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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 finalist at RTPI planning awards

LUC is thrilled to be a finalist at this year’s RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence in the ‘Health and Wellbeing’ and ‘Plan Making Practice’ categories for a project undertaken on behalf of London Borough of Tower Hamlets – ‘Connecting Communities for [...]

2018-02-14T12:16:45+00:00 February 14th, 2018|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC Managing Director to speak at ‘protecting natural capital’ seminar

LUC's Managing Director, Jeremy Owen, is set to speak at a Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum seminar this week. The seminar, which will cover policy priorities for protecting natural capital in England and the role of a 25-year Environment Plan, [...]

2018-02-09T12:52:59+00:00 February 9th, 2018|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC updates Taunton Deane Green Infrastructure Strategy

Taunton Deane Borough Council has published its Green Infrastructure Strategy Update, produced by LUC. The Green Infrastructure (GI) Strategy updates the strategy we produced in 2009. Our update reviewed the evidence base and identified current priority projects for delivering a [...]

2018-02-06T10:26:46+00:00 February 6th, 2018|General news, Strategic 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 [...]

Collaboration will deliver the right homes in the right places

Greater collaboration between the public and private sectors is paramount to address the chronic shortage of affordable and sustainable housing in Greater Manchester. The region is facing an unprecedented crisis in the housing sector with city leaders arguing that Greater [...]

2018-01-30T13:40:46+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Development Planning, General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC Associate to speak at CIEEM Scotland Conference

Our Associate Steven Orr is set to speak at the upcoming annual CIEEM conference in Scotland. This year’s conference invites speakers to talk on topics around 'Wildlife tourism in Scotland: A wildlife destination or a destination for wildlife?' on 24 [...]

2018-01-12T10:13:08+00:00 January 12th, 2018|General news, Historic Environment, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC holds conference on barriers to housing in Greater Manchester

LUC held a conference at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce last week on the barriers to housing in Greater Manchester. We welcomed 67 developers, architects, local authorities, charities and academics to look at new models of housing development to ensure Greater [...]

2018-01-19T09:29:10+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Development Planning, General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC runs Environmental Statement Review seminar for London Boroughs

Last week our team of planners in London hosted a breakfast seminar on the Environmental Statement Review process, attended by representatives from eight London Boroughs. The popular seminar, which was held at Lumen URC last Thursday,  gave officers from the Councils the [...]

2018-01-19T09:29:35+00:00 November 20th, 2017|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

Tower Hamlets Local Plan nearing completion after LUC support

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets Local Plan is in the final stages of consultation after LUC provided support on the preparation of a comprehensive evidence base to ensure that healthy communities are delivered. Once adopted, the plan will be the [...]

2017-11-21T15:17:35+00:00 October 26th, 2017|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|