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RTPI East Midlands

Annual Debate - Is Good Design a Matter of Opinion?

 

Join us at our debate on 13 November.  How can the planning system ensure we deliver well designed development that meets the needs of people, the environment and  the economy.  See the event details here.

President's visit to the Region

 

The President Ian Tant visited the Region on what must have been two of the hottest days of 2019 on 24 and 25 July.  He spent the first day in Chesterfield, hosted by Chesterfield Borough Council.  Ian was shown two town centre redevelopment housing sites, one on the site of the former Saltergate football ground and the other on former NHS land.  Later he saw further regeneration projects: a New Premier Inn in a former Co-op, a new enterprise centre and redeveloped multi-storey car park and the major redevelopment at the Waterside site, all showing the Borough Council's ambitions and commitment to regeneration.

The following day Ian was a guest of the Peak District National Park.  This year marks the 70th anniversary of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside side Act, which led to the Peak District being designated the first UK National Park.  He visited the village of Hathersage and saw the excellent redevelopment of listed barns at Hathersage Hall into a business centre and the creation of public space and toilets in the village centre.  Later he visited Stanton Moor to see the RTPI Award winning scheme to protect the moorland and Scheduled Monument from further quarrying.

Regional Awards for Planning Excellence.

 

Winners and Highly Commended announced at presentation evening on 26 September at the Roundhouse, Derby.

See our Awards page for more details.

 

CPD events

We have several CPD events running in the region over the next few months - why not have a look at the events calendar.

 

Regional Services

We provide a range of services for our members in the East Midlands. As well as offering affordable seminars and events for professional development, we arrange social events, keep you up to date through newsletters and social media and provide local information and networking opportunities.

Get involved

We welcome your views and opinions, and are always looking for new volunteers to assist in running events and helping in the region. Contact Sue Slack to find out more.  Would you like to join our Regional Activities Committee?  We meet four times a year to plan and organise events for members.

 

Moving house or changing your job?

 

Please remember to let us know your new contact details if you have moved house or changed your job, we want to be able to keep you informed of Regional activities and events.  You can easily update the information here.

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@eastmidsrtpi : John Scott, our Chair introduces our question and answer session for today's annual debate on if good design is a m… https://t.co/1slJEL7QbB 13/11/2019 - 11:21

@eastmidsrtpi : Nils Feldmann of Feldmann Architects is our final speaker at our annual debate #Leicester https://t.co/YWpizKrHj0 13/11/2019 - 10:54

@eastmidsrtpi : Dr Stefan Kruczkowski discussing if design is subjective at our annual debate #Leicester https://t.co/0Vf8vBJclD 13/11/2019 - 10:42

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