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 ‘re-powering’ expertise helps optimise stalled windfarm sites

LUC’s experienced planning and landscape team is currently advising developer clients across the UK to help ‘re-power’ their consented windfarm sites. With onshore wind in the UK currently ineligible for funding under the current Contract for Difference (CfD), many consented, [...]

August 16th, 2017|General news|

Historic Environment and GIS team begin Historic Characterisation studies

Building on our ongoing consolidation of the Historic Seascape Characterisation (HSC) for Historic England, LUC has been commissioned to produce historic characterisations of Ramsgate and Weston-super-Mare land and their sea environs. Ramsgate and Weston-super-Mare are two of the first towns [...]

August 15th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation, Heritage & Environment|

£5 million restoration of Cassiobury Park complete

We're delighted that the £5million restoration at Cassiobury Park, Watford has completed on site, with a grand opening to the public by the Town Mayor on 1st July. This was the culmination of four years’ design work and construction management [...]

Ecology survey season is in full swing

Summer is here and LUC's ecologists are making the most of the (relatively) dry weather. It's another very busy survey season for us and, having grown our team earlier in the year, we're now servicing projects the length and breadth of the [...]

August 9th, 2017|General news, Ecology|

LUC provides expert witness on landscape at Dunsfold Park inquiry

LUC provided expert witness services at an inquiry into Dunsfold Park earlier this month to examine a proposal for the first planned village in Surrey for over a century. LUC provided expert witness services in relation to landscape and visual [...]

August 7th, 2017|General news|

LUC promotes 19 members of staff

We’re pleased to announce that 19 members of our talented workforce have been promoted this month. In our Planning, Appraisal and Assessment team, Sarah Young has been promoted to Director of Planning in LUC’s Bristol Office. Three staff have been [...]

August 1st, 2017|General news|

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|