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.

Case Studies

REC provided Geo-environmental and Geotechnical consultancy support to the developer for their proposed scheme in Flookburgh. The investigation was aimed […]

Tailored Living Solutions sought the expertise of REC Air Quality Consultant, Josh Jones, to assess air quality on a commercial and […]

Background REC was appointed as the lead asbestos managements consultant to a large United Kingdom Housing Association, this included undertaking […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Latest News

REC Client Satisfaction Survey Report


RTPI London Debate – ‘Tackling London’s Illegal Air Pollution’ – Wednesday 6th February


  Last Wednesday, REC was delighted to chair and present at RTPI London’s ‘Tackling London’s Illegal Air Pollution’ seminar (in association with the London Society). This very important and topical debate featured speakers who approached the subject from a range of different perspectives: The campaigner’s view – Client Earth who have successfully challenged the UK […]

Edinburgh Architectural Association CPD: Key Findings


Five Things You May Not Know About … Ground Investigation


New WHO environmental noise guidelines released


  The WHO Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region give an understanding of how we can protect our health from exposure to sources of potentially damaging environmental noise from road and rail traffic, wind turbines, aeroplanes and leisure sources. The WHO guidelines are based on scientific research on the effects of harmful noise to […]

REC welcomes Associate Director for Air Quality, Matt Mitchell, to the team


Matthew Mitchell (MEnv, CEnv, MIAQM) has joined REC as Associate Director in Air Quality. Matt will lead the growth and expansion of REC’s air quality services in the South and provide technical oversight nationally. Matt has over 12 years’ experience in Air Quality Assessment and EIA having delivered air quality projects in the UK, Europe […]

Clean Air Strategy: Local authorities and developers must do more, says Government


Following consultation, the Government has released its Clean Air Strategy designed to tackle all sources of pollution. It recognises that “it is exposure to high concentrations of pollutants that is most likely to directly result in adverse impacts. These impacts are cumulative, so we need to think about reducing exposure at all stages of life” […]

Employee Spotlight: Martin Lucass – Associate Director (Geo-Environmental)


Hello Martin – tell us about a typical day in Geo-Environmental at REC. Geo-Environmental is one of the five main services we provide to clients at REC. It involves looking at land quality from a contamination and geo-technics point of view and advising them on any clean up and foundations. There are often a lot of […]

Asbestos in schools- is it a danger?


The effects of asbestos are well known and it has been highlighted that students and school employees face significant health risks from asbestos found in schools. A recent report found that up to 86% of schools contain asbestos and predicted that almost 400 students will die every year from lung cancer after being exposed to […]

Download REC’s RTPI Key Findings Paper


REC recently hosted two air quality workshops in conjunction with the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). Tackling subjects including ‘Air Quality in the Suburbs’  and ‘Air Quality in relation to Land Use Planning’ our key findings paper is not to be missed download it here:  

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