Salix were involved the supply and install of coir rolls and rock rolls for intertidal habitat at Riverside Gardens, Greenwich. The opportunity arose from a new housing development.
In 2021 Salix were brought in to assist in improving the wetland habitat in Caerphilly Castle in south east Wales.
One year on and what was a bare landscape,
Salix provide the perfect habitat for water voles.
The Highways England £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme includes a major new bypass to the south of Huntingdon and upgrades to 21 miles of the A14.
Two hectares of wetland habitat were created using silt pumped from the main reservoir as part of conservation work to help this London nature reserve
Urban wetland is finalist for best Lottery funded project
Over the last few years Salix have had the pleasure of constructing a number of London Wildlife Trust projects.
Opportunities to improve habitats for wildlife in Norfolk have paid off resulting in a biodiversity boom. Further work promises even more exciting habitat gains for wildlife in wetlands.
Creating habitats in a flood protection project with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust & Environment Agency at Snaith Ponds, using our Coir Pallets & native plants
VMax C350 & Eronet are used on this hydro project to protect the inlet channel and surrounding soils from erosion, working with nature for natural solutions
Our Coir Rolls are superb at erosion control and they are also brilliant for wildlife. Wildlife such as Water Voles benefit enormously from the immediate cover that the mature plants provide and also from the carefully thought out planting.
The latest stage of the transformation of Walthamstow Wetlands into the largest wetland nature reserve in London will see the creation of new reedbeds to help preserve water quality and improve wildlife habitats.
Innovative spider machine helps restore wildlife habitats on the River Washburn. Yorkshire Water’s trial works to improve the quality of the river environment downstream of Swinsty reservoir is now well underway.
With funding from the Welsh Government’s Nature Fund, we supported Rhondda Cynon Taf Council in taking steps to naturalise one of the concrete channels which brings water down from the mountains at Cwmparc,
Wildlife gardening on a colossal scale, The Guardian admires our Woodberry Wetlands work. Desilting large areas of the old reservoirs to create new reedbeds.
We have started pump dredging/desilting at Woodberry Wetlands in East London, creating new reed beds and islands. Our desilting work uses an amphibious machine…
Salix is helping the London Wildlife Trust to create a new nature reserve on the site of Thames Water’s East Reservoir in Stoke Newington.
Phosphorus is one of the most common parameters causing a watercourse to fail water quality standards set out under the Water Framework Directive.
Salix has helped The Norfolk Hospice create a new pond at its new residential facility in Hillington.
As well as providing hundreds of native pond plants,
Salix has worked with Aberdeen City Council, cbec and Walking-the-Talk to restore the East Tullos Burn in St Fittick’s Park, Torry,
As part of a programme of wildlife habitat improvements in the Royal Parks, Salix have been awarded a contract to create large floating wetland islands on the Serpentine Lake in London’s Hyde Park.
Richmond Royal Parks is a walkover for Salix and Sir David Attenborough’s Volunteers.
In our last newsletter and in the piece On Her Majesty’s Service we featured the start of our works at Richmond Royal Parks,
We are delighted to finally unveil our role in making the Olympic Park a reality, from our initial involvement way back in 2008,
Work has commenced at one of our most prestigious locations to date The Royal Parks.
We have been appointed as a result of being able to demonstrate our experience in working in environmentally sensitive areas whilst employing our own specialist staff and machinery to minimise the impact of our works.
Salix successfully tendered for a project to form a backwater and island in a field adjacent to the Grand Union Canal.
Client – Van Oord working for the Environment Agency.
Salix are currently working on the Medmerry managed realignment scheme,
Client – Environment Agency
Pilot scheme for catchment restoration of the River Ecclesbourne, that forms part of the Water Framework Directive aim to return rivers to good ecological status.