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About RTPI Scotland

Annual Review 2018

The RTPI Scotland Annual Review has been published, highlighting that in 2018:

  • over 40 events were organised by the Chapters for members across Scotland
  • 350 delegates attended the RTPI Scotland Annual Conference, Sir Patrick Geddes Commemorative Lecture and Scottish Young Planners' Conference
  • we published 13 policy or briefing papers
  • we gave 12 presentations to conferences and events to promote our messages and ideas
  • RTPI Scotland is represented on 23 different advisory groups
  • The Scottish Planner won the publishing category at Creativepool 2018 Design Awards
  • we issued 10 news releases on topics including the Planning Bill, third party rights of appeal, chief planning officers and resourcing planning
  • we have around 2100 members across Scotland working across sectors, organisations and roles

Read the report here.

Scottish Executive Committee

RTPI Scotland works directly with the Scottish Government and the Scottish Parliament who legislate for the separate planning system in Scotland. Our work focuses on:

  • shaping and informing policy and practice
  • providing opportunities for Members to access CPD
  • sharing good practice
  • promoting planning

Our work is managed through the Scottish Executive Committee (SEC) and implemented by the Director and staff team based at the Edinburgh office.


The Scottish Executive Committee is supported by RTPI Scotland staff:


RTPI Scotland, 18 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 8HQ

Tel: +44 (0)131 229 9628


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How to find us

We are situated in the west end of Edinburgh, five minutes walk from Haymarket Station. The office is served by a number of bus routes, including the Airport bus and is located by the West End - Princes Street Edinburgh Tram stop. Pay-and-display car parking is available outside the office and there is an NCP car park in Castle Terrace. View map of our location