Kate Ahern

Kate Ahern 2018-01-03T10:17:25+00:00
Kate Ahern

Kate AhernSee my linked-in profile
Director of Landscape Planning

Contact

landscapeplanning@landuse.co.uk
+44 (0)20 7383 8445

Kate leads our London and Bristol landscape planning teams. She provides landscape planning advice to statutory agencies including Natural England, Natural Resources Wales, Local Planning Authorities and voluntary bodies including the National Trust.

Kate worked with Natural England, Scottish Natural Heritage and Countryside Council for Wales to produce an update to the Landscape Character Assessment Guidance, and prepared guidelines on implementing the European Landscape Convention for Natural England.

She advised the National Trust and Buckinghamshire Council in relation to the High Speed Two (HS2) rail proposals.  She is currently working with HS2 Ltd and the Chiltern review Group to produce an Enhancement and Integration Plan for the high speed rail line through the nationally designated Chilterns AONB.

She was on the Advisory Group for An Approach to Seascape Character Assessment and leads our work in this area as well as our work for Natural England, advising on landscape and visual impact of major infrastructure projects and leading the responses form statutory agencies on landscape and visual effects.

Outside work: Kate can be found in, on or beside the sea.

  • Expert witness
  • Landscape/ seascape and visual impact assessment
  • Landscape/ seascape/ townscape character assessment
  • Landscape planning advice and training
  • Management planning
  • Landscape and visual
  • Chartered Member of Landscape Institute (CMLI)
  • BSc (Hons), Geography, University of Exeter
  • MSc, Landscape Ecology, Design and Management, Wye College, University of London

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

Bristol
12th Floor, Colston Tower,
Colston Street. Bristol
BS1 4XE

+44 (0)117 929 1997
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London
43 Chalton Street,
London
NW1 1JD

+44 (0)20 7383 5784
london@landuse.co.uk

Edinburgh
28 Stafford Street,
Edinburgh
EH3 7BD

+44 (0)131 202 1616
edinburgh@landuse.co.uk

 
 

Manchester
2 Mount Street
Manchester
M2 5WQ

+44 (0)161 3026640
manchester@landuse.co.uk

Glasgow
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Glasgow
G12 8JJ

+44 (0)141 334 9595
glasgow@landuse.co.uk

Lancaster Environment Centre
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YQ

+44 (0)1524 592 829
lancaster@landuse.co.uk