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.
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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Clean Air Fund: How are UK cities dealing with air pollution?
In October 2017 a report by the World Health Organisation claimed that the quality of air in 44 UK cities – including London, Leeds and Glasgow – made it a serious risk to our health. However in accordance with the Autumn Budget 2017, £220 million of grants will be allocated through the Clean Air Fund […]
Reliable Asbestos Management: Avoid Legal Action and Delays
In accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, if you are planning any work on a building and you are the duty holder then you are responsible for asbestos management. This reminder should come as no surprise in light of recent news that an asbestos and environmental consultancy is facing legal action from Arbertillery […]
Chamber Business Awards 2017 considers REC
REC is recognised by the Chamber Business Awards 2017 The Chamber Business Awards 2017 is one of the UK’s most prestigious business award programmes and REC has been considered for a Chamber Business award. REC is an active chamber business member of the Chambers of Commerce and was up against some fantastic competitors, all worthy of a place to […]
Asbestos Awareness: Boyes Turners Asbestos Study Day
Air Quality Impacts on Ecology Delay Wealdon Local Plan
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 winter considerations for Preliminary Ecological Appraisals
Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEAs) are an important to discover which ecological constraints are present on your site, so that you can prevent delays. Managing this effectively can grant planning permission early; allowing you to plan ahead for protected species surveys which can take place over spring and summer. Preliminary Ecological Appraisals place you in a better position with better […]
REC participates in GMCC Engineering & Manufacturing Forum
In the Summer REC attended the GMCC Engineering & Manufacturing Forum (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 showed that manufacturers […]
ABP Southampton: REC makes a splash
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 […]
New Noise Guidelines ProPG announced for Residential Developments
REC’s property networking and curry night success!
Returning after the success of last year, REC’s Winchester office hosted a property 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, […]