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RTPI Cymru

RTPI Cymru promotes planning as a profession and builds links with other built environment professions and organisations throughout Wales. We also support dialogue on planning policy issues with many Welsh public bodies, industry representatives and within the media.


Nod RTPI Cymru yw hyrwyddor proffesiwn cynllunio a meithrin cysylltiadau gyda sefydliadau a phroffesiynau eraill yr amgylchedd adeiledig ledled Cymru. Rydym yn trafod materion syn ymwneud â pholisi cynllunio gydag amryfal gyrff cyhoeddus Cymru, cynrychiolwyr y diwydiant ar cyfryngau.



  • We're looking for RTPI Cymru members to stand for the 2017 Management Board

    What might seem a boring part of RTPI Cymru work is our governance - but this couldn’t be further from the truth. The RTPI Cymru Management Board is an essential part of our work and is where RTPI members steer our programme of work. Why not put yourself forward?

  • RTPI Cymru is inviting applications to its Policy and Research Forum 2017-2019

    A Sub-Forum of the RTPI Cymru Management Board, the Policy and Research Forum leads on RTPI Cymru policy, practice and research activities and need representatives from across Wales with experience in the variety of planning topics. Would you like to be involved?

  • The latest edition of Cynllunio is now available to download

    The Autumn 2016 edition of Cynllunio is full of news and is packed full of the latest Wales' planning news, including the Finalists of the Wales Planning Award 2016, and events listings.

  • Read all about the proceedings from the 2016 Wales Planning Conference

    The Wales Planning Conference was held on 9th June 2016 in Cardiff with 265 delegates attending.

  • Study published on the process for Developing Robust Housing Evidence for Local Development Plans in Wales

    RTPI Cymru commissioned the School of Planning and Geography Cardiff University to conduct a major piece of research into the Process for Developing Robust Housing Evidence for Local Development Plans in Wales.  The research was carried out in response to some uncertainty and concerns in relation to the interpretation of household projections.

  • The projects recognised in the Wales Planning Award have been announced

    From a strong list of Finalists, the Wales Planning Award 2015 was made to the regeneration of the Meritor site in Cwmbran. Read all about the project and the other Finalists and winners.

  • 2016 RTPI Cymru Management Board

    The RTPI Cymru Management Board for 2016 was confirmed on 3 December 2015 at the Annual Review held in Colwyn Bay.

  • At a ceremony an official sealing ceremony held on Monday 6 July the Planning (Wales) Bill became an Act of the Assembly

    Details of the announcement can be found on the Welsh Government's website.

  • The history of planning in Wales

    As part of the RTPI's Centenary celebrations, articles about the history of planning in Wales were published during 2014 and provide an excellent precis of the development of planning in Wales.

  • Catch up with what went on

    The Wales Planning Conference was held in June. The presentations and reports from the day's programme can be viewed on line.

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@RTPICymru : RT @rsitsme: @dailypostwales @RTPICymru @planningaid @designcfw #communityled #placeplan 21/10/2016 - 02:13

@RTPICymru : Remembering Aberfan today and forever. 21/10/2016 - 02:13

@RTPICymru : RT @fmwales: I am calling on the people of Wales to come together to pause for a minute at 9.15am tomorrow & think of the community of #Abe… 20/10/2016 - 06:52