Rebecca Knight

Rebecca KnightSee my linked-in profile
Director of Landscape Planning

+44 (0)20 7383 8442

Rebecca joined LUC in 2001. She is a chartered landscape architect with 20 years’ postgraduate experience in landscape architecture and planning.

Her special areas of expertise include landscape, townscape and visual impact assessment, including visualisations; preparation of evidence for public inquiry; advice on mitigation and design; development of methodologies in character assessment in both rural and urban environments; application of character assessment; and management of designated landscapes and views. A number of her projects have won awards or commendations.

Rebecca regularly provides advice and training on landscape issues.  She has provided training to Natural England, renewable energy developers and the Planning Inspectorate. She is author of the landscape and visual impact assessment chapter for the 3rd Edition of Morris and Therivel’s Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment (published by Routledge) and Residential Visual Amenity Assessment in EIA (published by the Environmentalist Online July 2012).

Outside work: Rebecca is a keen violinist and has performed with various orchestras in London.

  • Landscape evidence and expert witness
  • Landscape/ townscape character assessment
  • Landscape capacity and sensitivity
  • Landscape/ townscape and visual impact assessment
  • Mitigation and design advice
  • Managing protected landscapes and views
  • Landscape planning advice and training
  • Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
  • BSc (Hons) Biology, University of Bristol
  • Diploma Landscape Architecture, University of Sheffield
  • MA Landscape Design, University of Sheffield