Dan Walker

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Principal Landscape Planner


+44 (0)141 342 5377

Dan joined LUC in 2010. He’s a key team member managing landscape planning and landscape and visual impact assessment projects undertaken from our Glasgow and Edinburgh offices, which span the UK and overseas.

He has undertaken landscape and visual impact assessments (LVIAs) and cumulative landscape and visual impact assessments (CLVIAs) as part of environmental impact assessments (EIAs), including for mineral extraction projects, renewable energy generation projects, electricity transmission infrastructure, large-scale built development and harbour infrastructure.

Dan has extensive experience providing preliminary landscape and visual feasibility advice in relation to onshore wind energy developments; in routeing and assessing electricity transmission infrastructure in relation to landscape and visual matters; in preparing material on landscape and visual matters for public hearings and inquiries, including preparation of supplementary environmental information (SEI) and proofs of evidence; and in supporting LUC’s landscape expert witness at public inquiries.

Outside work: Dan is a keen cyclist, rock climber and snowboarder, with a passion for travelling the wilds of Scotland and beyond.

  • Landscape and visual impact assessment (LVIA)
  • Landscape expert witness support
  • Landscape / seascape / townscape character assessment
  • Feasibility and scoping
  • Landscape planning advice
  • Planning for renewables
  • Viewpoint photography for visualisations
  • Chartered Member of Landscape Institute (CMLI)
  • Committee Member of the Landscape Institute Scotland (LIS)
  • BSc (Hons) Landscape Architecture & Ecology, University of Sheffield
  • Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), University of Sheffield