Environmental surveys begin on EWR

New environmental surveys are being initiated by East West Rail as part of the next stage of the design process. The eleven types of surveys will take place throughout 2021.

  • Biodiversity surveys
  • Water surveys
  • Soil surveys
  • Sound, noise & vibration surveys
  • Air quality monitoring
  • Topographic and geophysical surveys
  • Cultural heritage surveys
  • Land quality surveys
  • Landscape surveys
  • Public rights of way surveys
  • Utility surveys

A further public consultation is expected to take place in early 2021

East West Rail has also released baseline data along the route from data sources held by the EA, Natural England and Local Authorities. They are available on the East West Rail community hub

Source: East West Rail

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