Awards

Awards 2017-12-08T10:33:12+00:00

We are proud of our projects. They have challenged and delighted us in equal measure.

2017

  • Landscape Institute, New Agricultural Landscapes: 44 years of change
  • Landscape Institute, Plymouth Strategic Landscape/Seascape Character & Sensitivity Study, Highly Commended
  • RTPI South West, Plymouth Strategic Landscape/Seascape Character & Sensitivity Study, Commended
  • ENDS Environmental Impact Awards, Campaign of the Year, Night Blight: Mapping England’s Light Pollution and Dark Skies, Commended
  • RIBA London, Silchester Estate
  • RIBA London, The Laboratory, Dulwich College
  • RIBA South West, ​Wells Cathedral School, Project of the Year
  • RIBA National, Silchester, Latimer Road
  • RIBA National, Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School
  • RIBA National, The Welding Institute
  • RIBA National, The Laboratory, Dulwich College
  • New London Architecture Awards, Silchester Estate, Latimer Road
  • New London Architecture Awards, The Laboratory, Dulwich College
  • New London Architecture Awards, Central Somers Town Community Facilities
  • BALI, Hyde Park Parade Ground Reinstatement Works, Regeneration Scheme Over £500k
  • BALI, Hyde Park Parade Ground Reinstatement Works, Special Award for Best First Time Entrant
  • Barnet Architecture Awards, Avenue House Estate
  • Town Centre Regeneration Project of the Year, Galashiels Transport Interchange
  • International Green Apple Award, Eastcote House Gardens
  • NLA Award, Camden Active Spaces
  • Sussex Heritage Trust Award, The Level
  • Landscape Institute, Woodside, Firhill & Hamiltonhill Development Framework
  • Landscape Institute, South Downs National Park: View Characterisation & Analysis
  • Landscape Institute, Kennington Park Flower Garden Restoration, Highly Commended
  • Making Space, Camden Active Spaces
  • WhatHouse?, Royal Military Academy, Silver
  • UK Eco-Friendly Loo of the Year, Isabella Plantation, Platinum
  • Civic Trust Award, The Level
  • The Drum Scottish Design Awards Winner, Shawfield
  • Richmond Society, Isabella Plantation Access Improvement Project
  • Camden Design, Camden Active Spaces, Education, Highly Commended
  • Planning Magazine, Planning Consultancy of the Year
  • Landscape Institute, Visual Impact Provision, Highly Commended
  • Landscape Institute, The Level, Highly Commended
  • Landscape Institute, Oxford Brookes University, Highly Commended
  • BALI, Isabella Plantation Access Improvement Project, Restoration and Regeneration Scheme
  • Landscape Institute, Tumbling Bay Playground, Winner
  • Landscape Institute, Landscape Impacts of Environmental Stewardship, Highly Commended
  • Landscape Institute, Seascape Assessment for the South Marine Plan Areas, Highly Commended
  • RTPI, Stirling Ecosystems Approach Demonstration Project, Innovative Planning Practice in Decision Taking
  • BALI, The Level, Hard Landscaping Construction
  • NLA New London, Timber Lodge and Tumbling Bay Playground
  • ALCI, South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen, Best Overall Scheme
  • RIBA National, Oxford Brookes University, Campus Category
  • RIBA Regional, Oxford Brookes University, Building of the Year
  • RIBA Regional, Oxford Brookes University, Regional Award
  • RIBA Regional, Oxford Brookes University, Architect of the Year
  • RIBA Regional, Oxford Brookes University, Sustainability Award
  • Civic Trust, Timber Lodge and Tumbling Bay Playground
  • Selwyn Goldsmith, Timber Lodge and Tumbling Bay Playground, Universal Design
  • BALI, Timber Lodge and Tumbling Bay Playground, Hard Landscaping Construction
  • BALI, Timber Lodge and Tumbling Bay Playground, Sports Ground and Leisure Facilities
  • Haddo Country Park, Aberdeenshire Council Design Award
  • Landscape Institute, Restoration of Brockwell Park, London, Highly Commended
  • RICS South West and Wales, Heartlands, Project of the Year Equality Accreditation
  • RIBA South West & Wessex, Heartlands, Client of the Year Award
  • Landscape Institute, Restoration of Priory Park, Reigate, Highly Commended
  • RIBA South West & Wessex, Heartlands, Regional Award
  • Landscape Institute, Harlow Open Space Study & GI Plan, Highly Commended
  • RIBA, Heartlands, National Award
  • RTPI South West, Heartlands, Planning Excellence Award
  • LGN Street Design, Brockwell Park Restoration, Best Playground Design
  • RTPI South West, Heartlands, Schemes on the Ground
  • RICS Design, South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen, Best Community Project, Commended
  • William Keown Foundation Trust, South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen, Access Award
  • Michelmores Property Awards, Heartlands, Heritage Project of the Year
  • International Academy of Design and Health, South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen, Best Large Health Project
  • International Academy of Design and Health, South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen, Best Sustainable Design
  • NLA, Silchester Estate Housing Scheme, Residential, Commended
  • LGN Street Design, Clyde Square, Pedestrian Environment Runner-Up
  • Civic Trust, Heartlands, Commended
  • Royal Horticultural Society, Diamond Jubilee Garden, Sustainable Landscaping Award
  • Building Better Healthcare, South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen, Best Inpatient Facility
  • RICS South West, Heartlands, Community Benefit, Highly Commended
  • Scottish Quality in Planning, Argyll & Bute Forestry and Woodland Strategy, Development Plans Winner
  • Affordable Home Ownership, Peabody Silchester Garages, Best Scheme in Planning, Commended
  • Landscape Institute, Bushey Rose Garden, Highly Commended
  • Landscape Institute, The sensitivity of the Welsh Coast and Seascape to Tidal Stream Developments, Strategic Landscape Planning Winner
  • Building Forum for Devon and Cornwall, Heartlands, Building of the Year
  • Landscape Institute, The Sensitivity of the Coastal Landscapes and Seascapes of Wales to Tidal Stream Developments, Strategic Landscape Planning Winner
  • BALI, Brockwell Park Sand and Water Play, Best Innovation/Technology used in a Landscape Scheme
  • RTPI SW, Saltram Countryside Park Masterplan and Delivery Plan, Planning Achievement Award, Commended
  • RTPI, Argyll & Bute Forestry and Woodland Strategy, Rural Areas and the Natural Environment Winner

