Contact West Yorkshire Ecology Services

If you would like to consult the WYER please contact us by e-mail. Charges are made for commercial consultations but are generally free to members of the public.

Opening hours

By appointment:
9.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday


Robert Masheder
Senior Ecologist
0113 393 9954
(General data centre queries, ecological issues relating to forward planning and development control)


Laura Price
Ecological Records Officer
0113 393 9952
(Data requests, new ecological records)


Ian Sanderson
Principal Archaeologist, Advisory Service
0113 393 9959
(Management of WYAAS and WYES) 

How to find us:

Click here to view a location map for West Yorkshire Ecology Services.

External Links and Contacts

Yorkshire Naturalists Union


Natural England


Yorkshire Wildlife Trust


North and East Yorkshire Ecological Data Centre


West Yorkshire Bat Group (commercial enquiries)


Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Anne Heeley

Senior Countryside Officer


Calderdale Council

Hugh Firman

Conservation Officer


Kirklees Council

Tom Stephenson

Environment Officer (Biodiversity)


Wakefield Council

Bob Pipkin

Environment & Biodiversity Officer


Leeds Council

Richard Marsh

Senior Nature Conservation Officer



0113 393 9952


West Yorkshire Ecology Service,
West Yorkshire Joint Services,
Nepshaw Lane South,
LS27 0QP ¦ LS27 7JQ (Sat Nav)