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East Midlands Awards for Planning Excellence


SAVE THE DATE - 2016 Awards Evening

Thursday 2 March 2017

Nottingham Contemporary Weekday Cross Nottingham NG1 2 GB

Key note speaker Hugh Ellis TCPA

Entries are now open.  Please see the Guidance note below and then choose the applicable entry form.


Closing date is Friday 20 January 2017.


Guidance note


Categories: Entry Forms

Chairman's Award

Development Scheme

Plan of the Year

Consultancy Team

Local Authority Team

Young Planner


2015 Awards

The awards were presented to the winners by Steve Quatermain on 25 February at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham.  The awards recognise projects and people that have made a significant contribution through planning to local people and places.


Our thanks go to the sponsors Fisher German and East Midlands Councils and all the members who helped with the organisation and judging of the awards.


 Young Planners Committee with their Chairman's Award

 Awards pic



2015 Winners - Congratulations to you all


Plan - Northamptonshire Community Flood Resilience Project  - Northamptonshire County Council.

The judges were particularly impressed with this pathfinder project with regard to community participation in its formation and implementation.

Development - Richard III Visitor Centre - Leicester City Council

The City Council utilised their heritage strategies to deliver a transformational development in a sensitive setting in under 18 months after the discovery of the remains of King Richard.

Consultancy - Fisher German

The judges particularly noted the partnership approach to working with Local Authorities, commitment to developing young planners and track record of securing consents.

Planning Team - Central Lincolnshire Local Plan Team

The team have shown rigorous project mangement to overcome the challenges of working across three local authority areas

Young Planner - Charlotte Robinson, Central Lincolnshire Local Plan Team

Charlotte was recognised for her work in promoting planning and health, through speaking and published articles.

Chairman's Award - East Midlands Young Planners

This award recognises the efforts made to increase membership and the provision of a wide variety of events for members.


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