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We're FiveRivers.

FiveRivers is a leading industry specialist in the consultation, design, delivery and monitoring of ecological and environmental solutions. With over 25 years’ working with nature, our expertise encompasses terrestrial and aquatic habitats with a specific passion for rivers and wetlands.

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It’s in our nature.
Environmental monitoring services

Monitoring

Backed by science.

Environmental monitoring is critical in measuring the effectiveness of habitat management, to support an Environmental Impact Assessment, or to evaluate the performance of a restoration scheme. We’re here to ensure that your project will be a success, no matter the scale or the cost.

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It’s in our nature.
Design and consultancy services

Design

From initial surveys to detailed drawings.

We provide a full suite of river restoration and habitat improvement design services from concept through to delivery. The plans we create are bespoke, designed to be sympathetic to the onsite conditions and will always look to utilise site won materials wherever possible.

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It’s in our nature.

Delivery

Always delivering innovative solutions.

We’re best known for the exemplary works carried out in and around aquatic ecosystems, including ecological mitigation. Our delivery expertise are applied across a multitude of projects and are designed to alleviate any harm which could come to the unique habitats and ecosystems found within the UK.

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It’s in our nature.
Consultancy services

Consultancy

Working together with you.

Our consultancy team consists of geomorphologists, ecologists, engineers and hydraulic modellers, all of whom play a vital role in ensuring that we only ever deliver sustainable solutions to meet your expectations.

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It’s in our nature.

Our services

Doing what we do best.

Design & consultancy services

Our design and consultancy team consists of geomorphologists, ecologists, engineers and hydraulic modellers.

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Ecological mitigation

FiveRivers are specialists in ecological mitigation services ranging from habitat creation to species translocation.

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Ecological surveys

Provision of honest, accurate and efficient data in order to identify any challenges preventing project success.

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Environmental monitoring services

Delivering reassurance your project or development is compliant to all environmental regulations.

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River & wetland services

Our knowledgeable and experienced team will ensure projects are delivered on schedule and budget.

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Accreditations

A specialist of choice.

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

Latest news

On the grapevine.

29th November 2021

FiveRivers are perfectly placed to survey, design and build the required net gain for developers relating to rivers. An exciting opportunity for biodiversity and FiveRivers!

26th November 2021

Our employee led focus group, The Peat Boggers, promote education within FiveRivers, by hosting internal Lunch and Learn sessions on the company’s sustainability strategy, targets to achieve by 2025 and how we can make a difference.

19th November 2021

We are looking forward to attending the 2021 Institute of Fisheries Management Annual Conference in Southampton next week.  We have several of our team attending the conference, with Dave Bartlett presenting on Eel survey and mitigation in reservoirs and Dr Helen Currie / Dr Daniella Montali-Ashworth talking about their PhD studies looking at fish behaviour. […]

17th November 2021

We are an organisation dedicated to environmental improvements and monitoring of ecosystems, with a heavy focus on delivery of nature-based solutions.  We’ve been reviewing our own environmental impact and have made a commitment to ensure the great work that we do is delivered in the most sustainable way possible.

12th November 2021

Members of the FiveRivers team, Jacob Dew, Daniella Montali-Ashworth, Russell Spencer, Phoebe Weller and Sean McGrogan, recently attended the annual River Restoration Conference, in Harrogate. The conference is a networking and knowledge sharing opportunity for experts in the river restoration sector. We met up with old friends and made some great new connections.

4th November 2021

FiveRivers are proud to announce they are lead sponsor for the upcoming CIEEM Autumn conference: Management, Mitigation and Monitoring – topics which are at the core of our business.

28th October 2021

One of our key priorities at FiveRivers is to be an employer of choice. Developing and investing in our people is fundamental to this.

20th September 2021

We’ve grown up, but we’ll always stay true to our roots. We’re pleased to re-introduce ourselves as FiveRivers, or 5R for short.

29th January 2021

Five Rivers, a leading provider of innovative ecological and environmental services, announces the opening of a new head office in Hampshire, UK. This significant investment in infrastructure has been driven by the company’s rapid expansion…

20th January 2021

Announced today, Five Rivers’ founder and Managing Director, Jason Lovering, will now take the position of Executive Chairman. Adam Ellis (formally the business’s Commercial Director), takes the helm as Managing Director…

Case studies

HNL
Fish & Eel Passages

Hertford & North London
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Case studies

Gwendraeth and Gwili
Baseline Monitoring

51.4642 ° N, 4.107° W
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Brooklands Lake
Restoration

51.261° N, 51.261° E
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Tank Crossing A
River Restoration

51.171° N, 1.4837° W
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Larinier fish pass installations
on the river Dun

51.242 ° N, 1.3453° W
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    Our culture, our approach, and our respect for the environment, has not only delivered incredible growth but also made us an employer of choice within the sector.

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