Read have been delivering projects in the world’s top zoos and wildlife attractions for over 20 years and ensure the highest welfare is maintained by effectively managing the complex and sensitive interface between visitors, attractions and exhibits.

Read appreciate the sensitivity required when constructing near animals, managing the programme around their welfare and maximising visitor experience.

From a large new elephant house to small butterfly enclosures, Read have delivered more than 25 individual projects in live environments with ZERO harm to animal welfare. On all public facing projects, Read manage the works to ensure the image of the client is represented in the quality, cleanliness and respectfulness of all staff and visitors to the construction site. With over 20 years’ experience, Read have a bespoke existing supply chain with an enviable track record of specialist works including theming, exotic landscaping and enclosure work packages.


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"Read collaborated very well with our team and other contractors, displaying a commendable sensitivity to our operational requirements, running the site efficiently. Their consistent, intelligent deployment of resources ensured minimal impact on our day-to-day business."

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