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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

Earth Day 2019 – Bats: What lies ahead for these protected species?


Employee Spotlight: Matt Mitchell – Associate Director (Air Quality)


  Hello Matt – tell us about a typical day in Air Quality at REC. As an Air Quality team, we do a lot of work for property developers, other promoters and planners so a mixture of computer modelling and reporting on atmospheric emissions from things like road traffic, local power generation units and industrial […]

REC’s RTPI Workshops Key Findings


Geodiversity central to the London Plan


  The draft London Plan published in August last year has followed a growing trend amongst authorities in considering and preserving their geo-diversity. Geodiversity can often be overlooked; however, it is being referred to with increasing frequency in nature conservation and planning policy, and now within the London Plan. What is geodiversity and why is […]

The three best things about in-house asbestos laboratories


With so many potential applications of asbestos, it’s not easy to identify whether or not asbestos is present in a building or other product. The most effective way to stay safe is to have the material tested by an in-house asbestos sample laboratory with staff skilled at working to HSE Guidance Notes and accredited by […]

5 things you may not know about great crested newts


Natural England to begin charging for mitigation licenses


Who are Natural England? Natural England is the government’s adviser for the natural environment in England. They ensure the protection of wildlife and landscapes for people to enjoy and for the services they provide. Natural England are the primary statutory consultee for the public and/or companies wishing to develop sites that may impact ecological habitats […]

What are the causes of air pollution?


  Air pollution is becoming an increasing problem in society. Not only is it bad for the environment, but air pollution can also negatively impact our health, leading to the development of long-term health conditions such as asthma and bronchitis. The results can be fatal, and the World Health Organisation estimates that more than 7 […]

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 […]

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