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How dark are our skies?

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has launched ‘NightBlight’ today, the most detailed interactive maps of England’s light pollution and dark skies ever created for Britain. LUC created the maps, analysing the latest available satellite data to create interactive maps [...]

LUC interviewed in webcast about Scottish marine survey

LUC Director of Planning Nick James was interviewed last week about our work on Scotland’s first national survey of marine recreation and tourism around the coast. The survey, which LUC carried out in 2015, was commissioned by Marine Scotland, a [...]

LUC on winning team for Rochester Riverside development

We are pleased to be on the winning team selected to deliver Rochester Riverside, an ambitious 74-acre regeneration project in Medway. A competition was held and the developer-led team of Countryside Properties and The Hyde Group were chosen to deliver [...]

LUC appointed to deliver University of Durham masterplan

LUC has been recently appointed as part of a team led by architects FaulknerBrown to produce a master plan to guide the University of Durham's ambitious plans for growth and renewal. The plan will meet the significant challenges posed by [...]

LUC publishes latest in series of guidance on new EIA Directive

There is just one year to go until the new EIA Directive (2014/52/EU) has to be transposed into UK legislation, regardless of the outcome of the ‘Brexit’ referendum. The new Directive seeks to ensure that ‘proportionate’ and high-quality EIAs are [...]

National Grid’s Landscape Enhancement Initiative scheme launched

LUC is excited to be supporting National Grid with their Landscape Enhancement Initiative (LEI) grant scheme which was launched last week. The LEI scheme forms an important part of National Grid’s Visual Impact Provision (VIP) project. This aims to provide [...]

2016-05-13T09:29:41+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Energy & Infrastructure, Landscape & Seascape Assessment|

Stonebridge School expansion granted planning permission

We are pleased that the proposed expansion of Stonebridge School has been granted planning permission and listed building consent. The development consists of expanding the School from 2-form to 3-form entry, creating 1.2ha of public open space and constructing a [...]

2016-05-12T11:33:29+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Development Planning, Education & Leisure|

LUC on shortlisted team for St Mary Redcliffe development

We are delighted that LUC is part of a team shortlisted in a design competition to develop St Mary Redcliffe church in Bristol. Competition entrants were asked to respond to the church’s vision for an integrated scheme, incorporating a range of [...]

Green Infrastructure Audit delivers greening measures in Clapham, London

Transport for London, in partnership with the This Is Clapham Business Improvement District and Growing Underground, have recently installed green roofs on refurbished entrance shafts to WWII bunkers beneath Clapham High Street. This is one example of the successful delivery [...]

2016-05-10T09:33:41+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Green Space & Public Realm, Urban Design|

LUC appointed to carry out important studies in Central Bedfordshire and Luton

LUC has recently been appointed by a consortium of local planning authorities to carry out two important studies. The first of these is a Green Belt study which will assess all Green Belt land within the Central Bedfordshire and Luton [...]