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Working with the New Practice Guidance

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne
RTPI North East

This seminar will consider the Government position and expectations on design in planning in the context of the recently published National Design Guide and the work of the Building Better, Building Beauty Commission. It will discuss issues of interpretation, capacity and capability in the application of the Guidance to policy making and decision making.

Delegates can expect to:--

  • Gain a detailed understanding of the new Guidance
  • Discuss its practical application to local policy making and decision-making activity
  • Consider the related issues of capacity and capability in this area of planning and how these might practically be addressed.


  • Design
  • Planning law and process
  • Championing planning

 Read the latest publication from the RTPI on Planning and Design Quality

This seminar could count as appropriate CPD for RTPI members - remember to keep a record of your learning, including your learning outcomes, in your CPD record

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