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RPS Group Plc

Contact Clare Thomas
(Communications Manager)
20 Western Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, OX14 4SH, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Tel: 01235 863206
Company Background

Founded in 1970, RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people that defines, designs and manages projects that create shared value for a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Operating in 125 countries across six continents, RPS delivers a broad range of services in six sectors: property, energy, transport, water, resources and defence & government services. RPS stands out for its clients by using its deep expertise to solve problems that matter, making them easy to understand. Making complex easy.

UK branch offices


International offices


Global group staff 5600
Global environmental services staff 2460
Global environmental consulting staff 1810
UK group staff 2830
UK environmental services staff 1530
UK environmental consulting staff 1090
Work Area Details
  • Air quality
  • Climate change & energy
  • Contaminated site assessment/remediation
  • Ecological/wildlife services
  • Impact assessment
  • Environmental risk & due diligence
  • Environmental management & compliance
  • Environmental noise & vibration
  • Sustainability strategy & ESG
  • Waste management/circular economy
  • Water quality & resource management
  • Other services
  • Transport

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