Mr Graham Parry – ACCON UK LTD


Environmental Consultants & Expert Witnesses

  As one of the UK's leading niche environmental consultants ACCON UK LTD specialises in air quality, noise, vibration, lighting, flood risk, contaminated land and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). Headed by Managing Director Graham Parry, the company has extensive experience in compiling EIAs and technical reports, which are required for many planning proposals, ensuring the client receives the most accurate, reliable and robust results to meet their specific needs. Therefore it comes as no surprise to learn that ACCON UK has achieved a reputation as one of the most trusted and cost effective air quality, noise and EIA consultancies operating today.

The Company provides a wide spectrum of services including:

•  Impact assessment (EIA/SEA)

•  Noise/vibration

•  Local air quality management (LAQM)

•  Daylight/Sunlight Assessments

  Many of the services which ACCON provide are utilised in Environmental Impact Assessments. Typically the technical disciplines include noise, vibration, air quality, microclimate and ecology. ACCON have provided the ES chapters for schemes ranging from major housing developments of 1000 homes to new tram lines in Ireland.

Graham Parry - Managing Director

The Company's is managed by Graham Parry , who is able to draw on over 45 years experience in environmental issues within both local government and consultancy . Having carried out a number of prestigious Environmental Projects with in the UK and internationally , including the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, High Speed 2, M25 Widening Schemes, Stonehenge Visitor Centre, World Bank Thai Environmental Guidelines, MOD Training Areas, Thames Tideway Super Sewer etc . Mr. Parry is fully experienced in the co-ordination and management of multi-disciplinary teams working on environmental issues, including noise, vibration, dust, water quality, socio-economic, ecology, archaeology, lighting, landscape, microclimate and air quality.

A frequent speaker at conferences, Graham Parry has given evidence at a large number of Public Inquiries, House of Lords & Commons Select Committees and Court Hearings on issues related to noise, air quality, health and lighting nuisance.


For those looking for a highly professional Expert Witness to provide evidence for an environment case, ACCON UK ticks all the right boxes. The Company's dedicated senior team all have personal experience in providing Expert Witness services, with Graham Parry previously providing advice, noise and odour workshops and also webinars to Planning Inspectors in respect of the various noise issues relating to renewable developments.

Mr. Parry added: “ We are registered Expert Witnesses and have provided workshops on expert witness testimony and skills. Our Expert Witness cases have covered major planning projects, military training establishments, noise & vibration, lighting nuisance, air quality and health impacts.

ACCON UK has the expertise and experience to assess Daylight, Sunlight and Overshadowing in line with the recognised BRE methodology and BS 8206 , to provide clear and concise reports for submission to Local Authorities. Providing services for everything from small house extensions to very tall buildings in London and elsewhere , ACCON UK is able to u tilis e in-house computer graphics software , giving the Company the opportunity to demonstrate graphically the location of shadows from a development, the vertical sky component (VSC) and the Annual Probable Sunlight Hours (APSH) , thereby enabling the Company's team to explain and quantify the likely impacts of development.

With many years of experience and unrivalled cross sector expertise, ACCON UK deliver comprehensive reporting and effective solutions to property developers, planners, engineers and construction companies, as well as Local Authorities and Government Agencies. Whatever you are developing, whether it is a wind farm or a major infrastructure scheme and need environmental consultants with experts in a wide range of disciplines, contact ACCON UK and you will have access to one of the UK's top teams of environmental consultants who not only understand environmental issues but also understand design and construction.

In a recent interview Mr. Parry told us: “ By drawing on the skill and expertise of our dedicated team of experts, we are able to offer focussed solutions to meet our clients ' specific needs. Our team includes senior consultants with specialist capability in contaminated land, air quality, lighting, noise, vibration, daylight and sunlight, ecology, flood risk and environmental consultancy, covering every aspect of EIA preparation. All of the specialist environmental consultants at ACCON UK are up-to-date with the latest revisions to the planning system and our consultants routinely liaise with local authorities in order to understand their information requirements and also often work for Local Authorities. Using the latest monitoring equipment and modelling software we work efficiently and produce accurate, easy to understand reports, clearly detailing any impacts and required mitigation, in order to gain planning permission or discharge conditions in the most cost effective way possible.

A sign of the Company's standing within the sector is evident in that ACCON holds Membership & Accreditations to a number of leading organisations including: Assocaition of Noise Consultants, IOA, IAQM, IES and Constructionline. Clients can also be further reassured by the fact that ACCON carries Professional Indemnity Cover and is a ‘ Worksafe Consultant ' with Achilles RISQS .


ACCON UK Limited
Unit B, Fronds Park,
Frouds Lane,

Tel: +44 (0) 118 971 0000
Fax: +44 (0) 118 971 2272