2010

  • CIHT, Inverness City Centre Streetscape, Manual for Streets Award
  • European Garden Award for Best Historic Garden Restoration, Trentham Estate
  • UK Landscape Award South West, Eden Project, Commended
  • Georgian Group Awards, Best Restored Garden, Buildings and Landscape, Valentines Park
  • Landscape Institute, Valentines Park Restoration, Commended
  • Landscape Institute, Cornwall AONB Atlas and Landscape Monitoring Project, Commended
  • Civic Trust, Manor Farm, National Panel Special Recognition Award
  • Chartered Institute of Building, Loughborough Sports Park, Committed to Excellence & Quality Award
  • Chartered Institute of Building, Loughborough Sports Park, Committed to Sustainability Award

2009

  • RIBA, Girls’ Boarding Houses, Stowe School
  • Landscape Institute, Local Landscape Planning, Kirkwall Urban Design Development Framework, Commended
  • Landscape Institute, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Highly Commended
  • Landscape Institute, Discover Bute, Commended
  • Landscape Institute, The Restoration of St John at Hackney, Commended
  • BALI, The Restoration of the Water Gardens, Bushy Park, Commended
  • BALI, Valentines Park Restoration, Commended
  • BALI, Bancroft Gardens, Stratford, Commended
  • Civic Trust, Inverness City Centre Streetscape, Commended

2008

  • Landscape Institute, Landscape policy, Seeing history in the view, London
  • Landscape Institute, Landscape policy, Guidance on golf in historic parks and landscapes (English Heritage)
  • Landscape Institute, Strategic landscape planning, a landscape character map for Wales
  • Hackney Design Awards, The Restoration of St John at Hackney, Commended
  • Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning and Designing Places, Commended
  • Royal Town Planning Institute Planning Awards commendation
  • Landscape Institute, Heritage and conservation, Heaton Park, Manchester

2007

  • Landscape Institute, Heritage and Conservation, Trentham Gardens
  • Landscape Institute, Design, Lamberhurst Land Bridge
  • Landscape Institute, Heritage and Conservation, London Squares

2006

  • Landscape Institute, Peter Youngman inaugral award, Eden Project
  • Landscape Institute, Tower of London Skyspace StrategyCivic Trust, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Underground gallery
  • RIBA, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Underground gallery
  • Western Morning News, Building of the Year, The Core (Eden Project)

2005

  • RIBA, Brighton Library
  • Horticulture Week, Best use of plants in the landscape, Eden Project
  • Civic Trust, Eden Project Foundation Building
  • Georgian Group Architectural Awards, Overall Winner, Heaton Park, Manchester
  • BALI, Soft Landscape, Heaton Park, Manchester

