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LUC to produce landscape permeability maps for Cranborne Chase + Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership

LUC is excited to begin working with the Cranborne Chase + Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership to identify and map existing semi-natural habitats within the Landscape Partnership area and identify priority areas and habitats for restoration, improvement and creation. The Cranborne [...]

2018-01-24T15:33:54+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Ecology, General news|

Season’s greetings! Take a look back over 2017 at LUC

Season's greetings from LUC! 2017 has been a great year. In May, we opened an office in the Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University which would become the base for our new Director of Strategic Development Jon Abbatt. Jon joined the company to [...]

2017-12-15T09:58:19+00:00 December 14th, 2017|General news|

LUC scoops up a Barnet Architecture Award for Avenue House

LUC's Landscape Design team is celebrating a win at this year's Barnet Architecture Awards – a scheme that recognises and rewards excellence in buildings and open spaces in the Barnet area of London. Our landscape architecture work on the restoration of [...]

2018-01-19T09:28:35+00:00 December 12th, 2017|General news, Landscape Design|

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 [...]

2018-01-24T15:35:12+00:00 December 8th, 2017|General news|

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 [...]

2018-01-19T09:29:10+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Development Planning, General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

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 Planning & 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|General news, Landscape Design|

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, Historic 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|