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LUC’s National Seascape Character Assessment for England published

We are delighted that our National Seascape Character Assessment reports and map for England have been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). LUC has been working with the MMO since 2012 to undertake Seascape Assessments region by region, to [...]

2019-01-18T17:15:04+00:00 October 26th, 2018|General news, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

LUC Board Director elected as Landscape Institute’s Chair of the College of Fellows

LUC is delighted that our Board Director for Landscape Design, Adrian Wikeley, has been elected as the Landscape Institute's Chair of the College of Fellows. Adrian took took over from Paj Valley FLI and assumed the position on 1 September 2018 after [...]

2019-01-18T17:19:09+00:00 October 19th, 2018|General news, Landscape Design|

LUC co-hosts IEMA World Café session on EIA

LUC's Glasgow-based Planning team took part in a collaborative World Café Event hosted by IEMA Scotland West Steering group yesterday, inviting discussion on Cumulative Assessment Methodologies in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). Our Director of Environmental Planning,  Joanna Wright, helped facilitate [...]

2019-01-18T17:23:35+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Environmental Impact Assessment, General news|

Temperate House Precinct Project shortlisted for Heritage Project of the Year

The Temperate House Precinct Project at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is shortlisted for the Heritage Project of the Year at the AJ Architecture Awards. The grade I listed building, designed by Decimus Burton and built in 1859-1863, is the [...]

2019-01-18T17:27:14+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Ecology, General news, Landscape Design|

LUC produces EIA Report for Glendye Wind Farm application for consent

LUC’s Glasgow based environmental planning team has recently produced an EIA Report for the Glendye Wind Farm on behalf of Glendye Wind Farm Ltd (a joint venture partnership between Coriolis Energy Ltd (CELT) and ESB Wind Development Ltd (ESB)) to [...]

LUC helps secure consent for Polquhairn Wind Farm

LUC is delighted to have supported Brookfield Renewable UK Limited (BRUK) in securing consent to develop a new wind farm in East Ayrshire. Polquhairn Wind Farm will have the capacity of 22.5 MW, comprising nine turbines with a generating life [...]

2019-01-21T12:05:53+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|General news, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

LUC Landscape Manager wins 30 Under 30 Award

The Pro Landscaper 30 Under 30: The Next Generation 2018 winners have been revealed and we are delighted to announce that our landscape Manager, Inez Williams, is amongst the recipients of the awards. The awards celebrate exceptionally talented people across [...]

2019-01-21T12:07:17+00:00 October 1st, 2018|General news, Landscape Management|

Woodside, Firhill & Hamiltonhill Development Framework wins Living Waterways Award

LUC is thrilled to have won a Living Waterways Award this year for our Glasgow canal masterplanning project – Woodside, Firhill & Hamiltonhill Development Framework. The awards are organised by the Canal & River Trust and our project was recognised in the Engaging [...]

2019-01-21T12:08:35+00:00 September 26th, 2018|General news, Urban Design & Masterplanning|

LUC staff win charity Buccleuch Property Challenge

Team LUC finished the Buccleuch Property Challenge victoriously after six hours of mountain biking, fell running, orienteering and kayaking this month. Kate, Dan and Joe from our Glasgow office won the race in the mixed team category and came second overall. [...]

2018-09-25T10:10:53+00:00 September 24th, 2018|General news|

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|