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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.

New to the region?

Read the latest 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

Dates to note:

20 April - NPPF Consultation Roundtable discussion, Taunton 1330 - 1515
or the second session from 1530 - 1715
25 April 2018
6 July 2018 -
South West Annual Dinner at We the Curious (@Bristol) Bristol
July 2018 - Nominations open for places on the RMB and RAC

2018 Event Programme launched!

View the programme
Download the event flyer
Download a booking form

Keep in touch

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Get involved

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 : Excellent sum up Charlotte @GVASouthWest and Michael @ArupGroup of @SWYoungPlanners .....future Chairs of… 25/04/2018 - 04:32

@RTPISouthWest : Katie Parnell @OxfordshireCC inspires us with @OxfordSmartCity and plans for technology and using mobile data… 25/04/2018 - 04:15

@RTPISouthWest : Heather Saxon & Nat Robinson @ConnectBristol updates delegates on the connectivity in the city and its future direc… 25/04/2018 - 04:09

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