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LUC’s planning team secures consent for school projects

LUC’s award winning planning team secured consent for several school projects recently – the new Chart Wood School in Dorking and extensions to St Bede’s School in Redhill for Surrey County Council and a new Sports Centre for King Edward’s [...]

2017-08-22T15:35:46+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Development Planning, Education & Leisure, General news|

LUC begins work on an integrated Green Infrastructure and Landscape Sensitivity study for Leicestershire

Local authorities are in the process of preparing a non-statutory Strategic Growth Plan (SGP) for Leicester & Leicestershire. This will identify longer term proposals for housing and economic growth and will inform the preparation of local authorities’ Local Plans. The [...]

LUC Planners to exhibit at ISBA Annual Conference

LUC is pleased to be exhibiting at the Independent Schools’ Bursars Association (ISBA) Annual Conference at the Manchester Central Convention Complex on 17th and 18th May 2017. Planning Director Jon Grantham, Landscape Director Adrian Wikeley, and Principal Planner Rob Schofield will be attending. The [...]

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham: engaging with faith groups and planning for faith facilities

LUC is pleased to be working with CAG Consultants on a study of local faith groups and faith facilities on behalf of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, an east London borough with a rapidly growing population. Similar to [...]

2017-11-22T17:48:42+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Development & Regeneration, Development Planning, Education & Leisure|

LUC Planner to speak at Scottish Renewables seminar

Our Principal Planner Nick Brown is excited to be speaking at Scottish Renewables’ seminar entitled Feasibility and Site Selection: Electricity Storage tomorrow at The Studio in Glasgow. The CPD event will discuss the role that electricity storage is likely to [...]

Housing White Paper introduces new approach to great crested newt licensing

Natural England to roll-out Woking pilot across England Natural England (NE) is to implement a new strategic approach to great crested newt (GCN) licensing, which aims to achieve better outcomes for GCN conservation whilst streamlining the process for housing developers. [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:08+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Development Planning, Ecology, Heritage & Environment|

LUC Associate Director to speak at Planning For Housing conference

Our Associate Director of Planning Sarah Young will be speaking at the upcoming Planning For Housing conference in Manchester, hosted by Planning Resource. The event on Tuesday 28 March 2017 will see Sarah speaking about Green Belt reviews with members from the City [...]

LUC produces canal development plans for Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Council’s Regeneration and the Economy Committee last week considered a report by LUC on the Canal Hamiltonhill Development Framework, which will form the basis for the ongoing redevelopment of the stretch of the canal corridor between Applecross Basin and Firhill [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:09+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Development Planning, General news|

Stonebridge School expansion granted planning permission

We are pleased that the proposed expansion of Stonebridge School has been granted planning permission and listed building consent. The development consists of expanding the School from 2-form to 3-form entry, creating 1.2ha of public open space and constructing a [...]

2016-05-12T11:33:29+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Development Planning, Education & Leisure|

LUC to create sports facilities for St. Davids School

We are pleased to have secured consent for an all-weather playing field at St David’s School in Purley, London. LUC led the negotiations with Croydon Council, coordinated the application and prepared the planning statement. We helped ensure that the scheme [...]

2016-05-03T11:13:43+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Development Planning, Education & Leisure|