Revitalising Waterways

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About River Stewardship Company

River Stewardship Company (RSC) was established by a group of public and third sector partners to develop a response to the problem of litter and dereliction on the waterways in Sheffield.

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About River Stewardship Company

Our dedicated, commercial contracting team delivers invasive species and vegetation management, habitat creation, access works and site furniture installation and improvements.

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About RSC

RSC is a social enterprise providing effective waterways management in a way which involves stakeholders, local communities and volunteers with their local waterways.

Our dedicated, commercial contracting team delivers invasive species and vegetation management, habitat creation, access works and site furniture installation and improvements. Clients include the Environment Agency, Sheffield City Council, Calderdale MBC, Sheffield Forgemasters, Amey, British Land and Meadowhall.

We also deliver bespoke community engagement programmes designed to involve people with their local waterways. These can comprise of environmental education, volunteer days, guided walks, recreational activities and other events

We pride ourselves on providing valuable opportunities for people from all walks of life. Here are some of our achievements:

Over 100 businesses worked with in Sheffield over 6 years…

  • 8 Jobs created
  • 22 Work placements for unemployed people
  • 2  Apprenticeships for NEETs

In one year, RSC worked with 364 volunteers to deliver 594 days of work worth £56.5K.

We are an ambitious young company with high professional standards and are committed to continuous improvement; working to ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified management systems. We are also CHAS, Constructionline, Property Care Association and Trust Mark-accredited, and have an internal NEBOSH-trained Health and Safety manager.

Our History

RSC was established by a group of public and third sector partners to develop a response to the problem of litter and dereliction on the waterways in Sheffield. Since we were established in 2008 we have grown to deliver work across the North including river maintenance contracts, volunteer days and advice for other organisations to improve waterways for communities and wildlife.

RSC are a company limited by guarantee and a social enterprise which delivers professional waterway management contracts for riparian landowners, hard and soft landscaping capital projects and community projects involving local communities and volunteers – delivering a holistic , ‘stewardship’ approach to managing waterway issues.

Our Values

We passionately believe in the value of well-maintained waterways

  • As rich habitats for wildlife
  • To help reduce the probability and severity of flooding
  • As beautiful places for people to relax and enjoy
  • As desirable settings for businesses and residents
  • Through which to provide educational, training, employment and enterprise opportunities

Contact Us

By Phone
tel: 0114 354 0012

By Email
Click here to email us

By Post
The Exchange Brewery
2 Bridge Street, Sheffield, S3 8NS

River Stewardship Company is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England. 
Company registration number: 6759419. VAT registration number: 975669843