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LUC celebrates anniversary of north of England offices with party

LUC celebrated the one year anniversary of opening offices in the north of England this month with a reception in Manchester with colleagues and clients. We enjoyed an evening in our Manchester office with drinks and canapes and lively conversation. [...]

2018-07-17T15:32:00+00:00 July 17th, 2018|General news|

Calverley Adventure Grounds wins Civic Voice Design Award

LUC is delighted that Calverley Adventure Grounds in Tunbridge Wells was announced as the winning project in the Public Realm Category at the Civic Voice Design Awards this year. LUC’s Director of Landscape Design, Jennette Emery-Wallis, oversaw the detailed design and installation [...]

2018-07-13T12:08:29+00:00 July 13th, 2018|General news, Landscape Design|

Brechfa Forest West Wind Farm wins Renewable Energy Project of the Year

LUC is delighted that Brechfa Forest West Wind Farm in Wales has won Renewable Energy project of the Year at the Business Green Leaders Awards, after being involved in the project for many years. The Brechfa Forest West Wind Farm [...]

LUC helps New Forest District Council with HRA of Local Plan

New Forest District Council has published the Proposed Submission draft of its Local Plan Part 1 for stakeholder consultation. The Local Plan sets out a strategy and policies for the use, development or protection of land and buildings in New [...]

2018-07-03T08:30:47+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

10 Fenchurch Avenue roof garden opens

LUC was delighted to attend the opening ceremony for a new roof garden at 10 Fenchurch Avenue in London. 10 Fenchurch Avenue is a new mixed-use office development located in the heart of London’s insurance district. Designed by Eric Parry [...]

2018-07-03T08:29:31+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|General news|

LUC’s Green Belt assessment work escalates

LUC's Planning team is pleased to have won multiple pieces of Green Belt assessment work recently. We have been commissioned to undertake Green Belt studies for the London Borough of Barnet and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. In addition we are continuing [...]

2018-07-02T09:54:42+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC secures planning consent for new Benenden School facilities

Planning consent has been granted for an important scheme to develop a new hall and music school at Benenden School in Kent. LUC has been working on the project for over a year, which involved an in depth pre-application planning [...]

2018-07-02T10:45:54+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Development Planning, General news|

Ecology survey season picks up pace

The Great British summer is well underway, which means we're in the thick of the annual ecology survey season (hurrah!). Across the UK, highly-caffeinated LUC ecologists are dangling from trees, hiding in bushes or lurking in grasslands in order to [...]

2018-06-28T09:40:56+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Ecology, General news|

Pylon removal project receives planning consent

A project to transform a nationally significant Dorset landscape is one step closer to being realised following a landmark decision by the local planning authority. Plans to replace a section of overhead electricity transmission line with underground cables in the [...]

2018-06-27T17:23:46+00:00 June 27th, 2018|General news, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

LUC landscape architects speak at European Healthcare Design 2018

LUC’s Director of Landscape Design, Richard Hannay, and Principal Landscape Architect, Alison King, spoke at this year’s European Healthcare Design conference at the Royal College of Physicians in London. LUC’s presentation “Healing Environment” was given in the Wolfson Theatre in a [...]

2018-06-25T09:59:53+00:00 June 25th, 2018|General news, Landscape Design|