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LandTrust has managed approximately 170 projects on behalf of 11 landfill operators over the past 10 years.

In accordance with LCF regulations, projects must conform to one of the following criteria:

  • projects that involve reclaiming land, the use of which has been prevented by some previous activity
  • projects that reduce or prevent pollution on land
  • projects that provide or maintain public amenities or parks within 10 miles of a landfill site
  • delivery of biodiversity conservation for UK species habitats
  • projects to restore or repair buildings for religious worship, or of architectural or historical interest within 10 miles of a landfill site
  • community based recycling, re-use and waste prevention projects

Some examples of recent Landtrust projects are listed below:

Project Landfill operator LTCS objective
Funding provided by LandTrust (£)
Caledonia Centre Patersons Quarries Ltd Public amenity 132,000
Loanhead Public Highway WH Malcolm Public amenity 709,098
PFA and CKD Re-use Opportunities Scottish Power Research 11,950
Nethercraigs Playing Fields Redevelopment
Glasgow City Council Public amenity 174,999
Former Gas Works Site, Crieff I&H Brown Derelict land

Gully Wastes Disposal

Wm Hamilton & Son Research 17,955
Bowling Church Wm Thompson & Son Building restoration 40,000
Skye Gathering Hall Highland Council and I&H Brown Building restoration 27,748
Re-use and Recycling of Demolition Waste Cory Environmental Research 5,000
Short Rotation Coppice Study Biffaward Research 23,729

Urban World 98 Conference

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LandTrust Limited is a not-for-profit Company Limited by Guarantee, registered in Scotland (Company No. 173735), whose members are the University of Strathclyde and The University of Glasgow, and is a registered charity (No. SC040893) It is enrolled as an Environmental Body No. 312014 under the Landfill Communities Fund. LandTrust's registered address is 60 Wellington St, Glasgow, G2 6HJ.