LUV Research & Consultancy

The LUV Team are all experienced planning, regeneration and economic development consultants. We can put together teams of experts to:

  • develop strategies and plans
  • design and deliver practical solutions to local economy challenges
  • run learning programmes
  • engage communities and stakeholders
  • help local leaders identify unique attributes and build effective action to position cities, towns and local places favourably in a competitive world
  • create impact from major sporting and cultural events and major land and property developments
  • deliver socio-economic analysis to support plan making, planning applications and project development.
We can also provide lectures or teaching modules on London urban issues to academic institutions, business, schools and local authorities. We have extensive teaching and lecturing experiences. Recent presentations by Michael Owens and Ralph Ward include

  • a field trip for a senior group of officials, politicians and developers from Adelaide, South Australia (May 2017)
  • a learning programme for government officials in Shanghai, China, hosted by Shanghai Administration Institute and University of Oxford (April 2017)
  • field trips for undergraduate students from USA, via Study Abroad programmes (various 2016 and 2017)
  • tailored ‘introduction to London’ programmes for London School of Economics special programmes
  • presentation on London Olympic legacy at Rio de Janiero legacy conference at Univ Gama Filho
  • regular walking tours in east and central London (ongoing)