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 Delivers Air Quality and Land Use Planning Seminar to RTPI NW


REC provided a breakfast seminar to members of the Royal Town & Planning Institute North West on 11th October at the offices of Eversheds in Manchester. The event – attended by planners, local authorities, Transport for Greater Manchester and developers – focused on key air quality considerations in relation to planning, and REC’s view on […]

REC Raises Money for Horizons Plymouth Children’s Sailing Charity


REC was delighted to raise a donation for Horizons Plymouth at its recent client networking event. REC has been operating in Plymouth and the South West for some 20 years and as part of that celebration we held a client event at the famous Plymouth Gin Distillery on 27th September. We were joined by a […]

Resource and Environmental Consultants Ltd, a Concept Life Sciences Group company, strengthens senior team to support growth and development plans


Ged Sojka joins as National Operations Director in Geo-Environmental, Martin Lucass as Northern Geo-Environmental team leader, and Mike Armitage as Head of Ecology Manchester, UK, 09 October 2018: Resource and Environmental Consultants Ltd (REC), the UK environmental consultancy, part of the Concept Life Sciences Group, has announced the appointment of three new senior team members. Ged […]

REC Networking and Client Event Plymouth Gin Distillery


REC’s Plymouth office was delighted to welcome over 30 guests to its networking and client event last week (27th September). The event was held at one of Plymouth’s key landmarks – the Plymouth Gin Distillery – and celebrated REC’s longstanding operations in Plymouth and the South West. The event centred around REC’s Asbestos Surveying and […]

5 things to consider with Noise Impact Assessments


Noise is defined as any unwanted sound including road and rail traffic, amplified music and commercial/industrial, which means no matter the type of development, one or more of these are likely to be a concern to existing and/or proposed receptors, and, as such, a Noise Impact Assessment (NIA) will be required. 5 things for Developers, Local […]

RTPI: England lacks coherent plan to improve air quality

19.09.18 The RTPI’s response to the Government’s draft Clean Air Strategy raises concerns that there is insufficient integration between transport planning and sustainable development planning in terms of improving air quality in the UK. ‘Without these links, pressure could be placed on developers to carry the burden of reducing emissions or severely limit the feasibility […]


Councils due to submit air quality plans to Government

11.09.18  ‘Ultra-low emission zones (ULEZs) and clean air zones (CAZs) have the potential to bring significant beneficial impacts to some of the most polluted UK cities’ says REC’s Air Quality lead – Conal Kearney. ‘However, it is important that the individual strategy has been assessed to estimate its effectiveness and equally allows city centre businesses […]

REC Announces new Quality and Environmental Management Certifications


REC is delighted to announce that it has successfully transitioned its Quality and Environmental Management Systems to the newest versions of the respective International Standards Organisation (ISO) standards ahead of the September 2018 industry deadline, namely ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. The ISO standards have been reviewed and upgraded to take account of the greater […]

REC to provide RTPI NW with seminar on Air Quality & Land Use Planning


Resource & Environmental Consultants Ltd (REC) is delighted to announce it is delivering a CPD seminar on Air Quality to members of the Royal Town & Planning Institute – North West on 11th October in Manchester. Air quality is already a material planning consideration and a key consideration in planning applications with assessments required […]

Plants and trees ‘not the solution’ to air pollution in cities


A major report by the government’s Air Quality Expert Group and the Office for National Statistics has concluded that natural vegetation only plays a small part in removing air pollutants – possibly as little as a fifth of pollutants emitted in the UK. The study looked at particulates and gaseous pollutant data and UK vegetation […]

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