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RTPI East of England

Welcome to our Regional Chair for 2017

Wendy Hague is our Regional Chair for 2017.  Her theme for 2017 is "Planning in the Spotlight" and, as part of her "mission statement" to fellow planners in the East of England she says: "The skills we possess as a profession are critical to delivering goals and reducing risk. As your Regional Chair, I would like to urge you not to under-estimate your importance".


Professor Janice Morphet, Visiting Professor at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, will be leading discussions on "Housing Delivery" during our free Debate on 30 March 2017.  What are your views?  Book now!  If you are unable to attend the Debate but would like to forward a view or comment on to Professor Morphet, please email Tina Palmer, the Regional Co-ordinator before 24 March.

Keep in touch with the RTPI East of England

Regional Award

The RTPI East of England Award for Planning Excellence 2017 is now OPEN FOR ENTRIES! Do YOU have a planning project which you are proud of and think it could win a prize?  Find out how to enter on the Regional Award webpage. 

Congratulations to Bidwells LLP and Pollard Thomas Edwards for winning the RTPI East of England Award for Planning Excellence 2016 with "Chelmsford City Park West"Find out more about this winning entry and the other shortlisted entries. 

Latest Edition of the Newsletter

The Winter 2016 edition of the East of England Express was published in December 2016. Download a copy now.  The front page competition has now closed, but would you have known the answer? 

Programme of Conferences 2017

The RTPI East of England hosts a varied Programme of Conferences and Events. The Programme for 2017 is constantly developing, so make sure you keep checking the link for updates.  

Young Planners in the East of England

Our annual Regional APC Event is taking place in April 2017 in Chelmsford. Book early to avoid disappointment. Other events are in the pipeline.  See the Young Planners page to keep up-to-date.  Of course, there is also the Annual Young Planners Conference which this year is being held in Manchester on 3 and 4 November 2017.


We are very grateful to the following for their continuing support and sponsorship:

In some cases, these sponsors have helped by providing a free venue for one of our Regional events in exchange for place(s) at that event. This is a cost effective way of providing training for your planners. Contact Tina at the Regional Office to find out more.

News, Networking and Other Services

We publish a quarterly newsletter, the East of England Express, and regular ebulletins.

We welcome your views and opinions

Email Tina Palmer or see the Contacts page to make contact with a member of the Regional Management Board.

  • "Excellent, worthwhile event.."

    The RTPI holds many conferences and seminars and, in the East of England, we organise events in the local area to provide planners with high quality CPD and networking opportunities.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!


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@RTPIEastofEng : Book your place on Housing Delivery Debate 30 March in Bury St Edmunds with @janicemorphet here @RTPIPlanners 22/03/2017 - 10:08

@RTPIEastofEng : Important debate this eve in Cambs for built env professionals @ICE_engineers @RIBACambridge @RIBAEast @RICSnews… 21/03/2017 - 03:28

@RTPIEastofEng : @RTPIEastofEng Chair Wendy Hague comments on Cambs&P'boro Devolution in @ThePlanner_RTPI @RTPIPlanners 21/03/2017 - 03:02

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