Do I need a permit?

It depends on what your industrial process is and the volumes/scale involved. Call us on 01428 768 087 for more information or drop us an email with any questions you may have.

How long will it take to get my environmental permit?

A standard rules permit will take approximately 3-4 months from submission. A bespoke permit will take a few months more.

Can I apply myself?

If you are familiar with the process then yes. However if you have not made an application before, the array of forms and supporting surveys required is quite overwhelming

Will I be guaranteed to get my permit?

In a nutshell, no. Treat a permit application similar to a planning application – there is no guarantee.

Why is a permit application so complicated?

There are several supporting surveys that need to be submitted with an application depending on your industry type and geographical setting.

  • Contaminated Land Reports
  • Documented Management Procedures
  • Risk Assessments
  • Fire Prevention Plans
  • WAMITAB Registration
  • Drainage Plans
  • Noise Surveys
  • Air Quality surveys
  • Application Forms

If you are storing combustible waste then a fire prevention plan is the most difficult to produce & comply with

Energy

Energy Management Solutions

We offer a range of energy consultancy solutions for the modern manufacturing business. Above all, compliance to ISO 50001, ESOS and certification for buildings and properties such as EPC's, DEC's & CEEMARS. We can also provide an energy audit of you manufacturing or factory business. We can therefore identify where energy and cost savings can be made. Should you need the services of an energy broker or management company we can look into this for you.

Environment

Environmental Management

Paul Downing & Associates offer a range of consultancy, waste and energy management solutions for the modern manufacturing business. Paul Downing & Associates offers services for compliance to legislation, permit applications, audits, ISO 14001 and other services. We can help quantify your impacts on the environment and therefore manage legal compliance and certification schemes on your behalf.

Waste

Permits and Consents

Permits & Consents
We offer a range of services to waste management companies who need waste permits, environmental permits and licences. These are needed to operate and those who need to need to stay abreast of UK legislation. We also conduct waste audits on operational businesses wanting to minimise resource use. If you are a waste business operating a transfer station or landfill activity we can help you apply, vary or surrender an environmental permit including helping increase your business by applying for additional waste codes and waste volumes for your business.

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