Geomorphologist and river restoration specialist on relocation of the channel (designated as an SSSI). Responsible for the detailed design which involved re-naturalisation (improved sinuosity, more natural widths and improved floodplain connection)
Responsible as technical lead for the implementation of two ‘naturalisation’ projects in urban park settings. The detailed design included secondary channels and establishing new riffles. Required careful dialogue with stakeholders and tool box talks.
This is a typical road infrastructure project requiring realignment of a key waterbody/ watercourses. Responsible overall for the geomorphology baseline assessment, aspects of EIA, WFD Compliance Assessment and River Condition Assessment.