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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 [...]

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|

LUC assists with landscape design and LVIA for Cairn Duhie Wind Farm

An appeal has been allowed and consent granted by Scottish Ministers for Cairn Duhie Wind Farm, which will have a generating capacity of up to 60MW. Landscape architects at LUC assisted RES with the successful design of the layout and prepared [...]

2017-10-17T12:16:05+00:00 October 17th, 2017|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC completes landscape evidence studies for Dartmoor National Park

Free roaming livestock are a feature of the upland landscape. Credit: LUC LUC’s Landscape Planning team has recently completed three linked landscape evidence studies for Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA), providing up-to-date landscape evidence to support the National Park’s [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:06+00:00 September 14th, 2017|General news, Landscape Planning & Assessment, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC completes latest round of Sustainability Appraisal work for Braintree District Council

Our planning team recently completed the penultimate stage of Braintree District Council’s Sustainability Appraisal (SA) prior to Examination, which will be used to inform the development of the Braintree District Local Plan. Located in north Essex, Braintree is a predominantly [...]

2017-07-06T17:23:16+00:00 July 6th, 2017|General news, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

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 [...]

LUC Associate Landscape Planner to speak at All-Energy conference

Our Associate Landscape Planner Paul Macrae is set to speak at the annual All-Energy conference in Glasgow next month - the UK’s largest renewable energy and low carbon energy event. Paul will be joining a stimulating panel discussion on the first [...]

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 [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:08+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Development Planning, Strategic Planning & Assessment|

LUC commissioned for Mourne Mountain Gateway Study

LUC has been commissioned by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and other partners to look at ways to develop visitor infrastructure for the sustainable enhancement of access from the town of Newcastle to the Mourne Mountains, foothills and forests, [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:08+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Strategic Planning & Assessment|