Natural Capital Specialists

Nature-based Solutions

We believe nature is the solution. At FiveRivers we deliver innovative nature-based solutions through investing, protecting and enhancing our natural capital. As natural capital specialists, our aim is to bring our knowledge, skills and experience to your own natural capital project.

FiveRivers is a leading environmental consultant and environmental management specialist based in the UK. With over 25 years’ working with nature, our expertise encompasses terrestrial and aquatic habitats with a specific passion for rivers and wetlands. We support a wide range of clients, working on anything from nationally significant infrastructure schemes to charity led habitat restoration.

Take a look at our website to learn more about the specific ways in which FiveRivers can support your project, or contact us today to speak to an expert.

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Doing what we do best.

A member of the FiveRivers team during a hydrometry and telemetry project

Caring for the environment is at the core of our values, and we know that sound environmental decisions are based on accurate and reliable data.

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A member of the FiveRivers team delivering a biodiversity net gain solution for a project

Habitat restoration and creation is in the fabric of FiveRivers.

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FiveRivers are specialists in Ecological Mitigation

Avoiding damage to the natural world and increasing biodiversity, where possible, is key to limiting the impact that we have on the world around us.

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Our roots are in practical contracting, and we use this practical experience in our ecological design and consultancy serviceswith aethos that focuses on sustainable environmental improvements that maximise environmental benefit. 

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A specialist of choice.

FiveRivers delivers customer reassurance by meeting the most demanding industry accreditations and certificates of competetence for safety, management, and delivery.

ISO Cert No. 7071

Latest news

From the source.

20th June 2024

FiveRivers is excited to announce the launch of the second cohort of our Future Leaders Development group, a programme spanning an 8-month period, designed to hone leadership and management skills, bridge skills gaps, and foster personal and professional growth. Participants will explore coaching techniques, issue resolution, and performance management strategies, all aimed at shaping a...

13th June 2024

We're thrilled to announce that FiveRivers has been honoured with a prestigious RoSPA Gold Award in the Occupational Achievement category! This award recognises our commitment to health and safety excellence, our strong leadership in Health and Safety, proactive inspections, audits, director site visits, incident management, and comprehensive training have all contributed to this remarkable achievement.

11th June 2024

FiveRivers is collaborating with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust on the Three Rivers Restoration Project. We've designed solutions to improve water flows and ecological health for Rainworth Water, Vicar Water, and Bevercotes Beck. 

4th June 2024

Our Natural Capital team has had an incredibly busy two weeks, brimming with exciting new projects to support our clients. We've initiated Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) assessments and River Condition Surveys, which are crucial for evaluating and enhancing the ecological value of various sites to support new developments. Alongside these, we’ve tackled major wetland feasibility...

30th May 2024

FiveRivers are currently undertaking significant work on the River Wallington, in Waterlooville, a project we are delivering for Grainger PLC on their Berewood development. This project encompasses a series of vital enhancements aimed at improving the river’s ecological health, infrastructure, and overall safety.

29th May 2024

CMDP - JV has contracted FiveRivers on behalf of Southern Water to undertake important ecological work at Horstead Keynes, focusing on the coppicing and translocation of a hazel hedgerow.

22nd May 2024

FiveRivers are delighted to share that we have been awarded additional works by Wessex Water at Durleigh Reservoir. We have been entrusted with a new project which involves the excavation of 15 ponds and scrapes, the excavated material will be used to create diverse mounds and hummocks, enriching the habitat. Stay tuned as we embark...

9th May 2024

FiveRivers is pleased to announce our head office relocation to a beautiful rural open plan office in Codford, Wiltshire. This office has an element of going ‘back to our roots’ from our days in Damerham and the Woodford Valley more recently. This move comes as we’ve outgrown our capacity at Thruxton and saw this opportunity...

6th May 2024

We recently returned to the Lewes Winterbourne to carry out the second stage of vegetation clearance to allow additional sunlight onto the river, including tree crowning and bramble removal, concluding Southern Waters AMP7 WINEP implementation scheme.

2nd May 2024

Last month (in April) our Assistant Ecologist Frankie Ferraro supported Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust as a volunteer to plant seagrass seeds at Calshot, Hampshire.

Case studies

Cliveden Fish Rescue

Cliveden National Trust Gardens and Woodlands
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Market Harborough River Restoration

River Welland, Market Harborough.
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River Lea River Restoration

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