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

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:  

Winter Ecology Surveys – Stay Ahead of the Game


You’d be forgiven for thinking that ecology surveys stop during the winter as reptiles, mammals and plants hunker down during the winter months. It’s true we’ve passed the end of the active survey season for a number of species, such as bats, reptiles and dormice. However, there are still ecological surveys that can be done […]

Growing up and growing out – Air Quality and London Suburban Growth


REC was delighted to take part in yesterday’s RTPI London annual summit. REC’s Air Quality workshop centered around a London-based case study – brought to life the key issues and challenges facing planners in relation to London urban expansion, intensified development and Air Quality. REC plans to produce an advisory note off the back the workshop […]

Barn Owl Training – What a Hoot!


Last week REC’s ecology consultants, James and Sarah, completed the Barn Owl Ecology and Survey Signs (BOESS) and Advanced Barn Owl Surveying and Mitigation (ABOSM) training courses in Devon. With a heart-shaped face, buff back and wings, and pure white underparts, the barn owl is a distinctive and much-loved bird. They are legally protected by […]

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 […]

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