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Young Planners in the North West

The NWYPs: Who are we and what do we do?

The Young Planners are RTPI members in education or in the first ten years of their planning careers.  Membership of the Young Planners is open to all student, licentiate and chartered members of the RTPI.

The North West Young Planners cover one of the largest regions in the UK and organise a busy calendar of events.  Events are focused in Manchester and Liverpool, but we also have several events a year across the rest of the region.  Events include CPD talks and tours, and networking and social events.

If you would like to receive newsletters and  updates about NWYP events complete this form to sign up to our mailing list.

Through a range of inter-professional initiatives we also work to promote planning as a profession both within schools and universities and across the built environment network. 

You can follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for more details of upcoming events, opportunities and snippets of planning trivia!

 

2018 Events 

Below are details of our upcoming events over the next few months.  Many more will be confirmed through the year.  At the moment we are putting together walking tours, talks, CPD sessions, and social and networking events.  Details of all of these will always be published through the mailing list.  If you have any suggestions for events you think would be of interest, please get in touch.

Manchester Public Realm & Square: Walking Tour - 23 August (5.45 - 7.15 pm)

A guided and open discussion looking at Manchester's Squares and Public Real

 

Summer Social, Oast House, Spinningfields - 30 August (5.30 pm onwards)

A great opportunity for you to meet other young planners in the region as well as members of the North West Young Planners CommitteeEmail expressions of interest to hannah.payne@indigoplanning.com

 

St Cuthbert's Garden Village, Carlisle - 13 September (4.00 - 8.00 pm)

St Cuthbert's Garden Village in Carlisle has set an ambitious proposal for up to 10,000 new homes, employment opportunities, community facilities. Mini bus tour and panel discussion.  

 

Meet the Committee

Our committee of 12 dedicated volunteers are responsible for organising all of our events and is made up of public and private sector planners, licentiate and chartered members and planning students.  Meet the committee.

 

Associated Groups

Street North West

Interested in Urban Design?  join the Urban Design Group/Street North West!  Check out the Facebook page for all things urban design - from development news in the region to light hearted articles and newsbytes.  For more info or to join the UDG mailing list please contact street-north-west@urban-design-group.org.uk

Student Urban Development Network

The Student Urban Development Network (SUDN) is the group for students at the University of Manchester's School of Environment, Education and Development, including planners and urban designers.  SUDN organise events and visits through the academic year.  Please visit their Facebook page to find out more.

 

Memorandum of Association

The NWYPs have recently adopted a Memorandum of Association. This details how the committee and NWYPs operates, requirements of being a member and associated processes. Everything you need to know about the NWYPs is in this document