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Finalists 2019

Congratulations to all this year's finalists. The winners will be announced during a ceremony at Milton Court Concert Hall on 24 April 2019.

Click on the categories below for more information on each of the finalists.

Excellence in Plan Making Practice

  • Alderney Land Use Plan - submitted by States of Alderney
  • Brightwell Lakes - submitted by Suffolk Coastal District Council and CEG
  • Developing the South Essex 2050 Place Ambition – submitted by Association of South Essex Local Authorities
  • East Lothian Local Development Plan 2018 – submitted by East Lothian Council, Planning Service    
  • Halsnead Garden Village Masterplan – submitted by Knowsley Council
  • The Housing Delivery Action Plan – submitted by Milton Keynes Council
  • The Strategic Growth Plan for Leicester & Leicestershire – submitted by The Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Growth Plan Partnership
  • Sutton Local Plan – submitted by London Borough of Sutton
  • Wandle Vistas – submitted by Fiona Fyfe Associates and Untitled Practice


Excellence in Planning for a Successful Economy

  • Bond Street Public Realm Improvement Project – submitted by Westminster City Council, NWEC, Publica, FM Conway, WSP and NRP
  • Derby Aerospace Campus Masterplan – submitted by AECOM
  • Gloucester Transport Hub – submitted by Gloucester City Council
  • LLDC Combined Economy Study, 2018 – submitted by London Legacy Development Corporation, Hatch Regeneris  and We Made That
  • Magherafelt Public Realm Scheme 2016-2017 – submitted by Mid Ulster District Council
  • New Market Facilities – submitted by Frank Whittle Partnership Ltd and Preston City Council
  • Planning to Ensure Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Realise Tangible Legacies – submitted by Sedgemoor District Council
  • Spanish City - submitted by North Tyneside Council
  • The Urban Science Building, Newcastle Helix – submitted by Newcastle University and Newcastle City Council
  • Whittlesford Parkway Station Masterplan - submitted by WYG

Excellence in Planning for Health and Wellbeing

  • Cuningar Loop Urban Woodland Park – submitted by South Lanarkshire Council
  • East Dulwich Hospital Redevelopment – submitted by Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design
  • Essex Design Guide 2018 – submitted by Essex County Council
  • Marlborough Primary School – submitted by CBRE
  • Planning and Delivery of Schools: Attleborough – submitted by NPS Group on behalf of Norfolk County Council
  • RFU Rugby 365 Artificial Grass Pitches – submitted by CBRE
  • Tackling Health Inequalities in South Worcestershire: an holistic approach – submitted by Worcestershire County Council

Excellence in Planning for Heritage and Culture

  • Anstruther, Cellardyke & Kilrenny: Community Burgh Survey – submitted by Fife Council
  • Auckland Tower – submitted by Durham County Council on behalf of Brighter Bishop Auckland Partnership Board
  • The Ironworks, Backbarrow, Lake District – submitted by Indigo Planning
  • Ordnance Yard – submitted by Elite Homes
  • The Smiddy - Centre of Excellence for Silversmithing and Jewellery – submitted by Aberdeenshire Council
  • Spanish City – submitted by North Tyneside Council
  • Studio 144 – submitted by CZWG Architects
  • Swanage Pier Restoration – submitted by Swanage Pier Trust
  • Union Street CARS - Schools Shopfront Design Project – submitted by Aberdeen City Council

Excellence in Planning for the Natural Environment

  • Bird Aware Solent - submitted by Portsmouth City Council
  • Silverlake – submitted by Savills
  • Stirling Enhanced Landscape Mitigation Project – submitted by Ironside Farrar Ltd and Scottish Power Energy Networks
  • A Survey of Important Trees and Hedgerows in the Parish of Market Bosworth – submitted by Market Bosworth Parish Council

Excellence in Planning for Homes – Small Schemes 
(up to 50 homes)

