REC is a leading and trusted provider of environmental and risk management solutions. We work with clients in a diverse range of industry sectors across the UK including residential and commercial development, industry, infrastructure, energy and public sectors.
We help our clients throughout the project lifecycle supporting sustainable developments, regulatory compliance, environmental permitting and property risk management.
Our tailored solutions identify and mitigate potential risks that could have a significant impact on your project. We also manage the effect to the environment from existing or proposed developments, and recognise and report opportunities for environmental improvements.
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.
- Energy, Power & Renewables
- Industry, Mining & Waste
- Transport Infrastructure
- Urban Regeneration
REC provides a comprehensive range of environmental and risk management services to suit your requirements. From small sites with specific constraints to major development schemes, we provide reliable, cost-effective solutions that help you meet your objectives.
REC was approached by BAM to be part of a once in a lifetime opportunity to undertake asbestos demolition surveys […]
Background L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and houses 250,000 people in 95,000 homes across London and the South […]
Background REC was commissioned by Qila Energy to undertake a Noise Impact Assessment to support a planning application for a […]
REC was commissioned to undertake a geo-environmental investigation at a site located to the north east of Glasgow, Scotland. The […]
Background Gurnell Leisure Centre, located in the London Borough of Ealing, opened in 1981 and is now one of London’s […]
REC provided Geo-environmental and Geotechnical consultancy support to the developer for their proposed scheme in Flookburgh. The investigation was […]
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 […]
Our operations are spread across 6 key locations in the UK including:
Eco-anxiety vs Eco-awareness
According to the national press, the rise of eco-anxiety is accelerating at a staggering rate. The American Psychological Association describe eco-anxiety as “chronic fear of environmental doom” and some people are indeed panicking as they become overwhelmed by environmental issues. However, individual choices can still have a significant positive impact on the planet, and therefore […]
What happens to your asbestos sample when it reaches the laboratory?
Asbestos is a highly dangerous material which if disturbed can be potentially deadly for those who breath in the harmful fibres. Therefore, if you suspect the presence of asbestos at your development or residence, ensuring the testing of a sample at an UKAS accredited laboratory is essential. So, what happens to your asbestos sample once […]
REC delivers Air Quality Urban Design CPD for Architect Client
REC’s Air Quality lead for London and the South – Matt Mitchell – was delighted to host a CPD last week on “Air quality in relation to Scheme Design’ for one of our respected architect clients based in Central London. Matt delivered a real-world look at the air quality issues relating to schemes in inner-urban […]
REC deliver Geo-environmental CPD for Consulting Engineers
REC’s geo-environmental team were delighted to host a CPD on complex site investigations with one of our key consulting engineering clients in Central London. The team delivered a practical hands-on CPD looking at the process and challenges when conducting ground investigations in inner-urban sites and complexities encountered in terms of access, drilling techniques, geology, […]
National Badger Day: Everything you need to know about this protected species
Sound masking: controlling the impact of unwanted noise
Noise pollution is one of the most common challenges facing developers and one of the biggest potential barriers to planning permission. The increased need for inner-urban developments has heightened the significance of noise pollution impacts in residential areas. The most common source of noise pollution is from road transport, however other sources can include […]
REC achieves UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) accreditation
REC is pleased to announce that we are now a UKATA approved asbestos training provider. The UKATA accreditation further demonstrates our commitment to delivering the highest standards of asbestos advice for our clients. Asbestos Awareness Training is designed for employees affected by work activities where asbestos containing materials may be present and whose […]
REC undertakes a ground investigation on the Winstanley and York Road Estate regeneration project
REC recently undertook a ground investigation on the Winstanley and York Road Estate regeneration project for Winstanley & York Road Regeneration LLP (a Joint Venture between Taylor Wimpey Central London and Wandsworth Borough Council). The regeneration is proposed to comprise the construction of more than 2,500 homes and a leisure centre. The works were […]
Dealing with complex site investigations
Site investigations – often referred to as Phase 2 geo-environmental investigations – are an essential component of any land development process, informing the ultimate foundation solutions and any remediation relating to land contamination. A phase 2 site investigation is the second stage of a phased assessment of ground conditions, sometimes required for planning permission […]
REC contributes to Greater Manchester sustainability consultation
REC has taken part in the first stage of the Grow Green consultation which is seeking the views of companies offering services and products which can contribute to climate adaptation in the region. Greater Manchester has committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2038. Grow Green is a five-year project aiming to increase liveability, sustainability and business […]