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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.

2017 Regional Award

Currently open for entries. Further details

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 Awards 2017

    Open for entries until 15 June 2017: the RTPI Yorkshire Award for Planning Excellence. Find out how to enter

  • 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.

    See what's coming up.

  • Low cost events with Yorkshire Practice Seminars

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

    See what's coming up


Forthcoming events
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