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RTPI Scotland

  • RTPI Scotland Annual Conference 2016


    The RTPI Scotland Annual conference will take place on 11 October 2016 in Paisley Town Hall.  It will explore the role of Planning, planners and the planning system at a time of change given recent publication of the Planning Review, and the expectation of a new White Paper on planning and eventual Planning Bill.

  • Copenhagen - A City for People

    Tina Saaby gave the Annual Sir Patrick Geddes Commemorative Lecture on 15th June. She drew on her experience as the City Architect of Copenhagen to explain how she had facilitated changes across the city to make it more people friendly.

  • RTPI President Visits Scotland

    RTPI President Phil Williams visited Scotland on the 2nd and 3rd June. He had praise for the many examples of proactive planning he saw here, and met with members, planners and councillors in North Ayrshire, East Ayrshire, and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

  • Future Planners Bursaries

    RTPI Scotland is pleased to announce that the Scottish Government and the universities of Heriot-Watt and Dundee will be funding £1000 bursaries for those looking to study planning at Masters level. For more information about the scheme see the RTPI Scotland blog or contact the RTPI. Contact details for the relevant universities can be found via the below link.

  • Planning Review Published

    RTPI Scotland has broadly welcomed the Independent Review of the Scottish Planning System’s recommendations. It is pleased that the review panel has taken a positive approach aimed at empowering planning to deliver great places.

  • Manifesto for the New Scottish Parliament


    RTPI Scotland published our manifesto for the Scottish Parliament election Planning in the Next Parliament: Building a Successful and Sustainable Scotland. It sets out seven key topics RTPI feels the new Government should focus on to building a fairer and sustainable Scotland.

RTPI Scotland

RTPI Scotland aims to support people and organisations to create great places for people across Scotland. We do this through:

  • leading thinking on how to create great places for people
  • supporting our Members to develop their skills
  • managing our knowledge and sharing it with Members and stakeholders
  • brokering dialogue and action amongst key influencers on planning issues
  • providing and demonstrating our value to Members

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@rtpiscotland : Great new blog post by @nickwright1 on maximising planning's potential 25/09/2016 - 10:50

@rtpiscotland : How driverless cars could change our whole future and how we plan our cities - @guardiancities 25/09/2016 - 09:53

@rtpiscotland : Politicians in Planning Annual Conference on 19 November in Manchester. Comparing planning across UK 23/09/2016 - 06:17

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