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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|

LUC Director to speak at Planning for Climate Change conference

LUC’s Director of Planning, Sarah Young, is delighted to be a confirmed speaker at this year’s Planning for Climate Change conference, organised by Westminster Briefing. The conference, which is titled “Preparing, Adapting & Responding Locally” will provide a comprehensive overview of [...]

2018-07-24T12:18:28+00:00 July 24th, 2018|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

£1.1m Heritage Lottery Fund grant secured for Headstone Manor Park

Headstone Manor Park in London Borough of Harrow is to receive a £1.1m grant to rejuvenate the green space surrounding the moated Headstone Manor Museum. The 20ha public park was developed in the 1920s on a historic manor that dates [...]

2018-07-23T14:52:08+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|General news, Landscape Design|