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West Dorset Landscape and Heritage Sensitivity study published

LUC's recent work on Landscape and Heritage Sensitivity in West Dorset and Weymouth and Portland Districts has now been published. The purpose of this project was to support the West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland Local Plan Review, which will need [...]

2018-09-03T15:22:41+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|General news, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

Temperate House, Kew in running for Refurbishment Project of the Year

We are pleased to announce that the Temperate House at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has been shortlisted for a 2018 Building Award in the Refurbishment Project of the Year. The grade I listed building, designed by Decimus Burton and built [...]

2018-08-30T10:40:09+00:00 August 30th, 2018|General news, Landscape Design|

LUC’s Claypits Masterplan wins Scottish Design Award

LUC is delighted to have won an award for a masterplanning project at the Scottish Design Awards yesterday. The Claypits Masterplan project outlines the significant potential of the Glasgow canal as a connector between disadvantaged communities, to invigorate underutilised greenspace and [...]

2018-08-28T09:09:22+00:00 August 24th, 2018|General news, Urban Design & Masterplanning|

LUC selected to speak about Health and Wellbeing research

LUC is very proud to have been selected by an international double-blind jury to speak at the Healthy City Design 2018 International Congress, which is to be held in London in October with a theme of "Equity and resilience: Creating healthy [...]

2018-08-22T09:30:26+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|General news|

LUC canal regeneration project finalist for Living Waterways Awards 2018

LUC is delighted to be shortlisted for a Living Waterways Award this year for our Glasgow canal masterplanning project. The awards are organised by the Canal & River Trust. The project outlines the significant potential of the Glasgow canal as a [...]

2018-08-20T11:25:39+00:00 August 20th, 2018|General news, Urban Design & Masterplanning|

University of Northampton’s Waterside campus open for business

The transformation is virtually complete – three years of construction and six years of continuous LUC involvement and the University of Northampton’s new Waterside Campus is open for business. The £330m project has transformed 25 hectares of contaminated riverside from [...]

2018-08-28T15:21:10+00:00 August 16th, 2018|General news, Landscape Design|

Faith groups planning report published

A ground-breaking report on planning for faith communities in Barking & Dagenham has been published. The report, by CAG in conjunction with LUC, Dr Richard Gale (Cardiff University) and Dr Andrew Rogers (Roehampton University) provides a model for other local [...]

2018-08-15T12:05:05+00:00 August 15th, 2018|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

South Staffordshire Council formally adopts District Design Guide

We are pleased that South Staffordshire Council has formally adopted their District Design Guide as a Supplementary Planning Document. LUC prepared the District Design Guide for South Staffordshire Council, working with Tate Harmer Architects. The Council wished to maintain and [...]

2018-08-14T09:48:38+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Development Planning, General news|

LUC to sponsor and speak at Landscape Institute Valuing Landscapes conference

LUC is delighted to sponsor Valuing Landscape 2018, the Landscape Institute’s major international conference, which focuses on this crucial theme. Join us for two days of debate, discussion, bold thinking and creative ideas led by a world-class roster of UK [...]

2018-08-08T15:28:09+00:00 August 8th, 2018|General news, Landscape Design|

38 promotions made at LUC

LUC is delighted to announce that we have promoted 38 members of staff this year. The number of promotions in 2018 is double the average of previous years. Within our Landscape Design team, Mark Fisk and Ed Phillips are promoted to Directors [...]

2018-07-30T14:26:24+00:00 July 30th, 2018|General news|