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‘Brexit’ and EIA

With just two weeks to go until the EU referendum, and just under a year until the new Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive is transposed into UK law, we have been asking ourselves what would happen to EIA practice following [...]

June 9th, 2016|General news, EIA|

LUC publishes latest in series of guidance on new EIA Directive

There is just one year to go until the new EIA Directive (2014/52/EU) has to be transposed into UK legislation, regardless of the outcome of the ‘Brexit’ referendum. The new Directive seeks to ensure that ‘proportionate’ and high-quality EIAs are [...]

LUC to provide EIA Review for Braintree District Council

LUC has been appointed to provide an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) review and advice services to Braintree District Council in Essex. We will be reviewing the Environmental Statement submitted, in support of a large residential-led mixed use scheme comprising up [...]

April 19th, 2016|EIA, Development & Regeneration|

CIEEM updates approach to Ecological Impact Assessment

This month, the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) formally published their updated ‘Guidelines for Ecological Impact Assessment in the UK and Ireland’, marking 10 years since the first version of the document became available. Developers will be very [...]

LUC speaks at “8 Golden Minutes in Glasgow” event

LUC’s Kate Wigley spoke at a prestigious event held by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) entitled “8 Golden Minutes in Glasgow” last week. Kate has over 13 years’ experience in undertaking environmental impact assessments (EIAs) of energy [...]

LUC grows EIA team in Scotland

We are pleased to welcome two new members to our growing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) team in Scotland.  Nick Brown joins our EIA project management team as a Principal Environmental Planner, and Graham Cameron joins our Landscape and Seascape Assessment [...]

How can we meet housing targets without compromising our quality of life?

As part of our 50th birthday celebrations, on 10th February we are hosting an evening of quick-fire discussion on the challenge of the moment! Andrew Whitaker from the Home Builders Federation, Mick Mulhern from Park Royal Development Corporation, Helen Moore from [...]

EIA and Planning Application in for Housing-led Mixed Use Development

Our EIA support for major private sector developments continues with the submission of a planning application and supporting EIA for a site in Surrey. The proposed mixed use development comprises 1,800 homes and 40,000 m2 of commercial space as well [...]

December 17th, 2015|Development Planning, Ecology, EIA, Landscape Architecture|

Major Mixed Use Development granted planning consent

We are delighted that a major mixed-use development on Shoreditch High Street was consented last week. The development comprises a 30-storey tower with hotel, commercial space, retail and leisure facilities. Significant issues included those typically associated with high-rise tower schemes [...]

December 9th, 2015|Development Planning, EIA, Development & Regeneration|

Public realm at Basing View complete

We’re delighted that the public realm element of the Basing View redevelopment is complete, with the flagship combined John Lewis at Home and Waitrose store open on deadline for the Christmas shopping period. Basing View is a 18 hectare business [...]