West Sedgemoor RSPB reserve, Somerset

Plans cases

Spatial plans are important because they determine where future development will go - allocating land for homes, schools, shops and businesses.

We become involved with these types of cases in order to ensure that the locations which have been selected for development are not going to be detrimental to or have adverse effects on any important wildlife sites.


Lapwing Vanellus vanellus, standing in shallow water, Geltsdale RSPB reserve, Cumbria

Donna Nook Managed Realignment

East Lindsey Council have refused the Environment Agency permission to create new intertidal habitat at Donna Nook.

Closed The Humber Estuary
Sandwell Valley RSPB reserve, panorama from visitor centre

Draft Black Country Local Plan

Draft Local Plan could put RSPB nature reserve at risk – 50 house development allocated at entrance to site.

 Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos, singing from a hawthorn bush, Minsmere, Suffolk

Lodge Hill, Chattenden Woods, Kent

Fighting plans to develop housing at Lodge Hill - one of the most important sites in the country for nightingales.

Dark-bellied Brent Geese | The RSPB flock over the Essex coast

Tipner West

Plans to destroy c30ha of internationally important intertidal and roosting habitat, including mud flats