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About Us

Welcome to River and Canal Services Ltd. Nearly 30 years of project experience within both the private and commercial sectors have strengthened our love for Britain's waterways. Our vision moving forward is to maintain our high reputation within our niche industry.

Rob Locatelli - Director

As director of River and Canal Services Ltd, I have over the last 28 years built a very specialised skill set and methodology of service delivery within the industry. We work hard as a team for our clients, offering a quality and reliable service.

Dave Battarbee - Operations Manager

I have been working for River and Canal Services Ltd for 15 years. I have gained an abundance of skills and knowledge whilst working on the waterways. I really enjoy being part of a hard working team, loving the challenge, which it presents every day. I am very proud of my job and what I have achieved.

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Our Services

River and Canal Services Ltd was formed in 1986 and offers a complete service for riparian owners, islanders and mooring holders in both the private and commercial sectors. The company is headed by Rob Locatelli and is based in Farnborough, Hampshire. Historically a pen to paper company, we are now fast moving in this high-tech world. Images of our current projects can be found on various social media sites. We work hard as a team for our clients offering a quality and reliable marine and piling service.

  • Jettys & Moorings
  • Bank Protection
  • Piling
  • Boat Moving and more...

Our Mission

We operate a fleet of work boats, including tugs, crane barges, dredgers, safety boats and general work boats. All our equipment is insured for up to £10 million with an additional £5 million special risks cover for dredging operations.

We undertake special projects. We are always open to your requests and questions you may have. Get in touch with us today for:

  • Dredging
  • Piling
  • Tug Barge
  • Boat Transport
  • marine Construction

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Our Recent Work