Legacy Habitat Management are an experienced trackside contractor providing ecological contracting, fencing and ground work solutions on the UK rail network. Our experience at working under a wide range of safety management systems means that we are able to easily align with your working practices and culture.

Legacy Habitat Management have successfully executed trackside contracts involving the following work streams: Newt Fencing, Stock Fencing, Rabbit Fencing, Vegetation Clearance and Tree Felling, Bank Stabilisation and Badger Sett Closure and Relocation.

We have a wide range of equipment suitable for working in all environments, ground conditions and substrates. Our Heizohack whole tree chipper and our team of highly skilled chainsaw, chipper & brushcutter operators are able to tackle most vegetation clearance projects. We also have access to variable gradient tracked chippers for access on steep slopes and embankments. We are a highly experienced fencing and newt fencing contractor, installing several thousand kilometres of newt fencing per year on all types of site.

We can provide Sentinel card and PTS card holding staff and all of our staff carry CSCS cards, CPCS plant operator cards (where appropriate), current & valid drug & alcohol screening certificates and are fully conversant in site health & safety issues, safe working practices. We have core qualified first aiders and site safety supervisors and always work in accordance with site specific risk assessments & method statements. We are fully able to undertake any further site specific training requirements as necessary.

Our rail industry client portfolio includes:

Network Rail

Amco Rail

Babcock Infrastructure

Murphy Group

Balfour Beatty

Whitcher Wildlife

Worksafe Contractor
Contractors Health & Safety Assessment
Construction Skills Certification Scheme