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RTPI Centenary 2014

Our RTPI Centenary activities

Thank you to all members in the Yorkshire Region who supported our special Centenary events and activities.

Yorkshire's Planning Achievements - low cost Centenary Seminars

Our Yorkshire Practice Seminars in 2014 looked at the Region's greatest planning achievements and most includes study visits. All tickets were priced at just £5. 

Read the reports from the Seminars

Our Partners: Rollits    Turley   Squire Patton Boggs

Yorkshire Conference Series

All our conferences in the 2014 Series had a futures element.

Our Partners: 

   O'Neill AssociatesPeel       DWF      Squire Patton Boggs

     Parsons Brinckerhoff       CIHT


Learning from experience

Read the interviews with our longest serving members and some of our younger members.

Volunteering with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Members had the opportunity to volunteer to help the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust with their woodland planting and other environmental improvements task days during our Centenary year. RTPI member Alyson Linnegar spent a day as a volunteer with YWT: read her report

Download the YWT newsletter to find the volunteer days for October - December

Centenary Reception

Our canape and wine Centenary Reception was held on Wednesday 9th July 2014 at the National Railway Museum in York and was attended by both the RTPI President, Cath Ranson, and RTPI Chief Executive, Trudi Elliott. Photos from the Reception

JRFHeadline Sponsor: Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust

SavillsAlso sponsored by Savills (L&P) Ltd


Centenary Lecture

Sir Terry and KelvinSir Terry Farrell CBE delivered our Centenary Lecture: Creating Places, to 200 delegates at the Rose Bowl in Leeds on Thursday 15 May 2014. More photos. Read the report of the Lecture

Lecture delegates

DWFSponsored by DWF LLP


Centenary Quiz

Our Centenary quiz on Thursday 3 April at the Bierkeller in Leeds had 100 participants and was sold out. It was won by a team led by Jonathan  Brown.

TurleySponsored by Turley



5-a-side Football Tournament

Held on 13th September 2014 in Leeds.

FootballThe winning team was Harron Homes.


The tournament was kindly sponsored by GVA.



Future Planners Programme

The Region is participating in this on-going project, launched in the Centenary year. Find out more

Find out what happened in the other regions and nationally as we celebrated the RTPI Centenary in 2014.