Research and analysis

Methodology and interim results for a report into how HS2 will account for no net loss in biodiversity calculation

An explanatory report setting out details relating to HS2 Ltd’s no net loss in biodiversity calculation, alongside the government's own 2020 commitment.

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No net loss in biodiversity calculation

Details

In line with government policy for the Phase One section of the new High Speed Two route, HS2 Ltd is seeking to achieve no net loss in biodiversity at a route-wide level.

The November 2013 Environmental Statement included a Technical Note Methodology for demonstrating no net loss in biodiversity Main ES Volume 5 Appendix CT-001-000/2) covering the methodology to be used in the no net loss in biodiversity calculation.

This report sets out further details relating to the methodology used to undertake the calculation, and a summary of the interim results.

The GIS data used to inform this calculation can be viewed on data.gov.uk https://data.gov.uk/dataset/london-west-midlands-environmental-statement-november-2013

Published 8 January 2016