Data Enquiries


The natural history data we hold is available to anyone with an interest in biodiversity.


We aim to respond to all enquiries within three business days, but as a team of two our response time may be impacted in cases of illness.

Any personal data submitted will be managed in accordance with the HMWT privacy policy and in line with Data Protection Act 2018, General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR).

Step 1:

Make a Data Enquiry

Step 2:

Accept a Quote

Please download and fill in our Data Enquiry Form to request access to our data. You should then email the form to


HERC may make a charge to commercial users of the service. Most commercial searches cost £110.00 ex VAT, but please fill out our form to get a quote. We will send you a quotation for your data request before any costs are incurred.

Once you have received a quote and a HERC quote reference number, please fill in the web-form below to order your data search. We attempt to return all data search results within three working days of receipt of this form.


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