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Nationally significant infrastructure projects and PINS - Birmingham

Thursday, 28 March 2019 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Etc venues, Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham, B4 6TB, UK
RTPI Training

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Course Aim

The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) have responsibility for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) and the Development Consent Order (DCO) decision making process in England and Wales. There is a range of skills and understanding of the processes required for all those involved in such schemes. This briefing brings together key participants in the process to discuss its operation, to map out its effects and to advice on the best ways to achieve successful outcomes.

Please see the agenda for this event here.

Through a combination of input from expert speakers and discussion, you will:

  • Gain an overview of NSIPs and lessons learnt
  • Hear a legal update
  • Gain first-hand knowledge on suppliers and clients working together on DCO applications
  • A local authority perspective – lessons learnt so far

RTPI Core CPD LogoCore CPD Framework:

- Infrastructure Planning and Economic Development

- Championing Planning


This course compliments the RTPI Learn module Infrastructure delivery planning.

The RTPI supports the adoption of all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and this course specifically supports:   

SDG 5 SDG 7 SDG 8 SDG 9 SDG 11 SDG 12 UN Emblem

Please note there is limited availability for Licentiate, Independent Consultants and concessions. To be eligible for the Independent Consultant rate, you need to be member of the Independent Consultants Network (ICN). For the RTPI concessions rate, you need to be a RTPI student, unemployed or retired member. You will need your membership number and password to book.

If you are having difficulties booking please contact us on 020 7929 8400 or email