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RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2015 - open for entry

25 November 2014

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Highlight - celebrate - inspire

Entries for the fourteen projects, plans and people categories for the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence are now open

The premier awards for planning in the UK and Ireland, the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence celebrate the positive contribution that planners and planning make to society and highlight exceptional examples of planning. 25 judges from across the profession will be participating this year. You have until 30 January 2015 to submit your entry.
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Entering is a low cost, high impact way to highlight your achievements to potential clients, peers and stakeholders. Winning and shortlisted entries will be disseminated through the RTPI’s website and other best practice resources. All winning and shortlisted entrants will have the choice of receiving an awards logo for use on their own promotional materials.

 

 

This year there are three new categories:

  • Excellence in planning for community and well-being
  • Excellence in planning to deliver infrastructure
  •  Excellence in planning to create economically successful  places

Cath Ranson, President of the RTPI, said: 

"The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence celebrate the very best planning projects, strategies and processes that help make great places. This is your chance to get the recognition you deserve for your team and the project you are most proud of. 
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“The tremendous success of the new awards format and the revised categories that we have introduced in the last two years means that these awards provide the perfect opportunity to recognise achievement in planning excellence. We welcome entries from planning initiatives of all types and sizes. We are interested in the calibre of the achievement, rather than the scale of the project."

Last year those shortlisted for our awards included a scheme to regenerate one of the most deprived areas of the country, a project that reinvigorated the much loved Sunderland seafront and the overall winner, a ten year, community led, planning partnership and investment framework guiding the physical regeneration of Central Govan.

Submissions are open in the following categories:Excellence in planning to create economically successful places

  • Excellence in planning for community and well-being
  • Excellence in planning and design for the public realm
  • Excellence in planning for the natural environment
  • Excellence in planning for built heritage
  • Excellence in planning to deliver housing
  • Excellence in plan making practice
  • Excellence in decision making in planning
  • Excellence in planning to deliver infrastructure

We are also looking to recognise and award exemplary individuals, teams and practices in the following categories:

  • Young Planner of the Year
  • Planning Consultancy of the Year
  • Small Planning Consultancy of the Year
  • Local Authority Planning Team of the Year
  • Employer Award for Excellence

Each year the RTPI presents the Silver Jubilee Cup to the category winner considered the most outstanding.

“The tremendous success of the new awards format and the revised categories that we have introduced in the last two years means that these awards provide the perfect opportunity to recognise achievement in planning excellence. We welcome entries from planning initiatives of all types and sizes. We are interested in the calibre of the achievement, rather than the scale of the project."

There is no requirement to be a member of the RTPI to enter the awards and entries for a project or a plan can be submitted by the planner, architect, planning authority, developer, or client. 

If you wish to raise your profile we have an array of sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact our events and marketing department on 0207 929 9457 for more information.

You can view last year's winners and shortlisted entries in our 2014 brochure

The deadline for entries is 12pm on Friday 30 January 2015.

To enter go to www.rtpi.org.uk/awardsforplanningexcellence