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Contact Garry Charnock
Spring Lodge, 172 Chester Road, Helsby, Helsby, WA6 0AR, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1928 726006
Company Background

RSK is a fully integrated engineering, and environmental consultancy and technical support services company. It employs more than 2000 staff worldwide. The company was founded in 1989 and has made 19 acquisitions over the last decade. The latest, in April 2018, were Non Destructive Testing, an independent pile testing engineering company, and Copeland Wedge Associates, a civil and structural engineering services firm. In 2016, RSK was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in international trade, one of the UK’s highest accolades for business success for our operation in Iraq. RSK has 54 UK offices and a further 36 offices across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North and East Africa.

UK branch offices


International offices


Global group staff 2242
Global environmental services staff 966
Global environmental consulting staff 932
UK group staff 1660
Work Area Details
  • Air quality
  • Climate change & energy
  • Contaminated land/remediation
  • Ecological/landscape services
  • EIA & sustainable development
  • Env. liabilities, risks & hazards
  • Env. management & compliance
  • Env. noise/vibration
  • Env./sustainability policy & strategy
  • Waste management/recycling
  • Water quality & resource management
  • Other services

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17 Jul 2013 RPS carves niche in assisting CHP plants through EIA/planning
25 Jun 2013 Oil and gas work drives RSK out of recession
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22 Jun 2011 Environ UK experiencing growth in project volume & size
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28 Jul 2010 Graduate recruitment continues despite uncertain times
4 Feb 2010 Carbon neutral village project benefits from RSK's pro bono support
24 Jan 2010 Marine environmental sector steams ahead
21 Jan 2010 RSK acquires green car website
3 Dec 2009 RSK optimistic as underlying profit grows
1 Dec 2009 RSK tackles recession with fair play and sound quality
1 Dec 2009 Waiting for stronger growth in nuclear sector enviro demand
3 Nov 2009 Scott Wilson publishes confident pre-close statement for H1
24 Sep 2009 Scott Wilson & RSK winners in £3.36m Mersey tidal contract
24 Sep 2009 Best & worst performers in UK enviro consultancy named
14 Sep 2009 RSK opens Cardiff office
7 Sep 2009 Fair weather ahead for ecology consultancy
14 Aug 2009 RSK unveils 'cradle to grave' Japanese knotweed service
25 Jun 2009 RSK subsidiary opens testing lab
8 May 2009 Consultancies volunteer for pro bono scheme
27 Mar 2009 Environmental fees dropped in 2008, suggests consultancy survey
17 Feb 2009 Consultancies launch carbon calculators
21 Jan 2009 RSK launches renewable energy one-stop shop
2 Oct 2008 Environmental services M&A defies crunch
18 Jun 2008 RSK Group chairman wins business entrepreneur award
9 Jun 2008 RSK launches water consultancy business in a bid to break into water sector
7 Apr 2008 RSK gains accreditation for asbestos training
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