Water engineering services in the Midlands

Birch Brothers (Kidderminster) Ltd offers a complete range of water engineering services, including reed bed construction, waterway-related construction projects, creation of new water and wetland habitats, and creation of river, waterway and lake amenity features.

River, waterway and lake projects

At Birch Brothers (Kidderminster) Ltd, we handle waterway-related construction projects, including rock armouring, gauging stations, gabion flood walls, flow improvement measures, erosion control, embankments, desilting schemes, habitat creation and weir work. We provide river, waterway and lake amenity features that include narrow boat moorings, riverside parks, towpaths and nature reserves. We are a framework contractor for the National Trust and also work for other government aided/funded clients, including the Wildlife Trusts, National Parks, Natural England, the DEFRA, and county, borough and district councils. We also work for private sector clients and developers.

Our range of services:

  • Waterway-related construction projects
  • Water and wetland habitat creation
  • Reed bed construction
  • Construction services for reservoirs
  • Flood management
  • Water and wetland habitat creation

    Our team can undertake all types of water and wetland habitat creation projects. We have carried out many water and wetland habitat creation schemes in the past few years for various clients such as Natural England and the National Trust. We also have experience in habitat schemes for beetles, otters, bats, great crested newts and snakes.

    Reed bed construction

    A reed bed offers an alternative and effective method of supplementary sewage treatment. We construct both natural and gravel-based reed beds. Our reed bed construction process involves the implementation of several diverse disciplines like earthmoving, gravel placement, membranes, pipework, geotextiles, gabions, brick or concrete chambers, launder channels and footpaths. Starting in the early 1990s, we have constructed many reed beds in rural locations across the West Midlands and Wales. We also have experience in the associated sewage treatment work.

    Complete range of services for reservoirs

    We provide a wide range of services for reservoirs, including water management system construction and amenities construction work. To discuss your upcoming habitat creation, reed bed construction, and river, waterway or lake projects, contact our experienced staff today. We are based in the West Midlands and operate within an 80-mile radius of our Stourport-on-Severn head office. We can also work across the UK on certain projects.

    My thanks to all in the team for an excellent job. Throughout the project they worked to a very high standard in conditions that did on occasion get difficult. Their interaction with visitors to the site was excellent.
    Environment Agency Dakyn Road
    ” Birch Brothers took a positive approach to this project. Staff were competent, efficient and helpful throughout. Thank you for your hard work in producing a good quality result to time and budget. It is a pleasure to return this reference form. Your staff were excellent. Thanks to all involved.’
    Environment Agency sunderton pool
    ” The works in a difficult location, difficult ground conditions and with minimal impact on the Reserve were done to a very good quality. The team were very conscientious and professional. We would certainly consider Birch Brothers for future contracts. ”
    Natural England Shapwick Heath
    ” Just to echo what has been said from the client perspective, we have been very pleased with how the construction was implemented and managed and we are delighted with the end result. We have been impressed by all those involved in bringing the project to a successful completion and hopefully we will have the opportunity to work together in the future. ”
    Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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    Birch Brothers (Kidderminster) Ltd
    Barracks Road
    Sandy Lane Industrial Estate
    DY13 9QB

    business hours

    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed

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    Birch Brothers (Kidderminster) Ltd, registered as a limited company in England and Wales under company number: 9677710.
    Registered Company Address: Barracks Road, Sandy Lane Industrial Estate, Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire, England, DY13 9QB.