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RTPI Blog

  • Social housing – the Flemish model
    Social housing – the Flemish model 01 October 2018 Author: Sien Winters

    As the UK struggles to get more much needed social housing, it is time to take a look at how other countries tackle the issue. Here's a look at Flanders. More »

  • Planning for the North must engage people
    Planning for the North must engage people 19 September 2018 Author: Sarah Longlands

    A pan-region and collaborative approach to thinking about the future of the North can add value and broaden the debate beyond that of policy makers and politicians, Director of IPPR North writes. More »

  • Inclusive cycling – what can we do more?
    Inclusive cycling – what can we do more? 14 September 2018 Author: Zoe Abel

    If we are serious about tackling the UK’s air pollution crisis and creating sustainable places, cycling needs to be more inclusive. More »

  • Northern Ireland: We deserve better
    Northern Ireland: We deserve better 04 September 2018 Author: Claire Williamson

    Northern Ireland's political stalemate is being felt in every part of our communities, our health care facilities, schools and our commerce, writes Claire Williamson from RTPI Northern Ireland. More »

  • How one council delivers more than enough homes against the odds

    New analysis shows that the supply of new homes in Northumberland has far outstripped the need in recent years. The council's Principal Planner tells us how they achieved it. More »

  • Challenges facing planning education in the UK
    Challenges facing planning education in the UK 28 August 2018 Author: John Sturzaker

    As universities struggle to fill places, what are the specific challenges faced by planning schools, and how are they responding to them? More »