Environmental Works

White Horse Contractors takes great pride in delivering projects that make a contribution to the natural environment.

“White Horse Contractors has successfully undertaken the construction of flood defence structures on behalf of the Environment Agency, Thames Region. We have worked closely with their contracts team to overcome design and practical issues to produce excellent finished products.”

The Environment Agency

Improving the environment

Adopting a sensitive approach to every project ensures that White Horse Contractors is able to identify areas for environmental improvement, helping to deliver added value for clients, in their CSR and environmental policies:

  • Wetland habitats and reed beds
  • Specialist habitat creation
  • Land reclamation
  • Country parks and nature reserves
  • Cycleways, bridleways and footpaths

Water management

Expertise in water engineering plays a major role in our approach to the environment. From lake construction to planning applications, liaison with local authorities and governing bodies, we can manage every stage of your project.:
  • Identifying opportunities for rainwater harvesting
  • Constructing lagoons and reservoirs
  • De-silting and dredging
  • Design and consultation of attenuation systems
  • Post industrial remediation projects

Nurturing the ecosystem


Whether promoting bio-diversity, or ensuring the protection of an endangered species through the creation of specialist habitats, White Horse Contractors draws on the very specific knowledge of its broad network of consultant ecologists and species-specific experts to assist with projects to ensure the utmost sensitivity is applied to every project.

Visit our gallery to see the results of our environmental works projects or learn how we've helped organisations like the RSPB and Environment Agency in our environmental works case studies.

For more information call 01865 736272 or email whc@whitehorsecontractors.co.uk