MVGLA has extensive experience with landscape and visual impact assessment of a wide range of development projects.
MVGLA also carries out landscape character assessments at regional or local scale.
Projects marked with a * were undertaken by Marc and or Beatrice while at LUC.
Design advice and LVIA for renewable energy development
Modeling the future restoration for the open cast site
Polquhanity to Tongland Transmission line
Strategic Routeing advice of overhead transmission line infrastructure working in conjunction with LUC. Client advisor role.
MVLGA have collated a database of windfarms, using a unique tool to select and filter sites for each project.
Wind Turbines and Landscape
Marc and Beatrice authored a chapter in the book “Wind Energy Engineering, A Handbook for Onshore and Offshore Windfarms”
Cairngorm Funicular Railway*
and Visual Impact Assessment of Funicular Railway and coordination of EIA.
Design and LVIA, including providing evidence at Public Inquiry of Scotlands’ largest single consented Wind Farm.
Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership
A local landscape character study
South West Scotland Grid Connection Project*
Routing and assessment of strategic electricity grid infrastructure and wind farm grid connections.
Overhead Transmission Line Infrastructure
MVGLA also specialises in routeing of Overhead Transmission Line Infrastructure also informed by evaluation of existing and recent projects.
A local landscape study for the Landscape Partnership