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Haycock and Jay Associates are an established and highly regarded group of professional ecologists based in Otley in the heart of Yorkshire, working throughout the north of England, Wales and Scotland.

Our core team, consisting of Gordon Haycock BSc (Hons) MSc CEnv MCIEEM, Jennie Caddick BSc (Hons) MCIEEM AIEMA, Steve Heaton BSc (Hons) MSc, Karl Harrison BSc (Hons) GradCIEEM, Will Steele MZool (Hons) and Sylvia Jay BSc (Hons) MSc MCIEEM, bring a wealth of expertise and experience to all our projects, guaranteeing the highest standards throughout.

With experience in delivering a wide range of ecological services, our clients include;

Natural EnglandScottish Natural HeritagePlanning Consultants
Environment AgencyForestry CommissionDevelopers
Yorkshire Dales National ParkLocal AuthoritiesLandscape Architects
National Trust

We are specialists in surveying, monitoring and advising on bats, reptiles, amphibians, otters, water voles and botany (including bryophytes).

At Haycock and Jay Associates we are expert in large-scale habitat mapping including catchment scale river surveys, UK BAP habitat mapping, Condition Assessment, National Vegetation Classification (NVC) and woodland survey.

We include intelligent and innovative solutions in our mitigation, habitat design and management plans.