Michael Bull and Associates Ltd
PO Box 667
Kent TN9 9SD
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Michael is one of the UK's leading odour consultants with over 34 years experience in air quality and odour issues. He was the chairman of the working group that produced the Institute of Air Quality Management's Guidance on Odours and Planning in 2014 and updated in 2018. He consequently has an excellent knowledge of the odour issues that can arise when making a planning application.
His experience in odours covers intensive agriculture including chickens, pigs, cattle and ducks, wastewater treatment, waste disposal, food processing, chemical works and numerous restaurant applications.
He has assisted many clients at public inquiries, in court and at planning committees. He has given expert evidence on over 70 occasions in court, public inquiries, DCO hearings, in Parliamentary committees and has worked with many of the UK's leading barristers.
Michael's work includes preparation of reports for planning applications, review of odour assessment reports, odour modelling, preparation of Odour Management Plans (OMPs), odour surveys and expert witness.
He is a contributing author to the book Designing with Smells published by Routledge in October 2017.
An overview of my experience can be found on my CV which can be downloaded below.
Why Use Me?
Many consultants can be knowledgeable about odour issues and are able to interpret the relevant guidance. However, they will not necessarily be familiar with the reasons why guidance suggests particular approaches, nor the research that underpins its recommendations.
By choosing me you will have confidence that your project is in the hands of an expert who has:
Consequently Dr Bull has real authority in the field when defending his opinions.