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 Director to speak at Scottish Natural Heritage conference

Our Director of Planning Nick James is looking forward to speaking at Scottish Natural Heritage's Sharing Good Practice conference tomorrow. The conference theme is ‘Cherished Places – Making the most of your local landscape designation’ and will take place at Battleby [...]

August 30th, 2017|General news, Heritage & Environment|

LUC wins four RIBA National awards

Following on from our recent success at the regional RIBA London and RIBA South West awards, we are pleased to announce four of our projects have won national awards for the following project Silchester, Latimer Road – Haworth Tompkins Cedars [...]

LUC’s planning team secures consent for school projects

LUC’s award winning planning team secured consent for several school projects recently – the new Chart Wood School in Dorking and extensions to St Bede’s School in Redhill for Surrey County Council and a new Sports Centre for King Edward’s [...]

August 22nd, 2017|General news, Development Planning, Education & Leisure|

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|