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The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence celebrate outstanding plans, projects and people that demonstrate the power of planning. These awards highlight exceptional examples of how planning and planners have a positive impact on our quality of life in creating exceptional places and protecting our environment.

Entries for this year’s awards have now closed. A huge thank you to everyone who entered. 

The finalists in the East Midlands region have now been announced.

Awards will be given to:

  • Best Project (this is the winner of seven project categories) 
  • Young Planner of the Year 

All finalists will be provided with a RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence ‘Finalist’ logo, which can be used on your website, email, social media and other promotional materials.

The East Midlands winners will be announced at a celebration of planning champagne reception on 24 June 2022 at the Albert Hall in Nottingham. We’re looking forward to celebrating with you in-person this year.

The winning and top scoring entries across all 15 categories will become national finalists in October and we will reward and celebrate the very best in planning at a ceremony in central London on 30 November. The silver jubilee cup will be awarded to the project deemed the most outstanding of all the winning projects.

For more details on the Awards for Planning Excellence including the timeline, list of all categories, and FAQs, visit our awards hub.

You can also join the conversation on our social media channels using #RTPIAwards.

Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting these awards.

East Midlands Awards Sponsors:


Fisher German

Howes Percival