About LUC
is a private limited company registered in England (Reg No. 2549296), having its Registered Office at
43 Chalton Street,
London NW1 1JD.

12th Floor, Colston Tower,
Colston Street. Bristol

+44 (0)117 929 1997


43 Chalton Street,

+44 (0)20 7383 5784

28 Stafford Street,

+44 (0)131 202 1616


2 Mount Street
M2 5WQ

+44 (0)161 3026640

37 Otago Street,
G12 8JJ

+44 (0)141 334 9595

Lancaster Environment Centre
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YQ

+44 (0)1524 592 829

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LUC’s GIS & Visualisation team nominated for top national research award

We're pleased to announced that members of our GIS & Visualisation team are finalists in the Consultants Award category at the 2017 Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Research Excellence for our 'Night Blight: Mapping England's Light Pollution and Dark Skies' project. [...]

July 31st, 2017|General news|

LUC shortlisted at Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning

LUC is pleased to have been shortlisted for a prestigious award at this year’s Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning. In the Partnership category, our Scottish Marine Recreation and Tourism Survey project, carried out for the Scottish Government, has been [...]

July 27th, 2017|General news|

LUC on winning teams for three NLA Awards

LUC is delighted to have been on winning teams for three projects at the 2017 New London Architecture Awards. Our Design team worked with Haworth Tompkins Architects on a new Peabody housing scheme in Silchester, responsible for developing the masterplan for [...]

July 26th, 2017|General news, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design|

LUC holds Natural Capital and Ecosystems workshop in Lancaster

LUC's staff held an informal workshop with representatives from Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University and eftec (Economics for the Environment Consultancy) yesterday on the subject of Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services. Our Director of Strategic Development Jon Abbatt, Director of Planning Nick James, [...]

July 18th, 2017|General news|

LUC completes latest round of Sustainability Appraisal work for Braintree District Council

Our planning team recently completed the penultimate stage of Braintree District Council’s Sustainability Appraisal (SA) prior to Examination, which will be used to inform the development of the Braintree District Local Plan. Located in north Essex, Braintree is a predominantly [...]

LUC Associate Director speaks at Glasgow NOW Event

Our Associate Director of Landscape Architecture Duncan McLean recently presented at the Landscape Institute Scotland Reflections Series Event: Glasgow NOW. As part of an evening of presentations about some of the biggest regeneration and public realm projects happening right now [...]

July 5th, 2017|General news, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design|

LUC Associate to run workshop at RTPI Young Planners’ Conference

Our Associate Emma Luke is looking forward to running a workshop at this year's RTPI Young Planners' Conference. The RTPI Young Planners' conference will be held in Manchester and will welcome guest speakers over two days from 3-4 November 2017 at the [...]

July 4th, 2017|General news|

LUC’s GIS & Visualisation team gets creative with data mapping

In order to create a statement piece of art for our London office’s reception area, our GIS & Visualisation team took an artistic approach to visualising data by applying a consistent colour scheme across three different datasets, spanning the Greater [...]

June 30th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC begins work on an integrated Green Infrastructure and Landscape Sensitivity study for Leicestershire

Local authorities are in the process of preparing a non-statutory Strategic Growth Plan (SGP) for Leicester & Leicestershire. This will identify longer term proposals for housing and economic growth and will inform the preparation of local authorities’ Local Plans. The [...]

LUC provides ecology training to RSPB Scotland

LUC’s Director of Ecology, Steve Jackson-Matthews, was delighted to spend the day with RSPB Scotland staff and volunteers, providing training on ecological survey methods. Despite a typically rainy June day in Glasgow, delegates were in good spirits as they arrived [...]

June 28th, 2017|General news, Ecology|