Trusted Environmental Consultants

Established in 2008

Wharton was founded in 2008 with the goal of providing professional and practical arboricultural consulting services including land surveys, tree surveys, ecology surveys, ecological impact assessments, and landscape architecture services. Wharton is considerably more than that today. We are a 17-person (and growing) team of arboriculture consultants, environmental consultants, landscape, and topographical surveyors and specialists. 

We’re proud to have established ourselves as one of the UK’s leading environmental consultancy companies that provides pragmatic, innovative, and honest advice.

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Why Trust

Hire a Professional Consultant

Since 2008, we have established a team with extensive experience with all types of surveys, including BS5837 Tree Surveys for planning, Tree Surveys and Reports for risk management, Ecological Surveys including Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Preliminary Roost Assessments, Protected Species Surveys, and Biodiversity Net Gain.

Our highly qualified and experienced team of environmental consultants and specialists has a proven track record of assisting our clients in identifying successful natural-infrastructure solutions and nature conservation for even the most complex projects. We strive to consistently deliver high-quality, practical and innovative ecological consultancy services on a consistent basis while adhering to environmental laws, wildlife legislation, industry legislation, policy, and best practices.

Our environmental consultant listens to our clients; collaboration is one of our four core values, and it shows in the success we’ve shared with them in maximising development opportunities, managing trees and woodlands or enhancing biodiversity and landscapes while delivering the best environmental solutions. Our certified and professional environmental consultants have solid experience in helping with environmental conservation problems like air quality, water quality, waste management and reclaiming contaminated land.

Simply put – we understand natural infrastructure. Trust us that our environmental consultants have the expertise and key skills to help you design and plan a successful development, mitigate and compensate for impacts, manage risks and keep your project moving forward.

What our customers say

Personal Support

Now more than ever time is money. We guarantee our turnaround times to ensure you receive the right information at the right time to unlock the true value of your site.

We believe good communication lies at the heart of any successful ecological consultancy work. That’s why our recommendations whether on the phone in person or in a report are always easy to understand and use.

A Unique Approach

Whether you’re looking to plan, develop or manage your site, our ecologists provide the natural advice you need to successfully balance commercial, environmental and human needs, naturally increasing the true value of your land or property. By combining detailed research and data analysis of the existing trees and ecology, our arboricultural consultant will help turn any constraints into exciting opportunities to achieve planning success, improve quality of life, and allow nature to thrive.

After taking the time to research and understand your needs, our expert ecological consultants use the latest techniques to record and assess the trees and ecology on your site. Then, drawing on our in-depth experience, we help find the best way forward for you, your customers and the nature of your land and property. Ultimately, our ecological consultancy services will help increase the value of your site.

Quality Advice

Our commitment to providing honest advice that considers the wider context of your scheme enables us to secure a successful planning process and applications the first time and every time.

After a decade of success, we have developed strong relationships with planners and councils so that when a scheme does prove more challenging we can bring the right people together to find the best way forward.

Expert Analysis

Our highly qualified team of ecology consultants constantly review and update their knowledge and skills to ensure we are at the forefront of industry knowledge, environmental studies and best practice, especially in terms of environmental issues or ecological issues.

This forward-thinking approach enables Wharton environmental consultant to provide thought leadership across the whole natural-infrastructure sector driving innovation and excellence.

Commercially Minded

We understand the need to find a balance for each site between commercial environment and community requirements. So we focus on trees, ecology and habitats as assets rather than commercial development constraints.

Our approach to the environmental management of ecological constraints allows us to deliver practical and innovative services that ensure owners retain viable natural infrastructure and developers optimise their investment.

Time Conscious

For anyone in the planning sector, professional advice provided quickly and in an easily digestible format is vital to allow you to make decisions. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest and quickest level of ecological consultancy service to all clients from homeowners to those managing strategic land. 

Our team will ensure you know all critical dates either for planning matters, seasonal constraints or protected animal species activity seasons. Connect now with the right ecology consultant, we will ensure you don’t miss a thing.