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LUC expert witnesses give evidence at Hulton Park call-in planning inquiry

Two LUC professionals contributed to the recent inquiry into Hulton Park in Bolton. The planning proposal is for restoration works to Hulton Park (a Registered Park and Garden) combined with a new 18-hole golf course and outline planning permission for residential [...]

2019-11-26T09:17:07+00:00November 20th, 2019|General news, Historic Environment, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

Two LUC projects shortlisted for Landscape Institute awards

We are delighted to have two projects shortlisted for Landscape Institute awards this year. Our projects are finalists in the Landscape Planning & Assessment category and the Enhancing Heritage and Culture category. Greater Manchester Landscape Character and Sensitivity Assessment This [...]

LUC supports planning application for Aldenham Reservoir nature retreat

LUC has prepared a Masterplan and Planning Statement to support a detailed planning application for a ‘nature retreat’ at Aldenham Reservoir. The site, near Elstree, is currently used for walking, fishing and sailing and is owned by Liberty Lake Leisure [...]

Planning consent granted for Tyntesfield Visitor Centre

Planning consent has been granted by North Somerset Council for a proposed new visitor centre at the National Trust's Tyntesfield. LUC worked alongside DHV Architects on the planning application for the new contemporary building at the Grade I listed property [...]

LUC develops masterplan for Beddington Park improvements

LUC developed a masterplan for improvements at Beddington Park after being commissioned by London Borough of Sutton. The works, which are now almost complete, have transformed the park and brought in many additional visitors. Beddington Park is a 58-hectare public [...]

Historic characterisation of Ramsgate report published by Historic England

Historic England has published LUC’s report “Historic Characterisation of Ramsgate”. The report supports the work of the Ramsgate Heritage Action Zone (HAZ). The HAZ programme is an initiative in which Historic England works together with local partners in places with a [...]

2019-11-29T15:52:15+00:00January 30th, 2019|General news, Historic Environment|

LUC scoops Landscape Institute award for Cassiobury Park restoration

LUC has picked up a Landscape Institute award for The Restoration of Cassiobury Park in Watford. We won in the Heritage and Conservation category. The £5m restored park in Watford opened to the public in 2017 after years of design [...]

LUC to lead on Penrith Vision Masterplan

LUC has been appointed by Eden District Council to lead on the Penrith Vision Masterplan in Cumbria. The aim of the project is to prepare an evidence based Strategic Masterplan that will provide a resolute case for how Eden District [...]

LUC seascape specialists to speak at Swedish marine planning workshop

Sally Marshall, Landscape/Seascape Planner, and Melissa Conway, Historic Environment Specialist, are delighted to have been invited to a workshop in Stockholm, Sweden on 12-13 February to discuss their extensive seascape experience. This includes Sally’s work on strategic-scale seascape character assessment to [...]

2019-11-13T15:40:22+00:00February 12th, 2018|General news, Historic Environment, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

LUC to produce coastal heritage interactive map for Historic England

LUC’s GIS & Visualisation and Historic Environment teams are to embark on a project which will identify areas in England where heritage is most at risk from coastal processes. The Coastal Risk and Priority Places project, funded by Historic England, centres on [...]

2019-11-29T14:43:59+00:00February 7th, 2018|General news, Historic Environment|

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