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RTPI's England's Great Places


Liverpool Waterfront has been crowned the overall winner in England's Great Places.

Over 11,000 people voted on a shortlist of 10 places, with Liverpool Waterfront emerging as the most popular place. Thame High Street in Thame, Oxfordshire and Saltaire, the World Heritage Site-designated historic village near Bradford are second and third respectively. 

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Read the news release here

The public had the chance to vote for their favourite place from 10 finalists

England's Great Places is a new competition designed by the RTPI to celebrate some of our most attractive and inspiring places and the role planners have played in helping to protect or shape them for England's communities. 


See some of our nominations, tweets and instagrams on Storify

You can find us on twitter using: #RTPIgreatplaces


What does the public think of the winner?

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