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RTPI South West

We provide a range of services for members in the South West. As well as offering affordable seminars and events for professional development, we arrange social events, keep you up to date through newsletters and provide local information and networking opportunities.

New to the region?

Read the latest briefing on the South West, its current planning issues, major projects, and professional planning activity. Written by Geoff Walker, RTPI SW Regional Activity Committee Member and former Regional Policy Officer

Dates to note:

3 November 2017 - South West Special Business General MeetingThis takes place during the conference. RTPI Members are welcome to attend the SBGM element for free. Please register attendance to

6 July 2018 - South West Annual Dinner at We the Curious (@Bristol) Bristol

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2016 Annual Review - now availble to read.

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2017 Event Programme

2017 Event Programme - See more

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2018 Event Programme launched!

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Keep in touch

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Get involved

We welcome your views and opinions, and are always looking for new volunteers. Contact Charlotte Daborn to find out more at

Forthcoming events
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@RTPISouthWest : Dr Eime Tobari @Space_Syntax to discuss Spatial Planning and health for cities on 3 Nov, Taunton 20/10/2017 - 03:00

@RTPISouthWest : James Cleeton & Patrick Williams @SustransSW @sustrans to discuss opportunities of active travel on 3 Nov, Taunton 20/10/2017 - 02:00

@RTPISouthWest : Graham Parkhurst @UWEBristol @gpp2911 to discuss Autonomous road vehicle technology &impacts on urban planning 3 Nov 20/10/2017 - 01:00

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Contribute to your Institute. Join a network, become a Mentor, volunteer for Planning Aid England, stand in the RTPI annual elections... and more.

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