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RTPI 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

Latest Blog Posts

  • Dundee Waterfront voted Scotland's Best Place

    After a public vote, Dundee Waterfront has been announced as Scotland's Best Place. The competition, which was organsied to help celebrate RTPI's Centenary, attracted over 3700 votes from people acrioss Scotland. Read more



  • Jim Boyack Memorial Trust Award

    Submission are being sought for the Jim Boyack Memorial Trust Award. A prize of £1600 and a free place at the RTPI Scottish Young Planners’ Conference is available to planning students in Scotland seeking support to assist them to enter or continue on a planning course in Scotland that is accredited by RTPI. More details


  • RTPI Scotland Welcomes Housing Commission Report

    RTPI Scotland has welcomed the RICS Scotland Housing Commission report and in particular that it has recognised the important role that planning can play in delivering new housing.


  • Special edition of Scottish Planner published

    The latest version of the newly designed Scottish Planner has been published. It is a special edition focussing on the Scotland's Best Places initiative with a 'pull-out' section on the Top 10 nominated Best Places, and announcing Dundee Waterfront as the Winner of the initiative.  The Scottish Planner is kindly sponsored by Barton Willmore and DWF

  • RTPI Scotland Centenary Conference

    The RTPI Scotland Centenary Conference will take place on 7 October at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. It will look at "Planning for Legacy: Sustainability and Resilience for Long Term Benefit". Confirmed speakers include Peter Hetherington, Chair of the TCPA; Mike Galloway, Director of City Development at Dundee City Council; Nicola Bacon, Founding Director of Social Space and Fiona Logan of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

  • Elections to RTPI Scottish Executive Committee

    Do you want to support and influence the work of RTPI Scotland? We are looking for nominations to our Scottish Executive Committee, which manages the Institute's policy, public affairs and member services in Scotland.  You can download the forms here.

Forthcoming events
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@rtpiscotland : RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2015 - open for entry 26/11/2014 - 09:11

@rtpiscotland : Air pollution costs Britain £10bn a year, report shows | Environment | The Guardian 26/11/2014 - 08:58

@rtpiscotland : Japanese construction firm says this 'Ocean Spiral' is the underwater city of the future - The Independent 26/11/2014 - 06:27

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