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Areas covered

North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, City of Kingston upon Hull, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire.

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RTPI Yorkshire

The Royal Town Planning Institute is the UK's leading planning body for spatial, sustainable and inclusive planning and is the largest planning institute in Europe with over 23,000 members. RTPI Yorkshire, with over 1500 members, provides a range of services for our members in the region. As well as offering affordable events, our Yorkshire Conference Series and Yorkshire Practice Seminars, we arrange social events, keep members up to date through e-bulletins and social media, provide local information and networking opportunities, and run an annual Award for Planning Excellence. We also have social, networking and CPD events and activities for our young planners.

Building a successful career in planning

Emma Lancaster, 2017 Chair of RTPI Yorkshire and RTPI National Young Planner of the Year, talks about how she is building a successful career in planning: Download podcast

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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 Trish Cookson to find out more.

Ed Cox

Left: guest speaker Ed Cox, IPPR North Director, at our 2017 RTPI Yorkshire Chair's Reception held at the Tetley in Leeds on 19 January. 

2017 Pledge Card

In order to maintain and strengthen the broad range of services that we provide to planners and other built environment professionals in the Yorkshire region, we are now asking for your support.

Please add your name to the growing list of supportes by downloading, completing and returning our 2017 Pledge Card.

Sponsorship opportunities

RAC Oct 2016

We welcomed RTPI Chief Executive Trudi Elliott to our Regional Activities Committee in Leeds in October.

2016 Annual Review

  • RTPI Yorkshire Conference Series

    The RTPI Yorkshire Conference Series is organised by RTPI Yorkshire in partnership with Leeds Beckett and Sheffield Hallam Universities. It promotes good planning practice and provides a service to support its members and others in the built environment field.

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  • Low cost events with Yorkshire Practice Seminars

    RTPI Yorkshire Practice Seminars provide our members with low cost CPD events. 

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Forthcoming events
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@rtpi_yorks : Thank you to Tim Hill and planners at @LeedsCC_News who are hosting @RTPI_Yorks visit in Leeds this afternoon from @APA_Planning 22/06/2017 - 12:28

@rtpi_yorks : We look forward to seeing nominations come in from @RTPI_Yorks region! 22/06/2017 - 09:20

@rtpi_yorks : We're very much looking forward at @RTPI_Yorks to welcoming Cynthia, Jim and Jason to Leeds today for our Internati… 22/06/2017 - 09:12