Landscape Design

Assessing significance and sensitivity of visual effects

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Assessing significance and sensitivity of visual effects is a part of Landscape Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA). A LVIA can be a stand alone report or part of a Environmental Statement (ES) for a proposed development. Here at Landvision we specialise in LVIAs across Southern England, and Midlands, including Hampshire, Surrey, Kent and Sussex Determining visual effects and their significance are […]

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Valued landscapes and LVIAs

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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 […]

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LVIA and Designated landscapes.

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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 formal statutory protection which varies depending on which part of the […]

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LVIA reports in Sussex, Kent and Surrey .

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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 […]