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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



  • RTPI Scotland Annual Report 2014

    We have published our Annual Report for 2014. Headlines include

    • 56 events have been held for members across Scotland.
    • 19 responses have been submitted to consultation documents or calls for evidence issued by Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and other bodies, and oral evidence was given to Parliament on 1 occasion
    • 4 editions of the new look Scottish Planner have been published

     You can read the full report here


  • RTPI responds to Smith Commission

    RTPI Scotland has responded to the Smith Commission, setting out 10 principles that we ask the Commission to adopt in taking forward its work that would help planners.




  • 10 Propositions on Planning for Housing

    RTPI Scotland is keen to initiate a debate on planning for housing.  As part of this are keen to hear Members' views and so have published a paper setting out 10 propositions on possible solutions. Have a read and let use know what you think.

  • Scottish Young Planners' Conference 2015

    Save the Date! The Scottish Young Planners' Conference will take place on 12 March in Glasgow. Details to follow... 

  • Call for Evidence on Community Planning

    We have issued a call for evidence on how we can more effectively  link Spatial Planning and Community Planning. This will help shape research looking at the current disconnect between the processes, outcomes and priorities of community planning and spatial planning, how we can address this, and what the benefits of a greater connection between processes might be

Forthcoming events
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@rtpiscotland : Sir Moir Lockhead is to succeed Sir Kenneth Calman as Chairman of National Trust for Scotland Herald Scotland 20/12/2014 - 09:32

@rtpiscotland : Five cities where planning went right - @richardblyth7, Head of Policy at @rtpiplanners, in today's @guardiancities 19/12/2014 - 12:59

@rtpiscotland : RT @SP_ICIcom: Want to find out how to provide your views on our inquiry into #freight transport. See here http://t… 19/12/2014 - 11:39

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