Regional Award for Planning Excellence
The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence are the most established and respected awards in the planning industry. They highlight exceptional examples of planning and celebrate the contribution that planners and planning make to society.
For the first time ever there will be no cost to enter the Awards, it is completely FREE to everyone that would like to send through a submission.
Deadline: Friday 9 December 2016
Go to the RTPI website for details of how to enter
Our East of England Regional Award for Planning Excellence 2017 will be open for entries in early 2017. Keep an eye on this web page for opening and closing dates, and for a nomination form.
RTPI East of England Regional Award for Planning Excellence 2016
Winners of the Regional Award for Planning Excellence 2016 were Bidwells LLP and Pollard Thomas Edwards for their entry "Chelmsford City Park West".
There were two highly commended projects:
- Hadleigh Park Olympic Mountain Bike Legacy Project by Chris Blandford Associates – a network of trails on the former London 2012 Olympic mountain bike course, the only one of its kind, in the world, open to the public
- North West Cambridge Development by AECOM and University of Cambridge – the largest expansion plans in the University's 800 year history for 3,000 new homes, community, research and teaching facilities and public open space on a 150ha site
The Judging Panel were overwhelmed by the quality and diversity of the projects.
See the 2016 Awards page for details of the highly commended and other shortlisted entries.
2015 Regional Awards
In 2015, Evolution Town Planning and Mae Architects were crowned joint winners, with a neighbourhood plan for Rendlesham, Suffolk and a regeneration project in King's Lynn, Norfolk respectively.