Construction & Engineering Projects

FiveRivers is an environmental specialist and key supplier to the construction sector, supporting ecological works as part of construction and engineering schemes.

We have delivered packages of works on large-scale national construction projects, such as HS2, delivering the early enabling works, and undertaken ecological and environmental monitoring, design and construction for highways schemes, development sites, and multi year river, wetland and fish passage projects.

Our specialist teams have successfully supported businesses to deliver complex multi-million-pound ecological restoration and mitigation works supporting with environmental surveys and technical ecological support, outline and feasibity design and practical construction services – ensuring the best possible environmental outcomes while staying on budget and program.

We understand the high levels of compliance required on these schemes, which is why we are independently accredited for ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO45001 and and hold membership, and are audited, with Constructionline, Considerate Constructors and Achilles Carbon Reduce Schemes.

FiveRivers offers a range of solutions to ensure your project runs smoothly:

  • We hold accreditations with Constructionline, Achilles UVDB, SMAS, Considerate constructors, Achilles Carbon Reduce schemes and are an ISO9001,14001,45001 registered company.
  • Our ecologists can advise on requirements for ecological survey and protected species licencing as well as writing supporting documents for consenting plans ensuring they are completed in time to mitigate program risk.
  • Our early contractor involvement (ECI) service allows clients to deal with the risk of environmental construction and identify opportunities early on within the design process.
  • We can design and deliver ecological construction projects, including habitat creation, restoration and undertake habitat translocation.
  • FiveRivers have worked with numerous companies over the last 25 years, acting as Principle contractor and designer; we know the importance of program management and the control of risk to ensure delivery.
  • Our experience within the construction sector means we talk your language when it comes to site safety and management, regularly winning supply chain awards for our approach to onsite construction.
  • With a dedicated team of experts – we’re the specialists so you don’t have to be.
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FiveRivers are specialists in ecological mitigation services, ranging from habitat creation and translocation right through to species translocation.

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We’re able to work with you ahead of the project launch, offering expert advice on design processes, buildability, consenting and budget construction costs to help reduce risk on your scheme.

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We provide our clients with the information they need for a range of environmental assessments, permit monitoring and compliance schemes, or to evaluate the performance of a habitat management or restoration scheme.

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Specialists in providing habitat translocation services, including turf translocation, woodland soil translocation (often specific to ancient woodlands) and hedgerow and tree translocation.


Before your project can go ahead, it’s critical that you get the green light from a regulator, this is when a WFD assessment comes in.


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