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

Bristol
12th Floor, Colston Tower,
Colston Street. Bristol
BS1 4XE

+44 (0)117 929 1997
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London
43 Chalton Street,
London
NW1 1JD

+44 (0)20 7383 5784
london@landuse.co.uk

Edinburgh
28 Stafford Street,
Edinburgh
EH3 7BD

+44 (0)131 202 1616
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Manchester
2 Mount Street
Manchester
M2 5WQ

+44 (0)161 3026640
manchester@landuse.co.uk

Glasgow
37 Otago Street,
Glasgow
G12 8JJ

+44 (0)141 334 9595
glasgow@landuse.co.uk

Lancaster Environment Centre
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YQ

+44 (0)1524 592 829
lancaster@landuse.co.uk

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London Wildlife Trust awarded Heritage Lottery funding after LUC masterplan

Our London office’s most local nature reserve has been awarded with heritage lottery funding after some input from our Landscape Design team. London Wildlife Trust (LWT), who has managed the site since its inception in 1985, has been awarded £1,025,300 [...]

April 25th, 2017|Urban Design, Education & Leisure, Heritage & Environment|

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|Heritage & Environment|

Housing White Paper introduces new approach to great crested newt licensing

Natural England to roll-out Woking pilot across England Natural England (NE) is to implement a new strategic approach to great crested newt (GCN) licensing, which aims to achieve better outcomes for GCN conservation whilst streamlining the process for housing developers. [...]

February 28th, 2017|Development Planning, Ecology, Heritage & Environment|

LUC Associate Director to speak at Planning For Housing conference

Our Associate Director of Planning Sarah Young will be speaking at the upcoming Planning For Housing conference in Manchester, hosted by Planning Resource. The event on Tuesday 28 March 2017 will see Sarah speaking about Green Belt reviews with members from the City [...]

Two LUC projects awarded Heritage Lottery Fund grants

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Big Lottery Fund have announced a total of more than £33m of grants for improvements and restoration work to 13 public parks in the UK, including two projects that we are proud to be [...]

February 7th, 2017|Landscape Management, Heritage & Environment|

LUC Directors deliver Natural England training day

Our Landscape Planning Director Kate Ahern and Associate Director Rebecca Knight recently spent an engaging day in Worcester discussing and debating techniques for assessing landscape sensitivity and capacity with Natural England (NE) staff. NE has undertaken a strategic shift towards [...]

December 5th, 2016|Landscape & Seascape Assessment, 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 [...]