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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|

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 [...]

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 wins bid to complete Cannock Chase State of the AONB report

LUC has been appointed to complete the 2018 State of the AONB Report for the Cannock Chase AONB in Staffordshire. This project will involve close collaboration between our Landscape Planning and GIS & Visualisation colleagues to produce a comprehensive evidence [...]

2018-06-22T11:52:22+00:00 June 21st, 2018|General news, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

LUC landscape and seascape planner to speak at Landscape Institute South West AGM

LUC's Associate Landscape & Seascape Planner, Sally Marshall, is speaking at the Landscape Institute South West's AGM and CPD in Bath today. Sally will be bringing the topic of landscape and seascape character assessment and sensitivity studies to attendees, using [...]

2018-04-27T16:19:46+00:00 April 25th, 2018|General news, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

LUC to produce Isle of Wight Settlement Coalescence Study

LUC’s Planning and Landscape Planning teams are working together on a settlement coalescence study, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council. We recently won the commission to carry out an assessment of settlement coalescence sensitivity within the Isle of [...]

LUC to complete the National Seascape Character Assessment for England

LUC is excited to be working once again with the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to complete the National Seascape Character Assessment for England. We have been working with the MMO since 2012 to undertake Seascape Assessments region by region, to [...]

2018-03-14T16:44:25+00:00 March 14th, 2018|General news, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

Meet our talented new Glasgow staff

We've recently welcomed four new members to our expanding Glasgow team across many areas of the company. Find our more about their experience, expertise and how they can support your projects below. David Ferguson: Principal Landscape Planner David is [...]

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 [...]

2018-02-12T10:39:26+00:00 February 12th, 2018|General news, Historic Environment, Landscape Planning & Assessment|

Brechfa Forest West wind farm generates first power

An onshore wind farm in Wales, the 57.4MW Brechfa Forest West wind farm, has generated its first power after LUC helped secure consent for the site in 2013. LUC inputted to the siting and design of this Nationally Significant Infrastructure [...]