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

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 […]

Project: Air Quality Assessment Birmingham Project Type: Mixed Use Development REC undertook an Air Quality Assessment in support of a […]

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Latest News


REC ‘goes large’ at the GM Chamber Construction Summit


Resource & Environmental Consultants Ltd (REC) is delighted to be taking part in Greater Manchester Chamber’s Construction Summit this Wednesday in Manchester. The Summit will feature some of the biggest names in the construction industry as well as providing a unique opportunity to discuss the latest developments in the region and across the UK construction […]

REC Ltd plans for further growth in the South – an interview with Regional Director, Stuart Phillips


UK environmental consultancy – Resource & Environmental Consultants Ltd (REC) – started from humble beginnings in the South to now become a major player in the region. REC’s Regional Director – Stuart Phillips – explains how that came about and what’s planned next: Hi Stuart – tell us about how the southern REC business started […]


Graduate Journeys at REC


Ross Lawton notes: “My experience at REC I’d say has been a really fantastic one. They make me feel very valued, and very supported in what I want to do…. I really am pursuing the career I want because of the work I’m doing.” At REC we recognise the importance of investing in the training and development […]


Clean Air Day: Reducing Your Impact


Clean Air Day falls on the longest day of the year today, the summer solstice, which gives us a chance to most appreciate the benefits and wonders of the sun. However human fossil fuel combustion also means that longer days also lead to a greater chance of photochemical smogs – an interaction of pollution and sunlight. […]

Campfire And Tent

Woodburners, stoves and their impact on air quality: An insight from REC


With the UK already in breach of EU air quality laws and facing multi-million pound fines by the European Court of Justice, the ambitious Clean Air Strategy sets out to clean up the UK’s polluted air with a series of new measures over the next 25 years. REC’s Air Quality lead – Conal Kearney – […]


Izzy Samphier, expert noise consultant, joins REC Winchester


At REC we are delighted to announce a new addition to our Acoustics team in the South. Izzy Samphier joins REC in our Winchester office from KR Associates. Izzy has over  5 years’ acoustics experience with particular expertise in BS4142 noise assessments for commercial stores such as supermarkets and retail chains. Having attended Winchester University and […]

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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 […]

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Asbestos Control: Avoid Legal Action and Delays


In accordance with the Asbestos Control 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 consultancy is facing legal action from Arbertillery Leisure Centre and Blaenau […]

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


Asbestos awareness is decreasing. Due to the prevalence of Asbestos being used throughout history as a fire resistant material, asbestos exposure is a real threat to contractors undertaking work on older buildings throughout the UK, so necessary measures and steps must be taken into action to deal with this underlying issue. As more organisations are [...]

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Monday, 23 April 2018 - 8:00 am Event