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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.

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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.

Find out what RTPI South West does for you and read the Annual Review for 2017 - a summary of activities organised to support, promote and profile Planning.

Dates to note:

1 June 2018 - RTPI SW Awards for Planning Excellence Open
6 July 2018 - South West Annual Dinner at We the Curious (@Bristol) Bristol
July 2018 - Nominations open for places on the 2019 RMB and RAC
23 July 2018 - Entries close into RTPI SW Awards for Planning Excellence 
8 November 2018 - Special Business General Meeting, Taunton

2018 CPD Event Programme

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Previous events

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We welcome your views and opinions, and are always looking for new volunteers. Contact Charlotte Daborn to find out more at


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