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LUC on double BALI National Landscape Award-winning project team

LUC is pleased to have worked alongside Talbot Farm Landscapes on a double BALI National Landscape Award-winning project this year. Talbot Farm Landscapes won a Principal award for 'Hyde Park Parade Ground Reinstatement Works' in the Regeneration Scheme Over £500k category. [...]

2017-12-07T10:31:50+00:00 December 7th, 2017|General news, Landscape Management|

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 Options Appraisal to improve financial sustainability for Cannock Chase AONB

Those organisations responsible for managing AONBs and discharging the responsibilities imposed upon them in the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 are – in common with other bodies managing public open space – mindful of the need to manage increased [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:07+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|General news, Landscape Management|

LUC Landscape Manager becomes Green Flag Award judge

We are delighted that our Consultant Landscape Manager Inez Williams has become a newly qualified Green Flag Award judge. The Green Flag Award scheme recognises and rewards the very best green spaces. The principles on which they judge entrants for [...]

2017-04-26T11:05:05+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Landscape Management|

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’s work with Parks and Open Space Strategies

Those with an interest in public parks, whether as land managers or users, are only too aware of the perilous state of the UK’s network of open spaces. These significant community assets, which contribute to public health, community integration and [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:08+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|General news, Landscape Management|

Two LUC projects awarded Heritage Lottery Fund grants

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Big Lottery Fund have announced a total of more than £33m of grants for improvements and restoration work to 13 public parks in the UK, including two projects that we are proud to be [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:08+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Historic Environment, Landscape Management|

LUC working with SPEN and SSEN to improve views in Scotland’s most valued landscapes

LUC is currently working for both of Scotland’s electricity transmission operators to deliver landscape enhancements to some of our most valued landscapes. The projects are part of a £500m initiative administered by Ofgem to positively enhance and mitigate the visual impact [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:14+00:00 November 15th, 2016|General news, Landscape Management|

LUC conducts surveys in preparation for Winter Wonderland

LUC and their Landscape Management team have compiled a pre-event condition survey on the Parade Ground in Hyde Park. The survey was completed on behalf of The Royal Parks in preparation for its impressive winter event Winter Wonderland which is open [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:15+00:00 October 25th, 2016|General news, Landscape Management|

Canna renewable energy project gains planning consent

We are pleased that the Canna Renewable Energy and Electrification Project has been given the go-ahead by the local council and will now move on to the next phase. LUC was commissioned by the Isle of Canna Community Development Trust [...]