Specialist in the consultation, design, delivery, monitoring of ecological & environmental solutions

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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


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


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.
Always Delivering Innovative Solutions


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


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.

Ecological Design

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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Members of the Five Rivers team during environmental monitoring

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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Ecological surveys

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

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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

On the grapevine.

11th January 2023

FiveRivers is pleased to announce the successful completion of the first stages of scoping and outline designs for the Affinity Water AMP7 river restoration framework.
FiveRivers was awarded places on Lots 1 (Design) and 2 (Construction) in April 2020. The framework is a series of projects across approximately fourteen river catchments, in the Affinity Water region. Works include, scoping, feasibility studies, outline and detailed design and construction of both large and small scale improvements.

6th October 2022

FiveRivers is pleased to announce that we have recently become an LLP (Limited Liability Partnership). It has always been the driving force of Jason Lovering, our founder and CEO, that FiveRivers is about its people and the rewarding of them, not just financially, but with a voice and responsibility. By becoming an LLP, we are able to offer the partners the opportunity to influence the future of FiveRivers and from this to share in the success through the LLP profit share scheme.

FiveRivers has secured a place as a key supplier on Thames Water River Restoration Framework
15th September 2022

We are extremely pleased to announce that FiveRivers, in partnership with The Rivers Trusts, has secured a place as a key supplier on Thames Water River Restoration Framework – focusing on river habitat improvement elements of their Water Industry National Environment Program (WINEP). 

9th September 2022

On 22nd June, colleagues Jacob Dew and Kenneth Agyekum-Kwatiah, attended the 2022 CIEEM Awards Ceremony. We were shortlisted in the Medium Consultancy category, having submitted out application back in February.

Left to right: Robert Knight, Jacob Dew, Ali Nicholas, Tom Grayling, Martin Whitfield, Luke Roberts
23rd August 2022

FiveRivers, an award winning environmental and natural capital specialist, has recently concluded its restructure of the management board. The restructure has been built to enable us to deliver against our mission ‘to deliver innovative nature-based solutions through investing, protecting, and enhancing in our natural capital.’

22nd June 2022

National Insect Week – What are freshwater macroinvertebrates? How do we survey them and what good looks like.

5R is Achilles Carbon Reduce Certified (UK’s only certified scheme in accordance with ISO 14064-1)
11th May 2022

Over the last year we have reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by 38%, this is largely attributed to the use of HVO fuel in all our plant machinery. Our targets for over the next five years are to reduce our emissions by 60% (576 tons).

26th April 2022

We are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for Medium Consultancy of the Year in the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) awards.

1st March 2022

It’s world book day on Thursday, to celebrate we’ve asked the FiveRivers team to share books that have inspired them over the last year.  What books have inspired you?

8th February 2022

FiveRivers worked closely with Atkins and JCTR Ltd. to deliver this ambitious habitat restoration scheme for Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT).

Case studies

Water Waste Investigations

Southern England
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Eel Screen Fish Rescue

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Lower Crane River Restoration

Craneford Way, Twickenham, TW2 7SQ
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Southern Damselfly Habitat Creation

Burton Common SSSI
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Fish surveys across the North East England

North East England
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