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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.



  • Wales Planning Conference - Planning for a changing world

    This year's Wales Planning Conference offers a stimulating programme of speakers, discussion, networking and much more.

  • Read what RTPI Cymru has said about the Bill
  • The 2014 Award announced

    At the RTPI Cymru Centenary Dinner the 2014 Wales Planning Award was announced.

  • The latest edition of Cynllunio is now available to download

    The Winter edition of Cynllunio is packed full of news and features and details of upcoming events.

  • 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.

  • RTPI Cymru has submitted its response to the Welsh Government's Positive Planning and draft Planning (Wales) Bill consultation

    To see RTPI Cymru's response to the Welsh Goverment's consultation and to follow how we arrived there follow the link.

  • Study into Planning Committees in Wales

    The Independent Advisory Group (IAG) produced its report "Towards a Welsh Planning Act: Ensuring the Planning System Delivers". The Report advises that "An independent body is commissioned to conduct a study of the operation of Planning Committees in Wales to determine whether there is a link between efficiency and effectiveness and committee size." Consequently Welsh Ministers invited the Royal Town Planning Institute in Wales (RTPI Cymru) to take forward the recommendation.

    The report is now available to view along with further information here.

  • A Map for Wales - Study Published

    RTPI Cymru commissioned students at Cardiff University's School of Planning Geography to undertake a study into a Map for Wales. To learn about what they discovered you can read more here.

  • 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.

Forthcoming events
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@RTPICymru : @NatResWales are holding sessions to explain how to become a Natural Board Member and what’s involved 30/03/2015 - 03:51

@RTPICymru : RT @SeneddResearch: Want to know more on #solar #farm development in #Wales? Latest figures here:… 27/03/2015 - 03:40

@RTPICymru : Interesting discussion today at @CardiffCPLAN on horizon scanning for future needs of planning system - lots of big issues to discuss 27/03/2015 - 02:57