Canal, River & Watercourse Improvements

Our portfolio of work in this sector includes new build, reconstruction, protection and maintenance schemes to canals, rivers, lakes, watercourses and dams. Contracts are carried out for Local Authorities, the Canal & Rivers Trust, English Heritage, Highways England, developers and main contractors.

The range of work that is carried out includes;

  • Sheet piling and trench sheet walls
  • Capping beams, copings and fenders
  • Gabions, revetments, stone pitching & rock armour
  • Bank and wash wall reconstruction
  • Locks, foundations and other structures
  • Bridge reconstruction
  • Overflows & balancing ponds
  • Culverts and pipelines
  • Inlet, outfall and flow control structures
  • Weirs, penstocks and trash screens
  • Cascades and spillways
  • Tow path and footpath re-construction
  • Marinas, moorings and other amenity improvements
  • De-silting, channel cleaning & re-grading
  • Use of work boats, pontoons and moveable dams
  • Specialist grouting (dams, fissures, sea walls)
  • High quality brickwork, stonework and in situ concrete construction

Project Profiles

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  • ISO 9001, 14001, 45001
  • Investors in People
  • Achilles UVDB (Utilities Vendor database) and ‘Verify’ audit
  • Achilles Building Confidence
  • Member of CECA Midlands Region The Civil Engineering Contractors Association
  • CHAS Contractors Health & Safety Scheme
  • Construction-line
  • SAFEcontractor
  • Member of the BDA British Drilling Association
  • Social Mobility Pledge
  • Real Living Wage
  • Science Based Target Initiative