RPS Group plc (LSE: RPS) is a major UK-based environmental and planning consultancy.

It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

The company was founded by Michael A B Boddington in April 1972 as an environmental planning practice.

Michael Boddington was Chief Executive until 1982, when the failure of the Saudi Shobokshi Group to pay outstanding accounts forced a change of ownership.

It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1987.

In the 1990's it expanded into Scotland and Ireland.

More recently it has expanded into Europe and Australia.

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