What we do

What we do 2018-06-28T14:19:08+00:00

LUC is an award-winning environmental consultancy providing planning, impact assessment, landscape design and ecology services to a wide range of public and private sector clients.

With a track record of over 50 years and a team of over 140 skilled professionals, we bring a passion for the environment and a determination to achieve sustainable development on behalf of our clients.

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovative thinking, successfully resolving even the most complex of issues. We care about the legacy we leave and hope to make a real difference through the work we do.

Our Values

  • Contribution – Making a difference to the world we live in
  • Innovation – Achieving excellence through creativity
  • Collaboration – Realising together we are stronger
  • Intelligence – Nurturing talented minds to deliver success
  • Professionalism – Demanding integrity and quality in all we do

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Landscape Design Service LUC
Masterplanning - Stakeholder engagement - Education - Healthcare - Historic landscapes - Housing - Commercial developments - Parks & greenspace - Play - Public realm
Strategic Planning & Assessment Service LUC
Local Plan evidence studies and policy formulation - Growth options studies - Policy and site assessments - SEA/Sustainability Appraisal - Habitats Regulations Assessment - Heritage Impact Assessment - Green Belt studies - Neighbourhood Planning - Public examination expert witness
Masterplanning for development - Research and strategy development - Development management - Feasibility studies - Stakeholder engagement - Planning applications - Expert Witness services - Discharge of planning conditions
Townscape appraisals - Development and infrastructure frameworks - Masterplanning - Public realm design - Urban parks - Community consultation
EIA project management - EIA screening and scoping advice - Environmental Statement/EIA report preparation - Environmental Statement/EIA report review - EIA training delivery - Expert Witness services
Landscape, townscape & seascape character assessment - Landscape sensitivity & capacity studies - Development feasibility, LVIA & photomontage - Independent review & Expert Witness - Planning and management of designated landscapes - Design guidance and mitigation - Rural policy and research - Green infrastructure strategies
Landscape Management and Maintenance Plans - Conservation Management Plans - Parkland Plans - Greenspace and open space audits and strategies - Landscape maintenance specifications and monitoring - Access infrastructure - Landscape management and governance
Habitat & vegetation survey - Protected species survey & mitigation - Ecological Appraisal - Ecological Impact Assessment - Habitat Management Plans & habitat creation - Ecological Clerk of Works services & on-site supervision - Biodiversity policy & planning
Impact assessment and heritage statements - Evidence, site assessment and advice for local plans - Policy, research and guidance - Characterisation - Asset condition surveys and management plans - Expert Witness and evidence review

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About LUC
is a private limited company registered in England (Reg No. 2549296), having its Registered Office at
43 Chalton Street,
London NW1 1JD.

12th Floor, Colston Tower,
Colston Street. Bristol

0117 929 1997


43 Chalton Street,

020 7383 5784

28 Stafford Street,

0131 202 1616



6th Floor, 55 King Street
M2 4LQ

0161 537 5960

37 Otago Street,
G12 8JJ

0141 334 9595

Lancaster Environment Centre
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YQ

01524 592 829