Seven projects in the South West are in the running to win at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) South West Awards for Planning Excellence 2020.
The RTPI represents 25,000 planning professionals worldwide and promotes spatial planning, shapes policy and raises professional standards. The Awards for Planning Excellence in the South West have been run by RTPI South West for over 30 years to recognise planning excellence in the region.
The shortlisted 2020 entries are:
- Palm Cross Green, Modbury (entered by Place Studio)
- Pilgrim Court, Plymouth (entered by Plymouth City Council)
- The Story of Gardening & The Viper at The Newt in Somerset (entered by AZ Urban Studio and South Somerset District Council)
- Conservation through COVID – adapting to new ways of working (entered by Bath Preservation Trust)
- Cam Neighbourhood Plan and Design Code (entered by Place Studio)
- Jersey Integrated landscape and Seascape Character Assessment (entered by Government for Jersey)
- Gloucestershire Minerals Plan (entered by Gloucestershire County Council)
Chair of RTPI South West Dawn de Vries said:
“The shortlisted entries are a mix of outstanding planning, reflecting the really high standards and achievements of the planning profession throughout the South West. Given the high calibre of entries, the judges will no doubt find it difficult to pick an overall winner.”
The winners will be announced in an online ceremony on 18 November.