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
bristol@landuse.co.uk

 

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
edinburgh@landuse.co.uk

 

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

Education & Leisure

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Planning and Design for School Estates

Navigating the planning system for independent and state schools. There are increasing challenges thrown up by the planning system, creating tight constraints which make it difficult for many schools to grow, update and adapt their facilities. LUC advises on how to navigate these challenges in the most cost-effective and timely way, securing planning permission even [...]

Photomontage and Photography

Photorealistic 3D visualisations of any development proposal you can plan for. The level of detail you require for the visual representation of your site and proposed development depends upon the purpose. We can cater for every need. Our 3D team achieves remarkable accuracy across the full range of visualisation: a simple wireframe image to indicate [...]

Oxford Brookes University

A multiple-award-winning public realm. The £134m redevelopment of Oxford Brookes University’s Headington Campus embodies the spirit of the university’s transformative ‘Space to Think’ initiative. We were appointed to design the public realm following a limited competition. Working as part of the masterplanning team, we were faced with incoherent, straight-jacketed architecture, poor legibility and outdoor space, [...]

Kensington Gardens Tree Strategy

A strategy for Kensington Gardens’ 3,400 trees Kensington Gardens’ 3,400 trees form a well-structured pattern, established since the 1720s. They provide sanctuary for wildlife, plus spiritual refuge and quiet enjoyment for several million visitors each year. To many, the trees are part of the essential makeup and character of the gardens, photographed and shared as [...]

Isabella Plantation

Improving access and usability within Richmond Park The Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park includes spectacular woodland gardens, particularly in the late spring when the gardens are a multi-coloured mass of flowering azaleas and rhododendrons. As with all manmade elements, the time came when the existing road surfaces, pathways and other amenities needed upgrading. We were [...]

Health and Wellbeing Planning and Design

Planning was originally borne out of public health legislation and recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in the health benefits of good planning and design. Our planners have been engaged in ‘health checking’ planning policies, and developing policy responses to fast food takeaways.  We also consider health as an important element of sustainability [...]

Graphic Design

Where contextual understanding matters as much as design skills Thoughtful graphic design helps to get your message across quickly and effectively. We use a range of software programs to visualise often complex designs, ideas and concepts. It’s a critical skill in securing the approval of plans by relevant authorities. Our graphic design team develops eye-catching and [...]

GIS mapping and data analysis

Using data to make better decisions. Mapping, underpinned by geographic information systems (GIS), is an integral part of most of our work. Our maps communicate complex data clearly and effectively, are extremely accurate and feature a professional cartographic finish. Our GIS mapping and analysis specialists all have environmental backgrounds, a blend of skills that means [...]

Century Park, Shanghai

Masterplanning a new public park to see China into the 21st century. Following an international design competition for a new park that would form the centrepiece of Shanghai’s financial district, Pudong, we were appointed masterplanner for the realisation of the concept. The design includes major new landforms and bodies of water to ameliorate Shanghai’s occasionally [...]

Enabling improvements at Benenden School

Planning and preservation in a Grade II registered historic park. As one of the country’s leading independent girls’ schools, Benenden School faces a unique challenge in providing the latest facilities while honouring and preserving its 85 hectares of Grade II registered historic park and gardens, one of its most important assets. Planning advice We assisted [...]