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Awards for Planning Excellence

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The most prestigious awards in planning


On 24 April 2019, over 500 built environment professionals celebrated the outstanding contribution that planners and planning make to society at our Awards for Planning Excellence in central London.

Huge congratulations to all of our winners and highly commended finalists across all 14 categories. View more in our news story.

The Silver Jubilee Cup, presented to the category winner judged as best overall, was won by Plymouth City Council’s groundbreaking City Change Fund initiative.

The winners

View more about all of the winning projects in our awards brochure:

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Please click here to view pictures from the awards ceremony.


Thank you to all our generous sponsors. For more details on this year's supporters please click here to view their profiles.

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About the Awards for Planning Excellence

The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence are the longest running and most high-profile awards in the industry. For 40 years they have rewarded the brightest talent in the profession; the teams, projects and individuals that transform economies, environments and their communities all over the UK and internationally.

With planners tackling some of the most pressing issues of our time, from population growth and housing shortage to environmental issues and climate change, it has never been more important to reward the contributions of the profession to society.

Thank you to those involved in judging the 2019 awards. Please click here for a full list of our judges.

2020 awards

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