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Max Norman

Many of us at LUC are keen hillwalkers and climbers so it was with great sadness that we learnt about the death of Max Norman following an avalanche in the mountains of Torridon in the north west of Scotland. Max [...]

July 30th, 2015|Landscape Architecture|

First ever study of green bridges published

LUC has completed the first ever worldwide study of research on green bridges, on behalf of Natural England. We found that green bridges are an effective way of linking wildlife across roads, which means they could become a key aspect [...]

Cnoc an Eas Wind Farm Planning Application Submitted

LUC has recently submitted a planning application to The Highland Council on behalf of developers Force 9 Energy for the 13 turbine Cnoc an Eas Wind Farm. Working in collaboration with a variety of specialist sub-consultants as well as internal [...]

July 28th, 2015|EIA, Energy & Infrastructure|

Abergorki Wind Farm granted planning permission

Abergorki Wind Farm was granted consent by Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council last week. The scheme comprises three turbines and will generate up to 9MW of electricity. LUC assisted the client, REG Windpower, in navigating the project through to [...]

July 16th, 2015|EIA, Energy & Infrastructure|

Muirhall South Wind Farm granted planning on appeal

Muirhall South Wind Farm in South Lanarkshire has been granted planning permission on appeal. LUC provided Further Environmental Information and landscape expert witness services in regard to the Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) chapter of the Environmental Statement (ES) [...]

Kennoxhead Wind Farm gains consent

PNE Wind UK has received planning consent from the Scottish Government for the 64.6MW Kennoxhead wind farm in South Lanarkshire. LUC advised PNE Wind from the preliminary landscape and visual feasibility stage right through to the completion of the LVIA [...]

New LUC Associate Directors and Associates

We are pleased to announce that we have promoted two of our Associates to Associate Director, to reflect both their technical expertise and continued client dedication. Andrew Joynt has been promoted to Associate Director of Landscape Architecture. Andrew heads up [...]

July 7th, 2015|General news|

Solar PV Park granted planning permission

Collacott Solar PV Park, near Barnstaple, North Devon has been granted planning permission. LUC produced the LVIA and landscape mitigation plan for the 4.5MW scheme, which will cover an area of 8.5ha. The revised land use allows the landowner the [...]

LUC invests in new bat detection equipment

LUC is has recently invested in new specialist equipment to assist with night-time bat surveys. This will help us provide even more cost-effective and robust ecological support to our clients. Alongside traditional survey methods, we can now use a video [...]

July 6th, 2015|Ecology, Heritage & Environment|

Second phase of landscape works at Basing View complete

We are pleased that Basing View reached practical completion last week. Basing View is a 18 hectare business park which dates back to the 1970s. LUC’s transformation of the business park landscape has helped to modernise the site, providing a [...]