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Shortlist 2017

RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence - Shortlist 2017

Excellence in Planning for Built Heritage

  • Saltcoats Town Hall - Submitted by North Ayrshire Council
  • Leicester Local Heritage Asset Register - Submitted by Leicester City Council
  • Dalkeith Town Centre Heritage Regeneration- Submitted by Midlothian Council
  • The Old Glasshouse - Submitted by Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Tramshed - Submitted by WYG
  • Fingal Heritage Properties Review - Submitted by SLR Consulting & Fingal County Council
  • The Seamus Heaney HomePlace - Submitted by Mid Ulster District Council
  • Old Railway Quarter- Submitted by Swindon Borough Council/Thomas Homes Ltd
  • City of London Churchyards: Statements of Significance Project- Submitted by City of London Corporation


Excellence in Planning for the Natural Environment

  • Davyhulme Wastewater Treatment Works Modernisation Project - Submitted by United Utilities
  • Upper Nene Valley Gravel Pits SPA Mitigation Strategy - Submitted by North Northamptonshire Joint Planning Unit
  • Planning and Delivering Green Roofs in the City of London - Submitted by City of London Corporation
  • Water Space Project - Submitted by Water Space Partnership
  • Wootton Riverine Woodland Wetland Restoration Scheme - Submitted by Mott MacDonald Limited
  • Victory Oak - Submitted by Sovereign Housing Association Ltd
  • Energy Futures - Submitted by Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
  • Plymouth Strategic Landscape and Seascape Character and Sensitivity Study - Submitted by Plymouth City Council and LUC


Excellence in Planning for Well-being

  • TAYPlan/ University of Dundee Youth Camp 2016 - Submitted by TAYPlan Strategic Development Planning Authority
  • Site Clearance Operation at 47 Meadvale Road - Submitted by Leicester City Council
  • Lansdowne Bear Pit Transformation: Micro Regeneration Scheme - Submitted by Bournemouth Borough Council
  • American Express Elite Football Performance Centre - Submitted by DMH Stallard LLP
  • Caesar Court - Submitted by HTA Design LLP
  • Place Standard - Submitted by Scottish Government, NHS Health Scotland, Architecture & Design Scotland


Excellence in Planning to Create Economically Successful Places

  • The Francis Crick Institute - Submitted by The Francis Crick Institute
  • Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme - Submitted by Ove Arup and Partners
  • Manor House, Rathlin Refurbishment Project - Submitted by Department for Infrastructure Northern Ireland/Rathlin Development & Community Association (RDCA)
  • Bloomberg Development - Submitted by City of London Corporation
  • Grey to Green - Submitted by Sheffield City Council
  • CB1 Masterplan - Submitted by Bidwells LLP
  • Victoria Gate Development (Phase 1) - Submitted by Leeds City Council & Hammersons
  • The Bay Campus – Swansea University - Submitted by Savills UK Ltd
  • West Croydon Interchange Masterplan Public Realm - Submitted by Croydon Council - Placemaking Team


Excellence in Planning to Deliver Housing

  • Chaddlewood - Submitted by Barratt David Wilson Homes and Plymouth City Council
  • Stuck Sites - Submitted by Planning Service, Sheffield City Council
  • Perrybrook: A new community for Brockworth - Submitted by Hunter Page Planning Ltd
  • Carrowbreck Meadow - Submitted by NPS Group
  • Bath Road Reservoir and Pumping Station - Submitted by Reading Borough Council
  • Bransgore Affordable Housing Scheme - Submitted by New Forest National Park Authority (NFNPA)
  • Louisburg Barracks - Submitted by Homes and Communities Agency and AECOM
  • Stafford Close Housing Scheme - Submitted by Dartmoor National Park Authority
  • Dover Court Estate - Submitted by HTA Design LLP
  • Sherwood Estate Regeneration - Submitted by PRP
  • Tadpole Garden Village - Submitted by Crest Nicholson and Swindon Borough Council
  • Meadow Road Social Housing Worthing - Submitted by Adur and Worthing Councils
  • Creating Sustainable Communities on Salisbury Plain - Submitted by WYG and Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  • The Bacton Estate Phase 1 - Submitted by Karakusevic Carson Architects
  • Leeds Housing Regeneration Project - Submitted by WYG and Keepmoat


Excellence in Planning for the Innovative Delivery of Infrastructure

  • Crookedstone Road Solar Farm - Submitted by Lightsource Renewable Energy Holdings Limited
  • Ellis Meadows - Submitted by Leicester City Council
  • East Bank, River Arun - Littlehampton - Submitted by LDA Design
  • Delivering Major Infrastructure - A Collaborative and Plan-Led Approach- Manchester Airport Transformation - Submitted by Manchester Airports Group (MAG)
  • Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls - Submtited by Mott MacDonald Ltd
  • Bransholme Surface Water Pumping Station (BSWPS) - Submitted by Yorkshire Water and Arup
  • Kite Power Solutions - Submitted by Natural Power Consultants Limited


Excellence in Plan Making Practice

  • St Albans Civic Centre Opportunity Sites Masterplan - Submitted by Look! St Albans, ImaginePlaces Ltd, St Albans Civic Centre Opportunity Sites (CCOS) Development Partnership

  • Guildford Town Centre and Hinterland Masterplan - Submitted by Allies and Morrison and Guilford Borough Council
  • Pilot Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Spatial Plan - Submitted by Marine Scotland
  • Stroud District Local Plan - Submitted by Stroud District Council
  • Shape my Brecon Beacons - Submitted by Brecon Beacons National Park Authority
  • Findrasse Masterplan - Submitted by Savills UK Ltd
  • Bristol Temple Quarter Spatial Framework - Submitted by Bristol City Council (City Design Group)
  • Birmingham Development Plan - Submitted by Birmingham City Council, Planning and Regeneration


International Award for Planning Excellence

  • PDGML - Plano Director Geral Metropolitano de Luanda (Masterplan for Luanda Province, Angola) - Submitted by Broadway Malyan
  • Madinat al Irfan (Muscat, Oman) - A joint submission by Allies and Morrison and Arup
  • The Capital Steel Urban Regeneration Project (Beijing, China) Submitted by Beijing Municipal Institute of City Planning & Design (BMICPD)
  • "From Brown to Green" Hung Shui Kiu New Development Area Planning and Engineering Study (Hong Kong) - Submitted by Urbis Limited
  • Reem Island Downtown, RIS4 (Abu Dhabi City, United Arab Emirates) - Submitted by Arup


Employer Award for Excellence

  • Iceni Projects
  • Atkins Ltd.
  • Terence O'Rourke


Local Authority Planning Team of the Year

  • South Oxfordshire District Council
  • Leeds City Council
  • North East Lincolnshire Council/Engie Regeneration Partnership
  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council


Planning Consultancy of the Year

  • Indigo Planning
  • Savills UK Ltd
  • WYG
  • ELG Planning


Small Planning Consultancy of the Year

  • Robinson & Hall LLP
  • Optimis Consulting
  • RCOH Ltd
  • Cundall
  • Natural Power Consultants Limited
  • Origin3 ltd.


Young Planner of the Year

  • Fran Dance - Planner at Arup, Integrated City Planning Team
  • Jo Ellingham - Senior Planner (Now Associate) at HTA Design LLP
  • Kim Boal - Planning Officer at Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
  • Duncan Smart - Senior Planner at Peter Brett Associates
  • Liam Jones - Area Team Leader at City & County of Swansea Council
  • Luke Coffey - Senior Planning Consultant at Mott MacDonald


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