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LUC Ecology secures multiple protected species licences

Autumn normally brings a welcome break for our ecology team, having spent spring and summer surveying development projects the length and breadth of the UK. This year, however, thanks to our growing team of protected species licenced consultants, we’re as busy [...]

November 1st, 2016|General news|

LUC Landscape Planner to speak at Ecosystem Services by Design conference

Our Associate Landscape Planner Sally Parker is excited to be involved in the forthcoming Ecosystem Services by Design conference on 18 November, organised by the Landscape Institute's East and South East branches alongside Cranfield University. Sally will be presenting a lecture entitled ‘An [...]

October 28th, 2016|General news|

LUC considers implications of Scottish Government EIA regulation changes

The Scottish Government's consultation on the new draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regulations will close at the end of this month. With just over six months until implementation, LUC has been considering the implications of the changes for our clients and [...]

October 27th, 2016|General news|

LUC to assess visual effects of HS2 proposals for National Trust

Our GIS & Visualisation team will shortly begin to prepare a number of ZTV (Zone of Theoretical Visibility) maps and Photomontages as part of an assessment to consider the potential visibility of High Speed 2 Rail route (HS2) proposals from The [...]

October 26th, 2016|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC conducts surveys in preparation for Winter Wonderland

LUC and their Landscape Management team have compiled a pre-event condition survey on the Parade Ground in Hyde Park. The survey was completed on behalf of The Royal Parks in preparation for its impressive winter event Winter Wonderland which is open [...]

October 25th, 2016|General news, Landscape Management|

Three LUC projects shortlisted for Landscape Institute Awards

This year’s Landscape Institute Awards shortlist has been announced and we are delighted to have three of our projects in the running for prizes. After our success last year at the Landscape Institute Awards – where we were highly commended for [...]

October 21st, 2016|General news|

LUC sponsors Royal Parks Half Marathon

LUC made a financial donation this month in support of the protection of hedgehogs in central London. The Royal Parks Foundation organised their annual half marathon on October 9, raising money to sustain London’s eight Royal Parks. We sponsored Nick Biddle, the Park [...]

October 20th, 2016|General news|

LUC Planning Directors join other consultants to issue response to Local Plan Expert Group’s recommendations

Two of LUC’s Planning Directors, Jeremy Owen and Taran Livingston, have joined a number of other consultants in issuing a robust response to criticisms of Sustainability Appraisal (SA)/Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in a report by the Local Plan Expert Group [...]

October 19th, 2016|General news|

LUC reaches milestone for environmental statement reviews

The number of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Environmental Statements (ESs) independently reviewed by LUC on behalf of local authorities has recently topped 150. This work, which we have undertaken for the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Lewisham, Redbridge, Hackney, Braintree District [...]

October 18th, 2016|General news|

LUC contributes to Rethinking the Urban Landscape exhibition

LUC is proud to have contributed towards a Landscape Institute exhibition that is being displayed across cities and towns in Scotland. The ‘Rethinking the Urban Landscape’ exhibition was first held at the Building Centre in London in 2015 and argues [...]

October 13th, 2016|General news|