Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) respond to the environment balanced against the needs of development. They ensure that effects of development on the environment are understood and are taken into account in the planning process.

Environmental Impact Assessment

A significant investment in infrastructure is required in the United Kingdom. The UK’s infrastructure pipeline currently includes 600 individual projects across the private and public sectors, each designed to strengthen capability and promote growth. 

But at what cost to society and our environment? How do we ensure that development does not undermine our chance at a green and sustainable future?

Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) respond to the environment balanced against the needs of development. They ensure that effects of development on the environment are understood and are taken into account in the planning process. 

At Arup, we are working at the forefront of the EIA industry to inform and communicate a clear understanding of the issues and opportunities. This is helping us optimise environmental performance to the benefit of clients, collaborators and communities.

Download this document to find out more about our EIA work throughout the UK and across a series of sectors including Cities, Transport, Energy and Water. 

Environmental Impact Assessment