RSK Education Services

RSK / CS2 Chartered Surveyors / ROC / Cognica Stand: 616

Our effective risk-based approaches and condition monitoring help identify and prioritise those buildings in need of refurbishment to maximise efficiency and address value for money.

Architecture design management and interior design

  • Integrated design solutions, supporting the full RIBA plan of work, including concept design, planning, detailed design, access statements and building regulation compliance
  • New-build, refurbishment and fit-out projects
  • Space planning and interior design, including furniture specification and design
  • BREEAM design stage assessments and BREEAM non-domestic refurbishment
  • Design advice concerning sound insulation, ambient noise levels and room acoustic design in compliance with Building Bulletin 93
  • Adoption of building information modelling (BIM) approach for building compliance

 

Planning and landscape architecture

  • Local government planning and pre-planning advice, stakeholder engagement, public and community consultation and planning applications
  • Pre-planning and planning strategy advice for hard and soft landscapes
  • BREEAM pre-assessments to support planning
  • Landscape masterplanning and detailed design, including for restoration and blue-green infrastructure solutions
  • Landscape and visual impact assessment (LVIA) and landscape character assessment (LCA)
  • Urban Greening Factor (UGF) and Building with Nature (BwN) assessments

Project management and cost management

  • Project management, procurement, compliance, contract administration and clerk of works services
  • Applications for funding requirements and negotiation of contractor’s proposals
  • Life cycle cost analysis, best value advice and value engineering
  • Detailed cost planning and project cost control, with risk management approach

Environmental surveys, assessments, certification and mitigation

  • A full range of environmental surveys and mitigation, including air quality, arboricultural, archaeology, asbestos, building condition, detailed measured building, drainage CCTV, ecological, flood risk, heritage, intrusive geotechnical and geoenvironmental, mechanical and electrical stages 1 and 2, noise and acoustic, structural stage and transport
  • Environmental information reports, environmental statements, non-technical summaries
  • Flood risk assessment, mitigation and adaptive measures
  • Contaminated land risk assessment and remediation, including ground gas risk assessment, groundwater monitoring and adaptive measures
  • Topographical surveys, geophysical surveys, ground quality assessments and associated remediation contracting on brownfield land
  • Utility easements and constraints identification, including ground penetrating radar (GPR) services, for utility requirements to PAS 128 survey category B.

Civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering

  • Sustainable long-term building and engineering solutions design (mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) for education facilities
  • Building Bulletin 101 guidance and design, including overheating assessments
  • Structural engineering and civil engineering design, including structural survey investigation, inspections and condition surveying
  • Drainage design and assessment of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS), including below-ground drainage
  • Daylight and sunlight consultancy, modelling and analysis, working to BREEAM and WELL standards

Building surveying, inspections and investigation services

  • Building and site condition assessments and repair
  • Planned maintenance, stock condition and building surveys
  • Guidance on site locality, party wall and boundary considerations
  • Materials investigation, consultancy and procurement advice
  • Air leakage consultancy and ventilation performance monitoring

Transport planning and design

  • Transport travel plans, strategy and car parking assessments
  • Traffic and transport assessments and emissions heat mapping
  • Earthworks design and optimisation for hard landscapes
  • In-situ testing and slope stabilisation design
  • Highway groundworks and highway consents

Renewable energy and zero-carbon consultancy

  • Renewable energy feasibility and development, including ground-source, solar, water, wind, green hydrogen, energy storage, hybrid and grid-related technologies
  •  Net-zero-carbon consultancy, energy auditing, low energy and low-carbon-impact design
  • Life cycle carbon assessment (LCA) and product carbon footprinting (ISO 14044, PAS 2050)

Biodiversity, habitat and nature-based solutions

  • Nature-based solutions, including green and blue infrastructure, e.g., bioswales, green roofs and walls and bug-hotel building, protected species, surveys, translocation management, fencing and habitat regulations assessment (HRA)
  • Biodiversity policy, integrated landscape, biodiversity net gain (BNG) calculations and enhancements, natural capital assessment (NCA) and accounting
  • Habitat management and maintenance, including invasive species and vegetation clearance

Fire, safety, health and wellbeing

  • Principal Designer services and Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) advisory services
  • Asbestos surveys, compliance management, monitoring, remedial and emergency work
  • Waste and materials advice and integrated waste solutions]
  • Noise, air and vibration measuring, monitoring, modelling, management and compliance
  •  Air quality baseline surveys, predictive modelling and consents
  • Health and safety risk, strategy and planning, including fire risk assessment

Building information and digitalisation

  • Project handover documentation and asset management solutions
  • Building handover information with complete operations and maintenance manual service]
  • Rich point-cloud survey scan for 3D projection of indoor and outdoor spaces, for precise maintenance or fit-out purposes
  • Technical authoring services and document management system consultancy

 

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