Nick Hawkins - Managing Director
Nick is a
multidisciplinary Environmental Consultant with experience noise, vibration,
air quality and daylighting assessments for planning applications.
During the last
twelve years, Nick has worked on the environmental assessment of a variety of
projects, including some large prestigious projects in the rail, highway,
aviation and wind energy sectors. These projects include London's Thameslink and
Crossrail rail schemes, the expansion of Dublin's Luas Line tram network, the
300m high Shard development at London Bridge, the widening of the M25 in Kent
and Sussex, and the expansion of Bournemouth Airport.
Nick set up his own consultancy in 2007 and became Managing Director of Hawkins Environmental in 2010. Since then, Nick has been primarily involved in small to medium sized residential and mixed use developments, often looking at noise, air quality and daylighting issues on the same site.
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Recent projects include assessing the
impacts of the redevelopment of Slough town centre, including 650 new dwellings
and new commercial premises; the redevelopment of Rectory Park in Ealing; a 1400
dwelling greenfield development adjacent to the M62 motorway in Cheshire;
various care homes, wind turbines and supermarkets across the country, as well
as small residential schemes and individual dwellings.
Nick's first paper
was published in July 2008 at the EuroNoise Conference in Paris. Nick is a
Member of the Institute of Acoustics, a Member of the Institute of Air Quality
Management and a Member of the Institution of Environmental Sciences.