Planning and development

Planning and development

Planning and development

Ricardo offers a comprehensive range of air quality assessment services to support clients in the UK and abroad throughout the planning application and permitting processes. We can also provide specialist air quality assessment services as part of a wider team for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Our services include:

We are experts in assessing impacts from a variety of sources:

  • Road traffic

  • Commercial and residential developments

  • CHPs and boilers

  • Industrial sites

  • Waste

  • Construction

  • Airports

We also provide training on the air quality impact assessment process through our EMAQ+ programme.

Air quality impact assessment for Edinburgh Airport

Project example

Ricardo commissioned by Edinburgh Airport to provide support for planning application for new access road.

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Air quality and health risk assessment of Keighley Clean Energy Facility

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Ricardo commissioned by Endless Energy to carry out a detailed air quality and health risk assessment of the proposed Keighley Clean Energy Facility.

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Air quality impact assessments for Vital Energi

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Ricardo supports Vital Energi by carrying out air quality impact assessments for a range of projects.

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RapidAir® maps out route to clean air in Bradford

Case study

Case study detailing how Ricardo’s RapidAir model was used to provide granular information on air pollution levels in Bradford.

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The Christie Hospital Manchester

Project example

Ricardo commissioned to support Vital Energi's planning application and environmental permitting application for proposed installation of a new combined heat and power (CHP) unit and additional boiler at the Christie Hospital.

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