2004

  • BALI, Soft Landscape, Sophos HQ, Abingdon
  • Civic Trust, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Visitor Centre
  • Georgian Group Architectural Awards, Overall Winner, Russell Square
  • Camden Council Design, Russell Square Gardens, London
  • Civic Trust, Russell Square Gardens, London
  • Eastern Region RTPI, Breckland, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk: Wind Turbine Development Landscape Survey, Evaluation and Guidance
  • Landscape Institute Strategic Planning, Breckland, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk: Wind Turbine Development Landscape Survey, Evaluation and Guidance

2003

  • Civic Trust, Woodland Enterprise Centre, Flimwell, Sussex
  • BALI, winner for maintenance of interior landscape, GlaxoSmithKline HQ, Brentford
  • RIBA, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Visitor Centre

2002

  • BALI, Russell Square, London
  • Civic Trust, St. Pancras Gardens, London
  • Civic Trust, Manor House Gardens, London
  • Civic Trust, Manor House Ice House, London

2001

  • British Construction Industry Major Award, Eden Project, Cornwall
  • Camden Design Award. St. Pancras Gardens, London
  • BALI, Special Award, Land Renewal Scheme, St. Pancras Gardens, London
  • BALI, Grounds Maintenance, Abingdon Business Park
  • BALI, Special Award, Soft Landscape, The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Playground, Kensington Gardens, London
  • Government Charter Mark for Excellence, The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground, Kensington Gardens, London
  • RTPI, Whitlingham Country Park, South Norfolk

2000

  • Civic Trust, British Airways Waterside, London

1999

  • RIBA, British Airways, Waterside, London
  • BALI, Principal Award for interior planting, British Airways, Waterside
  • BALI, exterior landscape, British Airways, Waterside
  • Landscape Institutes President’s Award, British Airways, Waterside

1998

  • Confederation of British Industries Major Project Award, British Airways Waterside

1997

  • BALI, Maintenance Award, Avenue Gardens, Regents Park, London
  • Landscape Institute Design Award, Bedfont Lakes, West London

1996

  • RICS Greening the City, Greenway Linear Park, East London

1995

  • BALI, Principal Award, Land Renewal, Bedfont Lakes
  • The Richmond Society, King Henry VIII Mound, Richmond Park

1995

  • RICS Greening the City, Greenways East London

1994

  • BALI, National Award Winner for Ground Maintenance, The Tower of London
  • BALI, Principal Award, Land Renewal, St Rollox, Glasgow
  • BALI, Scottish Landscape Industry Group, St Rollox landscape works, Glasgow
  • British Council, 1-3 New Square, Bedfont Lakes

1993

  • BALI, Hard Landscape Construction, The Tower of London
  • Francis Tibbalds, Planning Achievement in London for Study of Strategic Policy and Landscape Change in London’s Green Belt and Metropolitan Open Land
  • RTPI, Planning Achievement Study of Strategic Policy and Landscape Change in London’s Green Belt and Metropolitan Open Land

1992

  • Horsham District Council, New Build at Sun Alliance, Horsham

1991

  • Horsham District Council, Landscape at Sun Alliance, Horsham

1990

  • Civic Trust, Oakhill House, Hildenborough, Kent
  • BALI, Soft Landscape, Kings Meadow, Chester

1989

  • Commercial Property Landscape Awards, Interior Landscape, Kings Meadow, Chester
  • Commercial Property Landscape Awards, Interior Landscape, Kings Meadow, Chester
  • Commercial Property Landscape Awards, Category Winner for Out of Town site, Kings Meadow, Chester
  • Commercial Property Landscape Awards, Exterior Works, Oakhill House, Hildenborough, Kent
  • BALI, Principal Award for Interior Landscape, Kings Meadow, Chester

1987

  • BALI, Soft Landscape, Snowhill, Birmingham

1986

  • Civic Trust, Kembrey Park Centre for Business, Swindon

1985

  • BALI, Award of Merit, land reclamation at Summerlee Corridor, Coatbridge
  • Scottish Development Agency, First Prize for Environment Design, Monkland Canal Walkway, Coatbridge

1984

  • Civic Trust, Gorey Village Phase 1, Grouville, Jersey
  • Civic Trust, La Mielle de Morville, La Grande Route des Mielles, Jersey
  • Financial Times, Linford Wood Business Centre, Milton Keynes

1982

  • Architecture Award for Wales, Amersham International, Cardiff
  • Civic Trust, The Coach House Gallery and Cottage, Les Iselts, St Pierrre du Bois, Guernsey
  • Financial Times Award, Amersham International, Cardiff

1981

  • Civic Trust, St Mary’s Churchyard, Rotherhithe, London

1980

  • Housing Award Silver Medal, Woodside Flats, Newport, Gwent
  • Civic Trust, Duffryn Housing, Newport, Gwent

