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We are delighted to welcome a new member of staff to our Bristol office.

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Our Bristol Team is Thriving!

We are delighted to welcome a new member of staff to our Bristol office.


A Strong Finish!

We are proud to announce that our very own Ben Thornton successfully completed the London Marathon 2024!


Promotion News!

We are pleased to announce the following promotions within Cole Easdon (CE).


Going the Extra Mile!

One of our Directors, Doug Hickman, took part in the annual Sodbury Slog run on Sunday 12th...


Nutrient Neutrality – DEFRA Policy Paper Update

On 31 March 2023 Central Government published updates to a policy paper on plans to support nutrient...


Environmental Improvement Plan 2023

The UK government have recently published the first revision of the 2023 Environmental Improvement Plan, which includes...


Nutrient Neutrality Update – New Mitigation Scheme

Natural England have announced details of its new nutrient neutrality mitigation scheme, which involves funding the creation...


Update to NPPF PPG – Flood Risk &…

In August 2022, the Government published a significant refresh to their Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) in relation...


BREEAM Travel Statements and Travel Plans

As part of a planning application a development may be required to achieve a certain level of...


Nutrient Neutrality Update – Green Light for Dover

Nutrient neutrality planning embargo has been lifted for Dover Council following new study.


New Summer Recruits!

We are delighted to welcome three new members of staff to Cole Easdon who have joined us...


Updates to EA Peak Rainfall Climate Change Allowances

In May 2022 the Environment Agency (EA) updated the peak rainfall allowances to be considered by developments.


A Spring in His Step!

Doug Hickman, one of our Directors, recently competed in the Forest of Dean Spring Trails Half Marathon.


Nutrient Neutrality Guidance Update

Natural England have announced that nutrient neutrality requirements are to be extended to another 27 river catchments,...


Water Neutrality Statements

We are now able to offer Water Neutrality Statements for new developments in Horsham, Chichester and Crawley...


Recruitment News!

We are pleased to welcome another new staff member to Cole Easdon this November.


Somerset Phosphate Mitigation Update

Somerset West & Taunton Council (SWTC) has announced that it will borrow £2m to buy land to...


Revisions to EA Climate Change Allowances

In July 2021, the Environment Agency (EA) revised their previously published climate change allowances.


Welcome Aboard!

We are delighted to welcome 2 new members of staff to Cole Easdon in September.


TRICS – what is it?

Simply put, a trip rate is the rate at which a land use generates movements, whether they...


The Role of the Travel Plan Co-ordinator

Many residential and commercial developments are often approved on the basis that they are carried out...


SuDS – what are they?

SuDS stands for Sustainable Drainage Systems which are becoming an increasingly important element…


Sewerage Sector Guidance (SSG)

On the 1st April 2020, new sewerage adoption arrangements came into effect through the publication…


The New London Plan and Transport

Some 4 years in the making, the new London Plan has finally been published, formally ushering in...


Green Roofs – What are they?

Green roofs are a type of SuDS feature used in many developments for both pollution control and...

What our clients say…

“CE carried out the work we commissioned exactly as we would have wanted it in a courteous, friendly and professional manner.”

John Stuart Grant, Grantham Bros Ltd

“CE are great to deal with, their knowledgeable and professional approach was key to helping us achieve a very positive outcome.”

Robin Uttley, United Utilities

“Wonderful service, fast, thought-out and accurate. Assisted us greatly in getting our project scoped out and costed quickly and efficiently.”

Dominic Fry, Avebury Sports & Social Club

“CE offered our design practice a very thorough, friendly and professional highways report service that fully met our brief and within the timescales requested.”

Andrew Jackson, Sylva Group

“The consultant was knowledgeable, professional and efficient. Good value for money. I would highly recommend them.”

Julie Jeanes, Linwood School

“I work regularly with Cole Easdon on a variety of projects for different house builder clients. I have always found them to be very reliable and very pro-active when dealing with highway and drainage authorities.”

Roger Smith, Savills (Oxford)

“Without the professional support from Cole Easdon we would not have been able to challenge and prove the local planning department were incorrect regarding their comments made about our flood zone status.”

Rob Charman, Cuddra Aquatics

“It’s the personal (not corporate) approach you take on projects that I like.”

James Bulley, Trivandi

"CE are very professional, promote good relationships with Clients and provide good civil/drainage solutions on time."

Cidalia Teixeira, Clegg Associates

"They are a thoroughly professional and reliable company. They provide expert advice and support and their reports are first class. They are very willing to engage and give an opinion as to the best way to overcome a problem. Delightful to deal with too."

Andrew Bond, Client