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RTPI South West

We provide a range of services for our 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.

Dates to note:

23 May 2017 - South West Annual General Meeting. This takes place during the conference. RTPI Members are welcome to attend the AGM element for free. Please register attendance to

30 June 2017 - South West Annual Dinner. Now on sale

July - Nominations open to join the RMB and RAC. Contact

6&7 July 2017 - RTPI Presidents Visit to the South West region

October/November 2017 - 2018 Conference Programme Launched

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

Conference Programme

2017 Conference Event Programme - See more

Download previous event presentations

Forthcoming events:

South West Young Planners - Pub Quiz
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at 7:00PM - 9:00PM
The Golden Guinea, Guinea St, Bristol BS1 6SX, UK
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ROOM@RTPI - Housing and Planning Act
Friday 24 March, 0930 - 16.00
Somerset County Cricket Club, Taunton
Find out more and book online

West Country Young Planners Appeals Workshop
Friday 24 March, at 5:30PM - 8:00PM
The Steam Packet, St Peters Quay, Totnes, Devon
FREE event - Click for more Information and booking

SW Young Planners - L-APC Workshop
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at 6:00PM - 9:00PM
University West of England, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
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SW Urban and Rural Planning and the MOD
Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Tidworth Garrison Theatre
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Get involved - We welcome your views and opinions, and are always looking for new volunteers to assist in running events and helping in the region. Contact Charlotte Daborn to find out more at

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@RTPISouthWest : David Richardson @Ashfords_Law takes delegates through the Housing & Planning Act #RTPIcpd @RTPISouthWest #Housing 24/03/2017 - 10:37

@RTPISouthWest : ROOM@RTPI Housing & Planning Act Masterclass today. #RTPIcpd @RTPISouthWest 24/03/2017 - 10:37

@RTPISouthWest : Matthew Reed @Landmark_LC gives us an insightful case review and lessons learnt @RTPISouthWest #nppf Conference 15/03/2017 - 02:57

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