REC

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.

SECTORS

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.

SERVICES

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.

Case Studies

Background REC was appointed as the lead consultant to a large United Kingdom Housing Association, this included undertaking 10,000+ management […]

Background A new telecommunications base is proposed on the Coed Howell Farm site requiring an access road to go through […]

Construction of a mixed use five storey development, comprising both residential and commercial areas, including a basement Background As part […]

REC was commissioned to conduct an Air Quality Assessment in support of a planning application for the proposed redevelopment of […]

REC was commissioned to undertake multi-disciplinary technical services in support of a planning application for the proposed Phase 4 residential […]

REC was commissioned to conduct an Artificial Lighting Impact Assessment in support of a proposed residential development at land off […]

The Port of Southampton is the UK’s biggest exporting port. Over 950,000 cars pass through the port each year, a […]

Project:  Mixed-use re-development of sought after city space in central London, building 30,000 square feet of new office space. 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 Birmingham Project Type: Mixed Use Development REC undertook an Air Quality Assessment in support of a […]

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Manchester
M50 2UE
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Langage Business Park
Plymouth
PL7 5HQ
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22 Carlton Road
South Croydon
CR2 0BS
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Environment House
Bullocks Lane
Takeley
Bishop’s Stortford
CM22 6TA
T: +44 1279 879 416
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Unit 6, The Incubator
Enterprise Campus
Alconbury Weald
Huntingdon
PE28 4WX
T: +44 1480 587 161
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Unit 5
Carrwood Park

Selby Road

Leeds

LS15 4LG
T: +44 113 337 2024
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16 Langlands Place
Kelvin South Business Park
East Kilbride
Glasgow
G75 0YF
T: +44 1355 573 360
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Pacific Quay
Broadway
Manchester
M50 2UE
T: +44 161 868 1300
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Latest News

REC & Chamber Business Awards 2017

19.10.17

REC was delighted to have been considered for the annual Chamber Business Awards 2017, one of the UK’s most contested and prestigious business award programmes. REC is an active member of the Chambers of Commerce and was up against some fantastic competitors, all worthy of a place to compete for the Regional Business award. Although […]

Head of Asbestos Planned Services, Scott Bentley speaks at Boyes Turners Asbestos Study Day

27.09.17

Our Head of Asbestos Planned Services, Scott Bentley had the pleasure of speaking at Boyes Turners Asbestos Study Day in late September. The day was about educating industry colleagues on the dangers around Asbestos, Scott focused on history of asbestos, materials, working conditions (past and present) and exposures leading to the associated diseases. The day was […]

Air Quality Impacts on Ecology Delay Wealdon Local Plan

15.09.17

The ‘Wealdon Case’ initially relates to their Local Plan Allocation and can be summarised as follows. Wealdon District Council (WDC) has identified over recent years that recreational and road traffic related emissions are detrimentally affecting the Ashdown Forest Special Area of Conservation (SAC). This was reflected in WDC’s adopted Core Strategy Local Plan in 2013 […]

5 things you need to know before winter

14.09.17

1. The bat survey season ends in September. The end of September means the end of bat surveys (much to most ecologist’s relief!). Bats hibernate over winter, meaning you can’t undertake nocturnal emergence surveys. The survey season reopens in May and so missing the survey window could result in long delays to your project. With just […]

REC participates in Greater Manchester Engineering & Manufacturing Forum

05.09.17

In the Summer REC attended the Engineering & Manufacturing Forum hosted by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce at their Elliot House HQ on Deansgate in Manchester. This coincides with recent news that Britain’s manufacturing sector is growing at one of the fastest rates in more than three years. The purchasing managers’ index (PMI) survey […]

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REC makes a splash with ABP Southampton

11.08.17

REC’s southern team joined forces with Associated British Ports Southampton last week, to participate in their Rio Olympic Golds Charity Challenge 2017. ABP is the UK’s leading port operator and their Southampton port is one of the nation’s largest including being the UK’s number one port for cars and cruise. Helping raise funds for the […]

ProPG

New Noise Guidelines ProPG announced for Residential Developments

10.07.17

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 [...]
Property and Construction Night

REC’s property networking and curry night success!

23.06.17

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

22.06.17

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

02.06.17

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 […]

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