Regional Award for Planning Excellence
RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2017
The closing date for entries into the RTPI National Awards has now passed, and entries from the East of England have been forwarded on to us to be included in our own Regional Award.
RTPI East of England Award for Planning Excellence 2017
The RTPI Regional Award 2017 will shortly be open for entries. This is a great opportunity to highlight the positive impact planning has on our quality of life by submitting details of a completed project or other piece of planning work that you are proud of. This is a great chance to highlight and celebrate the work of planners and other members of the development team.
Entry is free and all you need to do is complete a simple application form and submit your project details by the closing date of 26 May 2017.
Entries need to be for projects or plans completed in the region within the last two years. Applications are invited from individual planners or project teams from the public or private sectors.
You are strongly encouraged to submit your entries well before the closing date.
All shortlisted entries will be showcased at our Regional Gala Dinner, to be held in the Autumn, at which the winner will be announced.
We look forward to seeing your entries!
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.