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About the Awards

The South West Awards for Planning Excellence celebrate projects and people who have helped create exceptional places and improved the lives of those who live and work there; highlighting how planning and planners work to create a safe, healthy and sustainable future.

Winning these prestigious awards is a clear demonstration of quality, and an excellent way to raise the profile of a project, team or individual.

Entries into the 2020 Regional Awards are now closed and will re open in Spring 2021. General entry information is detailed below.

Celebrate with us on the 18 November when hear more about this years inspirational shortlisted projects and who will win a highly respected award.

On the 20 November, join RTPI President Sue Manns for 'Top of the Planning Pops' for an insightful conversation with the judges. 

Shortlisted Entries

You may find reading the summaries below useful by way of a case study you may wish to follow up on. Case studies on those projects which win or are commended will be available on this website later in the year.

RTPI South West Awards for Planning Excellence are sponsored by

In a fast paced and ever changing planning climate, the SW RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence provides an important opportunity to share and reflect upon what can be achieved, and what is indeed being achieved, by planning professionals and communities across the south west. WYG is proud to sponsor this initiative.

Stride Treglown are delighted to continue our sponsorship of the SW RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence in 2020. The quality of the diverse submissions we have seen in recent years continues to demonstrate the importance of the input of planners have in the development process and, in particular, the ability to influence projects which involve the creative re-use of sites.