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LUC completes tranquillity mapping of the Scottish Central Belt

LUC has recently completed a Tranquillity and Visual Intrusion Assessment as part of the Edinburgh Airport Airspace Change Programme application to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The CAA Guidance on the airspace change process highlights the importance of tranquillity and [...]

2017-12-08T10:32:37+00:00 December 8th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|

LUC on double BALI National Landscape Award-winning project team

LUC is pleased to have worked alongside Talbot Farm Landscapes on a double BALI National Landscape Award-winning project this year. Talbot Farm Landscapes won a Principal award for 'Hyde Park Parade Ground Reinstatement Works' in the Regeneration Scheme Over £500k category. [...]

2017-12-07T10:31:50+00:00 December 7th, 2017|General news, Landscape Management|

LUC holds conference on barriers to housing in Greater Manchester

LUC held a conference at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce last week on the barriers to housing in Greater Manchester. We welcomed 67 developers, architects, local authorities, charities and academics to look at new models of housing development to ensure Greater [...]

2017-12-05T10:51:41+00:00 December 4th, 2017|General news|

LUC wins three Landscape Institute Awards

After our success at last year's Landscape Institute awards during our 50th anniversary year, LUC has gone on to win three more awards at this year's ceremony. During the ceremony at The Brewery in London last week, our Plymouth Landscape, [...]

2017-11-28T14:05:12+00:00 November 28th, 2017|General news, Landscape & Seascape Assessment|

LUC Landscape Architect presents findings of humanitarian research

Our Year Out Landscape Architect Rhys Jones, who is a recent University of Gloucestershire graduate, recently completed a talk with fellow landscape architects at consultancy Terra Firma on his dissertation research about the profession expanding into the humanitarian sector. Rhys’ research was on [...]

2017-11-23T11:56:24+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Development & Regeneration, General news, Landscape Architecture|

Introducing LUC’s historic environment service

What have we been up to? Over the last year, LUC has expanded its historic environment service. Building on the wide range of work we've undertaken in the sector over many years, including research, policy, guidance and historic landscape restoration, [...]

2017-11-22T11:52:09+00:00 October 25th, 2017|General news, Heritage & Environment|

Embracing the new EIA Regulations

As competent EIA experts, LUC staff are getting to grips with the new topic areas that have been introduced though the EIA Regulations implemented in May 2017: Whilst climate change is already an important environmental, social and economic policy concern, [...]

2017-11-22T11:53:26+00:00 October 24th, 2017|General news|

LUC shortlisted for two Landscape Institute awards

We are delighted to be recognised for our hard work by the Landscape Institute by having two of our projects shortlisted for awards this year. Our Plymouth Landscape, Seascape and Sensitivity Assessment, which was commended by RTPI South West earlier [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:06+00:00 October 20th, 2017|General news, Landscape & Seascape Assessment|

LUC developing Health and Wellbeing toolkit

Working with the landscape to release more of its power for good is essentially what everyone at LUC has been doing since we started over fifty years ago. Evidence of the benefits to health and wellbeing from physical activity and [...]

2017-10-25T13:14:56+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Education & Leisure, General news, Landscape Architecture|

LUC’s GIS team starts work on the TTTV Spatial Strategy

LUC has been commissioned to develop the Spatial Strategy for the 'Transforming the Trent Valley' (TTTV) partnership. TTTV, which evolved from The Central Rivers Initiative (CRI), is a broad based partnership representing key interest groups that are working together to [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:06+00:00 October 18th, 2017|General news, GIS & Visualisation|