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Regional Awards

RTPI East of England Award for Planning Excellence 2017

Our thanks to everyone who entered the Regional Award for Planning Excellence 2017.  The Judging Panel were overwhelmed by the quality and diversity of the projects.

After consideration and deliberation by the Panel, we are very pleased to announce the following entries are Finalists in this year's Regional Award:

  • Design Charrette for St Albans Civic Centre Opportunity Sites Masterplan, entered by Look! St Albans; ImaginePlaces Ltd; and St Albans City Centre Opportunity Site (CCOS) Development Partnership
  • CB1 Masterplan, entered by Bidwells LLP
  • Community Planning in Central Bedfordshire, entered by Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Carrowbreck Meadow, entered by NPS Group on behalf of Broadland Growth Ltd.
  • Land at Foundry Field, Burnham Market, entered by Pegasus Group and Fleur Hill
  • Laindon Shopping Centre Redevelopment, entered by Swan Housing Association
  • Fletton Quays, entered by ELG Planning and Peterborough City Council

Congratulations to all the Finalists

Announcement of Winners

The winners of the Award will be announced at our Regional Award Dinner, to be held at Girton College, Cambridge on Friday 22 September 2017.  Find out more here

Previous Regional Winners

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 

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.


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