REC is a consultancy, specialising in environmental services, inspection, regulatory and risk management.
With over 20 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, REC delivers environmental solutions from eleven local offices throughout the UK.
REC provide technical expertise in both the built and natural environment across a variety of sectors – from large government agencies and major developers, to public sector bodies and housing associations.
Our specialists provide seamless advice and effective solutions to suit any project and budget – from small sites with specific constraints, to major development schemes. With our capabilities extending to Consultancy Services, Contaminated Land Investigation and Re mediation, Geo-technical Design and Assessment, Ecology, Air Quality Impact Assessments, Acoustics, Environmental Compliance and Risk Management, please select from the list below to find out more.
Project: Proposed re-development of 30,000 sq. ft of speculative office space and associated infrastructure, including two centralised boiler units. Location: […]
Project: Qualitative Odour Assessment, The Flax Factory Project Type: Residential development REC was commissioned to undertake a Qualitative Odour Assessment […]
Project: Air Quality Assessment, Hanley Street, Birmingham Project Type: Mixed Use Development REC undertook an Air Quality Assessment in support […]
Project: Air Quality Assessment, Harrogate College Project Type: Residential development REC was commissioned by Harrogate College to undertake an Air […]
REC’s Ecology consultant team were commissioned to undertake an updated survey for otters and badgers on a large area of […]
Noise Impact Assessment for residential site in Manchester REC prepared a Noise Impact Assessment for a proposed residential development on […]
REC was recently commissioned to undertake a multi-disciplinary project on a scheme very local to our Manchester offices, in Erie […]
REC was commissioned to undertake an Air Quality Assessment in support of a planning application for a proposed residential-led mixed-use […]
REC prepared a Noise Impact Assessment for a proposed Day Care Centre at Granta Park in Cambridge. A 24 hour […]
REC has supported a reserved matters application for a parcel of land within a major mixed use development near Longstanton […]
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New Noise Guidelines announced for Residential Developments
Lee Faulkner, Principle Acoustics Consultant at REC and a Member of the Institute of Acoustics, provides an expert’s opinion on the recently launched noise guidelines; Professional Practice Guidance (‘ProPG’) on Planning & Noise for New Residential Development. “ProPG is the result of a joint collaboration between the Institute of Acoustics, the Association of Noise […]
REC’s property networking and curry night success!
Returning after the success of last year, REC’s Winchester office hosted a networking and curry night last week for its clients and the wider property and construction community in the South. REC’s Marketing Executive, Emma Prendergast, who helped organise the event, tells us more… “Held in the prestigious Coriander Lounge on Southampton High Street, we […]
UK Health and Safety Week
Health and Safety on site: A Site Engineer’s Perspective In support of UK health and safety week this week, REC Geo-Environmental Consultant Marc Roberts, tells us about his role and the importance of health and safety out on site. Based in REC’s southern office, one of Marc’s key responsibilities is managing ground investigations and ensuring […]
Bat Roost Surveys and their Impact on Planning
REC ecologist Katie Bird takes environmental scientist colleagues Marc Roberts and Alasdair Brooke out on a bat roost survey to discuss the implications to planning if not completed in-season. Derelict and abandoned sites often present habitat opportunities for wildlife – and this former car garage was no exception. Due to various nooks, crevices and uneven […]
REC Ltd to host Property & Construction Curry Night
To celebrate its continued growth in the South, REC is hosting a free curry and networking night at The Coriander Lounge in Southampton. Following the event’s success amongst clients last year, this year REC is pleased to welcome both its clients and the wider property and construction network. Held in the tried and tested Coriander […]
New EIA Regulations Call for ‘Competent Experts’
Earlier this week, amendments made to the EU 2014 Environmental Impact Assessment regulations were enforced across the UK. The revised edition, Town and Country Planning (EIA) Regulations 2017, takes closer consideration of issues such as climate change and resource efficiency, as well as issuing new changes to monitoring and enforcement regulations. A fundamental addition to […]
Worried about UXO on site? We can help.
News broke earlier this week over the discovery of a large WW2 bomb in Birmingham. With the Aston Expressway and parts of the M6 closed, as well as nearby residents evacuated, a major operation was underway yesterday to detonate what was believed to be 132kg of high explosives (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-39939925). The controlled explosion has now been […]
Asbestos Awareness Week – Out on Site
For the second part of our Asbestos Awareness Week, Marketing Executive, Emma Prendergast, has been out on site with Operations Manager, James Pool, to experience an asbestos survey first hand. Emma Prendergast, Marketing Executive, REC Ltd “A grovelling 7am start, we met for a pre-site briefing at REC headquarters in Manchester. James was waiting for […]
REC Celebrates International Women’s Day
This week, REC has decided to #beboldforchange. In support of International Women’s Day this Wednesday, REC will be celebrating women across the business. With no story the same, we will be offering an insight into female achievements within the company, applauding women from all backgrounds and positions. Thursday 9th March: Maria Lopez Vera – Air Quality […]
REC sponsor Cambridgeshire Chamber Construction & Property Breakfast
At the end of last week, REC sponsored the Huntingdonshire Construction and Property Breakfast at Alconbury Weald. A bi-monthly gathering at the Alconbury Weald complex, over 50 local delegates from the property and construction community came together on Friday for networking, discussion and bacon sandwiches. As part of the session, REC’s Regional Director, James Patmore […]