  • Agar Grove Phase 1a – submitted by Hawkins\Brown
  • Brickworks Community Centre and Affordable Housing - submitted by HTA Design LLP
  • Burlingham Square, Worcester – submitted by Matthews City and Country Homes
  • Erection of six dwellings with associated access, parking and landscaping following demolition of existing unlisted outbuildings – submitted by Test Valley Borough Council
  • Gilbury Hill Phase 2 – submitted by Situ8 Planning Consultancy
  • Knapdale Close – submitted by Fuller Long
  • Mackmurdo Place – submitted by Maldon District Council
  • Marklake Court – submitted by Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design
  • PLACE/Ladywell – submitted by London Borough of Lewisham


Excellence in Planning for Homes – Large Schemes
(50 or more homes)

  • 351 Caledonian Road – submitted by Jestico + Whiles
  • Abingworth Meadows – submitted by Horsham District Council Planning Department
  • Bath Western Riverside – submitted by Savills
  • Beaulieu Phase 1 - Joint submission by DWD, Countryside Zest (Beaulieu Park) LLP (CZ) and Chelmsford City Council (CCC).
  • Castleward Urban Village redevelopment – submitted by HTA Design LLP
  • Dargavel Village – submitted by Renfrewshire Council
  • Flint Walks Housing Scheme - submitted by Flintshire County Council
  • Heyford Park – submitted by Pegasus Group
  • Regents Park Estate New Homes – submitted Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design
  • Victoria Park - submitted by St Modwen Homes

Excellence in Tech Within Planning

  • A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down - submitted by AECOM
  • Artificial Intelligence In Planning at Milton Keynes Council - submitted by Milton Keynes Council
  • City Change Fund – submitted by Plymouth City Council
  • DATA Play – submitted by Plymouth City Council
  • Developer Contributions Database – Exacom PFM Project – submitted by Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils
  • Drones in Coastal Management Planning in North Norfolk – submitted by NPS Group
  • Jersey 3D Model – submitted by States of Jersey
  • Local Development Plan 2030, Draft Plan Strategy - 'Digital First' – submitted by the Local Development Plan Team, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
  • Modelling the Future City using innovative Technology - submitted by the City of London
  • The Sustainable Development Scorecard – submitted by Iceni Projects


International Award for Excellence in Planning

  • Development Plan of Jinjiang Dream Town for Talents – submitted by Wei Yang + Partners
  • From Depressive to Impressive: Huaibei Urban Spatial Characteristics Plan – submitted by Nanjing Southeast University Urban Planning and Design Institute Co., Ltd
  • Ibadan City Masterplan – submitted by DAR
  • Plan your Brisbane – submitted by Brisbane City Council


In-house Planning Team of the Year

  • Department for Education
  • Natural Power Consultants Ltd
  • Sport England                                                                  
  • Vail Williams LLP

Local Authority Planning Team of the Year

  • Aylesbury Vale District Council
  • Cardiff County Council
  • Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Glasgow City Council, Development & Regeneration Services   
  • Gloucester City Council
  • London Borough of Brent
  • London Borough of Sutton                             
  • Maldon District Council                     
  • North Ayrshire Council                                 
  • Thurrock Council


Small Planning Consultancy of the Year

  • BPTW
  • Collective Planning
  • Edgars
  • Ethical Partnership
  • Fowler Architecture & Planning
  • HTA Design LLP
  • Leith Planning Ltd.
  • MZA Planning                                       
  • Nicholas Taylor + Associates
  • NTR Planning

Planning Consultancy of the Year

  • ELG Planning
  • Iceni Projects                                       
  • Indigo Planning                                    
  • LUC                                                                   
  • Nexus Planning Limited                       
  • Pegasus Group                                                           
  • Savills

Young Planner of the Year

  • Ailsa Anderson - Aberdeenshire Council
  • Bhakti Depala - City of London Corporation
  • Kirstie Hopcroft - Lichfields
  • Jenna Langford – Sandwell MBC
  • Charlotte Morphet - Waltham Forest
  • Ross Raftery - Deloitte Real Estate


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