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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



  • Central Govan Action Plan wins The Silver Jubilee Cup

    Congratulations to Glasgow City Council which has won the UK and Ireland's premier planning award, the Silver Jubilee Cup, with the  Central Govan Action Plan 

  • 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

  • Scottish Planning & Environmental Law Conference

    RTPI Scotland is pleased to support The Scottish Planning & Environmental Law (SPEL) Conference 2014 on 24 September, Glasgow.  The SPEL Conference is widely regarded as the leading planning and environmental law conference in Scotland.  This year´s Conference will centre on the theme of ´meeting ambitious targets`¨.  Scotland has some of the most ambitious targets in Europe - if not the world - when it comes addressing climate change issues.  

    For a full programme and on-line booking form call 0141 574 1905 or visit the website

Forthcoming events
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@rtpiscotland : Helix parkland project wins National Lottery award - BBC News 22/09/2014 - 12:21

@rtpiscotland : Better mobility key for clean cities - BBC 19/09/2014 - 07:32

@rtpiscotland : The Department of Planning and Environmental Appeals @DPEAScotland have published their Annual Review 2013-14 19/09/2014 - 04:03

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