Sponsors and Partner
Thank you to our generous sponsors for their continued support of the Awards for Planning Excellence.
AECOM are a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world's most complex challenges.
Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning new cities. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems. Helping governments maintain stability and security. Restoring damaged environments. Delivering clean water and energy.
They connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Worldwide, AECOM design, build, finance, operate and manage projects and programmes that unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people's lives.
We are AECOM.
Connected Places Catapult accelerates smarter living and travelling in and between the places of tomorrow. They focus on growing businesses with innovations in mobility services and the built environment that enable new levels of physical, digital and social connectedness. Connected Places Catapult operates at the intersection between public and private sectors and between local government and transport authorities. They convene the disparate parts of the market to help innovators navigate the complexity of doing business, creating new commercial opportunities and improving productivity, socio-economic and environmental benefits for places.
Downey is a multi-disciplinary practice of Chartered Town Planners, RIAI Architects, Landscape Architects and Project Managers.
Their collective ethos is to perfect ‘the art of planning and design’ to deliver projects within the construction sector and other associated industries. Their integrated service provides a full suite of experienced professionals in house to develop best solutions to the ever changing and complex environment of obtaining planning permissions, details design and implementation on site. Through an in-house collaboration they deliver exemplary solutions for schemes, constantly improving efficiency, time and cost management with notable increases in the quality of all their developments.
Their extensive experience and proven track record of obtaining Strategic Housing Developments (SHD) permissions incl. Build to Rent (BTR) and Co-Living schemes ensure that their clients, both in the public and private sectors, benefit from optimum success rates of planning procurement and development.
Optimis Consulting is a planning and development consultancy, specialising in residential-led developments, based in Bedford.
In 2017 Optimis Consulting was named RTPI Small Planning Consultancy of the Year and they are delighted to be sponsoring that category at the awards this year.
Places for People is one of the largest companies working in property and leisure management, development and regeneration in the UK. The Group makes a long-term commitment to its communities and works to provide what they need to thrive – whether it is new schools, shops, leisure facilities, job opportunities, access to learning and training or specialist support services. It is committed to creating successful places and enabling people to reach their potential. As a not-for-dividend organisation, any profit is reinvested back into its core business of creating and maintaining sustainable places.
Since 2003, Pegasus Group has grown to be a leading development consultancy in the UK. Our services span the entire project process from planning through to design and delivery, ensuring we achieve optimal results. We have a large, skilled and experienced workforce operating from offices throughout the UK and Ireland. Our approach combines local and national knowledge of the property and development industry providing our clients with an unrivalled understanding of what is required to make their schemes successful.
Our integrated teams combine knowledge and expertise from a wide variety of sectors. We have worked on some of the UK’s highest profile projects, developing excellent relationships with our clients and winning awards in the process.
Public Practices’ purpose is not just to increase and diversify the built environment expertise working in local government, it's to transform the status of public service, and support those working within it to lead the way. To do this we have created a unique professional placement programme specifically designed for built environment practitioners and their public authority hosts, whilst also celebrating and capturing leading industry knowledge and sharing it across the wider sector.