About Us

Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd. is a family owned Small / Medium Enterprise (SME) based in Southern England.

Founded in 1994 Five Rivers provides specialist contracting, consultancy and ecological services to a range of clients across the UK. We pride ourselves on providing a professional, pragmatic and innovative service as well ensuring we get the best possible environmental gains on each project.

People

Jason Lovering

Jason Lovering

Director

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Adam Ellis

Adam Ellis

Technical Director

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Ali Nicholas

Ali Nicholas

Company Secretary

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Tom Van Vuuren

Tom Van Vuuren

Contracts Manager

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Russell Spencer

Russell Spencer

Operations Manager

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Jacob Dew

Jacob Dew

Contracts Manager

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Tom Grayling

Tom Grayling

Principal Ecologist

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Dave Bartlett

Dave Bartlett

Senior Aquatic Ecologist

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Jack Herriot

Jack Herriot

Principal Hydrogeomorphologist

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Gina Suddaby

Gina Suddaby

HR & Compliance Manager

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Steph Clark

Steph Knights

Project Manager

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Phoebe Weller

Phoebe Weller

Project Manager

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Sophie Hocart

Sophie Hocart

Project Manager

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Aaron McDonnell

Aaron McDonnell

Environmental Site Manager

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Mike Nickson

Mike Nickson

Environmental Site Manager

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Jamie Mccready

Jamie McCready

Ecologist

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Jasmine Newton

Jasmine Newton

Assistant Project Manager

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Melanie Thompson

Mel Thomson

IMS Support

 

Charlotte Otton

Charlotte Otton

PA to Director

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Henry Baker

Henry Baker

Estimator

 

Darren Perrott

Darren Perrott

Graduate Project Assistant

 

George Simmonds

George Simmonds

Graduate Ecologist

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Archie Neale

Archie Neale

Graduate Project Assistant

 

Stew McDonnell

Stew McDonnell

Environmental Senior Plant Operator

 

Jimmy Griffiths

Jimmy Griffiths

Environmental Site Foreman

 

Jari Duracka

Jari Duracka

Environmental Site Foreman

 

Henry Pratt

Henry Pratt

Environmental Site Foreman
 

 

Sam Whittall

Sam Whittall

Environmental Site Foreman

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Joe Haseley

Joe Haseley

Graduate Project Assistant

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Mike Greenhalgh

Mike Greenhalgh

Environmental Senior Site Technician

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Matt Janes

Matt Janes

Environmental Site Technician

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George Close Up

George Bates

Environmental Site Apprentice

 

Our core values

Our core values define who we are as a company, how we approach our projects and the management of staff.

Personal Development

Personal Development
We value staff that are ambitious and who want to grow as people and as professionals. We invest heavily in staff training and personal development to ensure you and the company are the best we can be.

Ownership

Ownership
Each person at Five Rivers has their specific roles and duties but we are a team with emphasis on the importance of seeing the bigger picture, working together and achieving our common goals.

Work/Life Balance

Work/Life Balance
Work is only one aspect of our lives and we know that if you are happy in life you will be happy at work. We are open to flexible working approach for the right candidates, providing opportunities for you to achieve your goals at home and at work.

Efficiency

Efficiency
We are always striving for efficiency in everything we do which is important with a busy workload. As a small to medium sized business we are able to react quickly to our client’s needs and value an efficient approach.

Respect

Respect
Respect for the environment, habitats, species and each other is at the core of our company values but is also essential for our productive and collaborative working environment.

Added Value

Added Value
We pride ourselves on providing added value for the environment and our clients where we see opportunities, believing strongly in going the extra mile and using an innovative approach.

 

Health, Safety & Wellbeing – Quality – Environmental

We operate an Integrated Management System which is externally audited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. We also are part of the Achilles UVDB Verify scheme and members of Contructionline. We also take part in the Considerate constructors scheme.

Isoqar Registered
Uvdb Audited
Considerate Constructors
ISO 9001, 14001, 18001
CSCS Approved
City & Guilds NPTC
CPCS
Forest Industry
Constructionline

Company Policies

At Five-Rivers, we consider our commitment to clients, staff and the wider community to be incredibly important. We recognise our wider responsibilities as a UK company and constantly review our equal opportunities and environmental policies, in accordance with UK law.

Privacy is always of the utmost importance. When you come into contact with Five-Rivers, we want you to feel secure in any decisions we make and consider any business we embark upon to be a partnership where both sides feel completely comfortable.

Our key policy documents are as follows:

– Quality Policy

– Occupational Health & Safety and Wellness Policy

Five Rivers Environmental Policy

–  Anti Bribery & Corruption Policy

– Counterfeit, Fraudulent & Suspect Items Policy

Human Trafficking & Slavery Policy

– CSR Policy v.1 dated 1 Feb 19

Our Clients

We have a broad client base working on projects ranging from small domestic works to large infrastructure schemes.
Our high levels of compliance ensures we easily fit into supply chains on large schemes where specialist services are required.

Government Agencies

Government Agencies

Councils

Councils

Civil Engineers

Civil Engineers

Charities

Charities


Utilities

Utilities

Private Clients

Private Clients

Consultancies

Consultancies

 

Specialist Plant

Five Rivers have their own fleet of specialist plant, modified for working on sensitive sites.

Specialist Plant Vehicles

 

  • Bio-degradable oil
  • Low ground pressure
  • Specialist attachments
  • Large stock of timber and plastic track mats