1979

  • RICS, Land Reclamation, Hall Countryside Park, Stoke on Trent

1975

  • Business and Industry, Reclamation Scheme, Stoke on Trent

1972

  • Civic Trust, Westport Lake, Davenport Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent

1969

  • Civic Trust, Hanley Forest Park, Stoke on Trent

What our clients say…

Basing View has become much more of a pleasant environment. The little park makes a lot of difference for staff having somewhere to wander out to at lunchtime, and the planting is so beautiful as you drive or walk by

Basing View worker

High quality service, proactive advice, and written reporting of very high standard

Kennoxhead

This was an ambitious project and LUC went that extra mile. This is unusual in the consultancy world and that has been noted. A very useful project has emerged.

Ecosystems Services Toolkit

I have appreciated LUC’s professional approach, quick response to our queries and willingness to go the extra mile to resolve issues.

East Cambridgeshire District Council

A large part of our progress is down to the service provided by you and your colleagues which has always demonstrated LUC’s core values of respect, integrity, drive and excellence.

Client

It was a pleasure working with LUC. All the LUC staff who were involved with the project were tremendously helpful and diligent which contributed greatly to its success.

Horniman Museum

LUC staff were extremely professional, polite and friendly, maintaining good communication throughout the project. Decisions about content and format were agreed between both parties at every stage, so the Council could be satisfied at the completion of the project that the study was fit for purpose.

Mid Devon Landscape Sensitivity Study

We have received fantastic service from start to finish from LUC and wouldn’t hesitate in recommending the company to any of our clients. Looking forward to working with you again.

Ryecroft Hotel Phase 1 Habitat Survey

Very happy with the service – LUC rose to the occasion and delivered just what we needed, when we needed it.

Lindy MacLellan, Islay Energy Trust

Very useful meeting to think through the complex issues which informed the final report.

Healthy Urban Development Unit-Scoping Thinkpiece

We were delighted with the service received from LUC and at the professional and efficient project delivery of the officers we worked with (Sally Parker and Diana Manson).

Chichester Harbour State of the AONB Report

My experience of LUC has been extremely positive. There seems to be an ethos which commands proactivity, continuous improvement, personability, and technical professionalism.

Nicola Bell, RWE Npower Renewables

The work carried out by LUC for WSCC has been of the highest standard. We were kept informed of progress and any issues that arose were quickly dealt with. The technical knowledge and planning experience of the team working on our study was second to none. We would happily work with LUC again.

West Sussex Wharves and Railheads Study

The service supplied by LUC was of an exceptionally high quality. The project was of a complex and demanding nature and the standard of technical work, the commitment to meeting very tight deadlines and the ever present pleasant and happy demeanour of all involved from LUC was a credit to the company.

West Northants Joint Core Strategy SA & HRA Addendums

A creative and inventive practice that works collaboratively with its client, achieving outstanding work grounded in technical excellence and value for money.

Oxford Brookes University

LUC has added considerable value to the Active Spaces project in Camden with their professionalism and creative approach. The team have delivered not only innovative bespoke designs, but further opportunities for partnership working and exceptional customer service.

Camden Council

The delivery was first class and resulted in planning permission being awarded.

Forestry Commission

We have a good working relationship with LUC and can rely upon them to deliver the SA to agreed timescales which is important to ensure the council hits its consultation deadlines

Victoria Chapman

All the LUC staff we worked with were professional, objective, helpful and it was a pleasure to work with them.They addressed and resolved problems, and provided helpful suggestions. They responded well to changes in circumstances and kept momentum on projects

St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

I found the whole of LUC’s team a real pleasure to work with and I was particularly heartened by their determination to stand by their principles and professional convictions when the occasion demanded.

Oxfordshire County Council

The delivery was first class and resulted in planning permission being awarded.

Forestry Commission

LUC has continued to provide us with a high-quality professional service. This included appearing at our Resumed Examination Hearings for our Local Plan and preparing the SA Adoption Statement.

West Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit

The Isle of Canna Community Development Trust were delighted with the depth and quality of expertise offered to us by LUC in the field of landscape and visual assessment.

Isle of Canna Community Development Trust, Your Content Goes Here

I have been impressed by the way in which a team having diverse professional expertise has apparently worked together seamlessly to produce a challenging report to a tight deadline.

Dave Nash, North-West Leicestershire Council

I have worked with LUC a lot over the past 14 years on a range of small and large projects. I am always impressed by the team’s commitment to the project and understanding and knowledge of the Park’s needs.

Jo Scrivener, The Royal Parks

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