Landscape

Valued landscapes and LVIAs

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Landscape, Landscape Character Assessment | 0 comments

LVIA and Valued landscapes Valued landscapes, include those in South Downs National Park around Eastbourne and Lewes. These typically have high landscape quality, great scenic beauty, a sense of remoteness and associations with famous artists. Landscape artists Paul Nash and Eric Ravilious were inspired by Valued landscapes around Eastbourne and Lewes. They depicted scenic beauty of South Downs, now a protected landscape, the South Downs National Park (SDNP). Understanding how Valued landscapes and LVIAs fit together into the planning system can sometimes be difficult to unravel. Some highly...

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Protecting South Downs National Park

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Landscape, Landscape Character Assessment | 0 comments

Landvision have recently helped local residents in ” Protecting South Downs National Park“. Landvision were invited to work with Deans Preservation Group to undertake a landscape assessment for land adjacent to the South Downs National Park. The landscape assessment was written for the group, to protect historic Open Downs landscapes, which for centuries have been agricultural downland. The site is immediately adjacent to the South Downs National Park and had it been developed, loss of downland landscape would have resulted in a lowering of  visual amenity for the many users of...

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LVIA and Designated landscapes.

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Landscape | 0 comments

LVIA and Designated landscapes. In our long running articles on LIVA, Charmaine Noel has written this one on LVIA and Designated landscapes. There is a hierarchy of designations for landscapes in the UK. International and National designations. These are the most highly protected landscapes; they have a formal statutory protection which varies depending on which part of the UK you are in. National Parks. National Park; for example the South Downs National Park, but also National Parks in other parts of England, Wales and Scotland. If an LVIA is near to a National Park, it is vital that the...

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The secrets of scoping for LVIAs in Sussex, Wiltshire and Hampshire

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Landscape, Landscape Character Assessment | 0 comments

The secrets of Scoping for LVIAs in Sussex, Wiltshire and Hampshire. This post is one of a series on Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA) with case studies. The other title in the series inculde: Ecology in LVIA; Value of Fauna and flora in LVIA reports in Sussex Mitigation in LVIA in Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, Kent Importance of Cumulative Effects and LVIAs in Sussex, Kent and Surrey LVIA reports in Sussex, Kent and Surrey EIAs and LVIAs in Sussex, Wiltshire and Hampshire require scoping as part of the framework of EIAs and LVIAs. Scoping determines the need for the EIA and LVIA...

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Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA) with case studies

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Landscape, Landscape Character Assessment, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA) with case studies This post is one of a series on Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA) with case studies. The other title in the series include: Ecology in LVIA; Value of Fauna and flora in LVIA reports in Sussex Mitigation in LVIA in Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, Kent Importance of Cumulative Effects and LVIAs in Sussex, Kent and Surrey LVIA reports in Sussex, Kent and Surrey  Secrets of scoping for LVIAs in Sussex, , Wiltshire and Hampshire Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA) may be part of the EIA process for projects in...

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LVIA reports in Sussex, Kent and Surrey .

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Landscape, Landscape Character Assessment | 1 comment

Environmental statement Reports and LVIA reports in Sussex, Kent and Surrey . Landvision landscape architects undertake Environmental Statements (ES) reports and Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA) reports  across South East England, including Kent and Sussex. The ES and (LVIA) Landscape Visual Impact reports are required by LPAs (Local Planning Authorities) for a wide variety of projects in Sussex Kent and Surrey across the High Weald  or North Downs Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) or within the Southdowns National Park. Latest Guidelines for the methodology used for...

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