REC is a multi-disciplinary consultancy, specialising in a comprehensive range of 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 and Ireland.
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.
REC was commissioned to undertake an Air Quality Assessment in support of a planning application for a proposed residential development […]
REC performed a Phase I Desk-based study of an iconic and Grade II listed building located within Manchester Metropolitan University […]
REC Ltd completed an Air Quality Assessment and Daylight, Sunlight and Overshadowing Assessment in support of the redevelopment of a […]
REC was commissioned to undertake an Air Quality Assessment in support of a planning application for a proposed mixed-use development […]
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School’s Out – Poor Air Quality Standards revealed outside of Schools
With recent findings from FOI requests highlighting that Councils are failing to measure the majority of schools in Britain for air quality, concerns linking air pollution and young people’s health have been heightened. DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) dictate air quality standards for the UK, however, local authorities are not duty-bound to […]
REC Manchester Social – Putting, Pizza and Pricey Cocktails
A late September afternoon, 5pm and bellies full of pizza, a surprisingly large proportion of REC headed out towards the bright lights of Media City for a much over-due staff social. Organised by REC Manchester social events duo Karis Strong and Emma Prendergast, the first stop was REC’s favourite watering hole, The Dockyard. The sun […]
Come on feel the Noize!
Yes, that’s right; REC is quoting a 1970’s glam rock song by Slade. And yes, we are that cool –although not cool enough to be in a glam rock band, sadly. But just like Slade, we are interested in noise so loud that you can feel it, however, perhaps unsurprisingly, that’s where the similarities between […]
REC opens new office in Winchester, Hampshire
Due to increased client demand UK environmental consultancy REC Ltd has relocated one of its 11 UK offices to new premises in Winchester. REC, which has had a southern base for over 8 years, has moved to new premises at Basepoint Business Centre in Winchester. Just off the M3, the office provides REC with a […]
60 Years Since The Clean Air Act
Today celebrates 60 years since the Clean Air Act was first established in 1956. Despite air pollution still being a massive problem globally, and a bigger killer than malaria and HIV/Aids combined, the clean air act was a first in air quality legislation and a breakthrough for the UK. In December 1952, air damper than […]
Environmental News In Brief
Air Quality ‘Global Crisis’ | Wildlife Movement under threat | Slow Springtime for the UK Fears for UK air quality standards following Brexit With the UK’s Air Quality standards much lower than the legal EU limits, experts speak out following the Brexit result fearing that Air Quality legislation could be dropped even further down our […]
Environmental News in Brief
UK towns found to be breaching air pollution safety levels
Glasgow and 11 other towns and cities in the UK have featured in data recently published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as breaching air pollution safety levels http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-36274801. Conal Kearney – Air Quality lead at UK environmental consultants REC Ltd – said ‘There’s rightly continued concern in the UK about air pollution and its […]
REC Drinks Reception – It was Alright on the Night!
REC started off the bank holiday a day early last week, with clients coming from all over for our networking evening at The Lowry – a stone’s throw away from our Manchester office in Salford Quays. Starting 2016 on a high, we decided to host several client and networking events throughout the UK this year. […]
The Bat – Under the Spotlight
In the run up to peak Bat Survey season, REC’s intern Alex Reavley was inspired by our article on Great Crested Newts Greg and Glenda to embark on a mission to get their (extremely) long distant cousins, Barry and Brenda, on board. Considering bats are nocturnal, Alex went above and beyond the call of duty […]