Last week was Green Sky Thinking Week 2018, an annual event organised by Open City to spread best practice for sustainability in the built environment. This year’s theme was ‘People First’, with a task of exploring sustainable design from the human perspective.  This seemed a great opportunity to talk about Clapham Park, a major regeneration project that has been designed with people in mind. From the outset of the Clapham … more

Late on Wednesday evening last week at Lambeth Town Hall, planning permission was granted for Metropolitan to undertake the £1.6bn redevelopment of Clapham Park in South London. Greengage are incredibly proud to have been instrumental in this process, having managed the Environmental Impact Assessment, Energy Strategy, Sustainability, Ecology and Arboricultural work for the scheme. This was the largest ever full detailed planning application submitted, requiring the coordination of … more


With almost 20 years in the industry, Mike is an experienced Environmental Consultant with a track record of delivering pragmatic and innovative environmental solutions to clients.

Before joining Greengage, Mike sat on the Operating Board of one of the UK’s leading ecology specialists where he led the Commercial team. Prior to this, Mike led a team of 50+ ecologists providing project management and high level technical input to major development projects.

Mike is married with two children and enjoys football, walking and jumping off cliffs in to the sea (safely)!


BSc (Hons) Environmental Biology, CEnv, MCIEEM, NE GCN licence holder, NE and NRW Dormouse licence holder

I enjoy meeting clients, understanding their problems and working with them and their team to deliver a solution that is project specific, pragmatic and sustainable.

This project comprised the residential-led, mixed-use urban extension on land in Broadland, north of Norwich. The circa. 210ha site was to be developed over a 15-20 yr period … more

The new EIA Regulations  came in to force on the 16th May 2017.  This new regulation transposes the 2014 amended EIA Directive into UK law. The new regulations do not contain any unexpected changes and the Government has chosen to keep the changes to the minimum required to comply with the directive. The key changes include: The Screening process has become mandatory and more detailed.  This change is … more

Lionel Road Holdings Ltd

A range of environmental and sustainability services were provided by Greengage in support of the Masterplan application to redevelop a constrained west London site into a mixed-use residential, … more

Development Securities Plc

Greengage undertook an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) screening exercise and generated a Sustainability Statement to support the detailed planning submission for this contemporary office development. Understanding the requirements … more

Brentwood Borough Council

Greengage undertook an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) screening exercise for the redevelopment of a hospital site for a residential scheme. The screening report concluded that no formal EIA … more

George Wimpey East London Ltd and London Quadrant Housing Trust

As part of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Greengage produced the energy, waste, water resources, socio-economic impact assessment and cumulative impact assessment technical chapters for the Environmental Statement … more

South West Regional Development Agency (SWRDA), Bath, East Somerset District Council

Greengage undertook the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed redevelopment of derelict land adjacent to the River Avon to the west of Bath. The scheme proposals included … more

Crest Nicholson (South East) Ltd

As part of the project management of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Greengage undertook a preliminary review of the environmental performance of the proposed development at the early … more

Bowmer and Kirkland Ltd (East Midlands)

The regeneration of a significant area of Hayle Harbour to a mixed use development will bring social, environmental and economic benefits to Hayle. Greengage were involved in the … more