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RTPI South West

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

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Read the latest 2018 briefing on the South West, its current planning issues, major projects, and professional planning activity. Written by Geoff Walker, RTPI SW Regional Activity Committee Member and former Regional Policy Officer.

Find out what RTPI South West does for you and read the Annual Review for 2017 - a summary of activities organised to support, promote and profile Planning.

Dates to note

September - Nominations open for RMB and RAC Regional Committee
11-13 September - 13th European Biennial of Towns and Town Planners 2019 | Planning on the Edge, Plymouth  Find out more

2019 CPD Event Programme 

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Download the full 2019 programme
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Previous events

Download presentations and event reports.

Keep in touch

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We welcome your views and opinions, and are always looking for new volunteers. Contact Charlotte Daborn to find out more at

Forthcoming events
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@RTPISouthWest : Join @SWYoungPlanners & @DevonWildlife on 22 August for a walk to observe one of Europe’s largest maternity colony… 15/08/2019 - 12:01

@RTPISouthWest : New RTPI research finds that local authorities in England invest an average of around £7 per person per year on pla… 13/08/2019 - 12:01

@RTPISouthWest : New RTPI research on Resourcing Public Planning provides evidence on cuts to local authority planning and how the s… 05/08/2019 - 01:04

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