Our team is dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges we all face, whilst driving sustainable development that protects and enhances the natural environment for future generations.

Our broad portfolio spans the UK and includes complex urban regeneration projects and  strategic infrastructure schemes through to international corporate acquisitions. We ensure environmental risks are fully understood and advise how best to mitigate these to meet our clients’ strategic objectives.

We are passionate about unlocking the potential of development sites, with a focus on creating sustainable neighbourhood communities which embrace biodiversity and offer a high quality of life. Our multidisciplinary and collaborative approach embeds climate resilience across the complete lifecycle of the project, from feasibility and concept planning through to full delivery and maintenance.

As a market-leader in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and environmental planning support,  our approach balances each scheme’s commercial needs with safeguarding the environment and supporting the journey to net zero.

We focus on early engagement with relevant stakeholders and provide proportionate, robust assessments to facilitate timely planning decisions that are cost-effective and deliverable.

Our specialist team incorporates in-house technical expertise covering acoustics, air quality, heritage, ecology, waste, and flood risk, ensuring high quality and streamlined delivery for all key elements of an Environmental Statement. This means our EIA coordinators are up to speed with the latest issues and Clients benefit from consistent advice from pre-planning through to project completion and monitoring.

Underlining our commitment to creating a Net Zero built environment, we’re proud to have achieved PAS 2080 verification.

Key Services

Acoustics, Noise & Vibration.
Air Quality.
Archaeology and Built Heritage.
Contaminated Land Assessment.
Corporate Due Diligence.

Ecology and Biodiversity.
EHS Management Systems.
Environmental Impact Assessment.
Flood Risk Assessments.
Landscape Architecture.
Sustainability Assessments.
Waste Permitting and Planning.

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Operating from key locations across the UK, our expert team is dedicated to solving complex environmental challenges. Our technical specialists, scientists and engineers have a wealth of expertise spanning all environmental disciplines, and we’re supporting a diverse range of schemes across all sectors.

Andrew Ferguson

Andy Ferguson
Managing Director,
Infrastructure and

Since joining in 2002, Andy has been pivotal in the growth of Waterman’s regional offices and in 2009 he became a board director for the company’s infrastructure and environmental consulting business.

He has led major commercial, residential land, urban regeneration, and strategic infrastructure projects. During his career, he has delivered master planning advice, together with infrastructure and environmental engineering design, for both private and public sector clients in support of some the most significant developments across the UK. With over 25 years’ industry experience, Andrew is passionate about unlocking the potential of development sites, with a focus on creating places for the future that  provide neighbourhood communities which are connected, sustainable and offer a high quality of life. Andrew’s extensive portfolio includes The Trans Pennine Route Upgrade, Halsnead Garden Village, Barnsley Market Gate Bridge and Carrington’s Voltage Park.

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