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Hulton Park golf destination plans approved by Government

Peel L&P’s plans to create an international golf destination in Bolton capable of hosting the Ryder Cup have been approved by the Government. LUC provided expert witness services in relation to historic landscapes plus landscape and visual impacts, advising Peel [...]

2020-08-05T09:16:57+01:00August 5th, 2020|General news, Landscape Design, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

LUC secures IEMA EIA Quality Mark

We are proud to have once again retained our IEMA EIA Quality Mark. The Quality Mark recognises LUC for producing high-quality Environmental Statements and EIA Reports that comprehensively assess and communicate anticipated significant environmental effects of development projects. It shows [...]

2020-07-30T15:01:12+01:00July 30th, 2020|Environmental Impact Assessment, General news|

LUC delivers Green Belt Release webinar for local authorities

LUC hosted a successful webinar alongside Landmark Chambers last week on Green Belt Release, for local authorities and developers. The event looked at challenges that accommodating and promoting sustainable growth presents within and near Green Belts. The webinar – featuring [...]

2020-07-29T11:06:55+01:00July 29th, 2020|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC to review Kingston’s Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation

LUC's Ecologists are undertaking a review of Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINCs) in The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. The work will give Kingston Council up-to-date information on existing SINCs and recommendations on any revisions required to [...]

2020-07-27T11:51:18+01:00July 27th, 2020|Ecology, General news|

LUC Summer Newsletter 2020

A very warm welcome to this summer edition of the LUC newsletter. Like everyone else, we’ve all adopted new ways of working during the Covid-19 outbreak. Virtual meetings have become standard and our teams are continuing to innovate, finding new [...]

ARU Peterborough officially launches with LUC landscape design input

The £30 million university for Peterborough has officially launched, in collaboration with Anglia Ruskin University (ARU). LUC is developing the landscape masterplan and detailed design proposals for the new university, which has been rebranded ARU Peterborough. Working alongside Mace Group and MCW Architects, [...]

2020-07-20T14:46:08+01:00July 20th, 2020|General news, Landscape Design|

Green Recovery: Changes to the landscape

As our leaders begin to set out their plans to rebuild the country, public and political momentum has and continues to build behind calls for a ‘green recovery’ – one that places addressing the climate crisis at the center of [...]

2020-07-17T15:02:32+01:00July 17th, 2020|Publication|

Rochester Riverside named ‘Winner of Winners’ at Housing Design Awards 2020

We are thrilled that the Rochester Riverside Phase 1B residential scheme has been named 'Winner of Winners' at the 2020 Housing Design Awards – the top prize. The project also won in the 'Building for a Healthy Life' category. Working [...]

2020-07-17T09:33:26+01:00July 16th, 2020|General news, Landscape Design|

LUC starts contract to inform the new Environmental Land Management Scheme for England

LUC is working with Defra on a new contract to inform national agri-environment scheme policy and implementation. We will be conducting specific research and providing expertise on Beauty, Heritage and Engagement (BHE) with the natural environment. This is one of [...]

2020-07-16T14:31:07+01:00July 16th, 2020|General news, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

LUC develops interactive map showing designated heritage assets sensitive to coastal change

LUC has developed an interactive map for Historic England as part of a research project exploring risk levels posed by climate change on designated coastal heritage assets. The mapping is the key output of the project, which looked specifically at [...]

2020-07-16T09:51:06+01:00July 16th, 2020|General news, GIS & Visualisation, Historic Environment|

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