+01:0030 May 2018|

The team at ACD Environmental are pleased to announce the recent opening of our new office in Cambourne, Cambridgeshire! The Cambourne office, headed by Dan Mottram (Regional Manager – East Anglia), has been established to support and enhance the service ACD Environmental provides to existing clients in the East Anglia [.....]

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