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

Energy & Infrastructure


Lynton to Barnstaple Railway EIA

Lynton to Barnstaple Railway EIA. When Lynton & Barnstable Railway Trust wanted to reinstate 4.4 miles of active track, we were appointed by its representatives, Geo & Co, to provide ecological, landscape design, planning and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services to support the planning proposals. The railway lies within the western part of Exmoor National [...]

Interactive Mapping

Your entire area on your desktop or smartphone. An interactive map allows you or your audience to explore geographic data in a meaningful and effective way. We draw on open source technology and Mappetizer software to create fully functional online maps that people really enjoy using. Using interactive features in web-based GIS maps mean that [...]

Green Belt Reviews

The need for up-to-date local plans, combined with the housing growth agenda and government reinforcement of Green Belt policy, means local authorities are actively reviewing their green belts. Our involvement in Green Belt policy development and review is unparalleled. In 1993 we undertook a Green Belt and Metropolitan Open Land (MOL) study for the London [...]

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 [...]

Advice to the Water Industry

Keeping the water industry flowing and natural habitats thriving Scottish Water’s operations cover the length and breadth of the country, ranging from water treatment facilities to planning and developing new infrastructure. Since much of the Scottish Water asset network is located in a rural setting, its relationship with the natural environment can be complex. We’ve [...]

A9 Dualling Ecology Support

Major infrastructure that respects protected species and habitats The A9 Dualling project represents £3 billion worth of investment in Scotland’s transport infrastructure.  The project, which will see the dualling of a major spine road from Perth to Inverness, passes through some of Scotland’s most sensitive landscape and habitat features, and so requires careful consideration of [...]

3D Modelling and Animation

See your landscapes and proposals from every angle Our 3D specialists use industry-leading 3D modelling software to model 3D environments and create animations. The results can take the shape of anything from walk-throughs or fly-throughs of proposed developments, to animations that highlight changes to a landscape over a period of time. We typically create our [...]

Transport infrastructure

Navigating the land for major transport developments. The effect of major transport projects on the environment is a contentious area. With experience in design, environmental impact assessment and mitigation solutions, as well as reviews and expert evidence for public local inquiry, examination and select committee, we’re known for our commitment to promoting beneficial, cost-effective and [...]

Landscape Character Assessment

The first step in understanding your area. Assessing the existing character of the landscape is an important first step in managing change. Our expertise extends from the 1980s, when we were involved in developing the technique of landscape character assessment (LCA) as the foundations for the Countryside Commission’s first guidance. Since then, we have revised [...]