what are some good current gaming laptops within the price range of £1500 for mid to high level gaming?
not necessary but would prefer if it had:
AMD 8 cores
RTX 3070 (not max-Q)
sworga, UK-based company PC Specialist is a highly reputable company that's been in business since 2003.
Have a look at their 17.3" models here and use the configurator to select your preferred components. You won't find anything that matches your ideal laptop for £1500 so you'll need to increase your budget by £150 - £300 to get the one you want.