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Awards

RTPI SW Awards for Planning Excellence 2017

The RTPI SW Awards for Planning Excellence operate in conjunction with the RTPI National Awards: the SW Awards assess those project submissions to the national awards that relate to the South West. 

Judging is currently underway and more deails will follow shortly.

The Winners for the RTPI South West Awards for Planning Excellence 2016

 

Winner:  Plan for Homes  submitted by Plymouth City Council.

Shortlisted:

The Court House, Plymouth (conversion of the former Greenbank prison to provide 65 self contained student flats + a new Aldi Store) submitted by Plymouth City Council.

The Octagon Chapel, Bath (conversion to a restaurant) submitted by Bath and NE Somerset Council.

Paignton Strategic Masterplans (Paignton Town Centre and Collaton St Mary) (submitted by Stride Treglown)

The  2016 Awards were sponsored jointly by WYG and Stride Treglown.     

The Winners for the RTPI South West Awards for Planning Excellence 2015


The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence highlight exceptional examples of planning and celebrate the contribution that planners and planning make to society. South West Entries recieved into the National Awards are judged independantly in a seperate awards programme by a dedicated committee of judges with a multitude of planning experience. The South West submissions are 
assessed within two categories:

a) Schemes on the Ground, and
b) Other Planning Work (i.e. strategies, policy documents, action plans).

Winners were presented with their certificates on Tuesday 28 July at Custom House, Exeter Quay. Photos are available here

Read the news release here

The Results

Overall Winner of the RTPI SW Awards for Planning Excellence 2015 and also the Award for the Joint Best Entry in the 'Schemes on the Ground' category.


EXE ESTUARY TRAIL
Exe Estuary Trail Project

Exe Estuary Trail Presentation 

From left to right: Simon Lamb (Parsons Brinckerhoff), Roger North (Parsons Brinckerhoff), Mike Deaton (Devon County Council), Hayley Stokes (Devon County Council), