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LUC Environmental Planner speaks at Historic England seminar

Our Associate Environmental Planner Steven Orr spoke at a Historic England conference last week entitled “London: characterising the capital”. The seminar gathered, presented and discussed recent approaches made to characterising London’s historic landscape: describing, summarising and interpreting its great complexity [...]

March 24th, 2017|General news, Heritage & Environment|

How dark are our skies?

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has launched ‘NightBlight’ today, the most detailed interactive maps of England’s light pollution and dark skies ever created for Britain. LUC created the maps, analysing the latest available satellite data to create interactive maps [...]

LUC interviewed in webcast about Scottish marine survey

LUC Director of Planning Nick James was interviewed last week about our work on Scotland’s first national survey of marine recreation and tourism around the coast. The survey, which LUC carried out in 2015, was commissioned by Marine Scotland, a [...]

LUC appointed to deliver University of Durham masterplan

LUC has been recently appointed as part of a team led by architects FaulknerBrown to produce a master plan to guide the University of Durham's ambitious plans for growth and renewal. The plan will meet the significant challenges posed by [...]

LUC’s marine and coastal planning event

The second of LUC’s 50th anniversary events brought together key professionals from across the public and private sector to discuss the importance and potential of marine and coastal planning. Chaired by Nick Hilton, Director of Environmental Planning from LUC, speakers [...]

LUC hosts successful marine and coastal planning event in Bristol

Last week, as part of LUC’s 50th birthday celebrations, we hosted a marine and coastal planning event in our offices in central Bristol. We welcomed over 30 people for an interesting series of presentations on marine and coastal planning What [...]

LUC ecological clerks of works keeping projects on track

Often development programmes can’t avoid the most ecologically sensitive seasons.  Every developer has been there.  With a fresh planning consent in hand, contractors are commissioned to commence works, only to be thwarted by an obstinate blackbird nesting defiantly in the [...]

LUC publishes Ecological Survey and Mitigation Calendar

We are pleased to publish our new Ecological Survey and Mitigation Calendar, to help developers and contractors get to grips with the complex world of ecological survey. If you have a project beginning on site this year, now is the time to [...]

New national guidelines for bat surveys published

The Bat Conservation Trust published their updated ‘Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists – Good Practice Guidelines’ this month.  The new guidelines, which have been adopted by Natural England and Scottish Natural Heritage as best practice, represent an overhaul of existing [...]

Revolutionary approach to identifying Great Crested Newts

Great Crested Newts have long caused headaches for developers and contractors. A new approach in Woking may provide a solution. A recent pilot was completed within the Woking Council area which saw a series of eDNA surveys (which test for GCN [...]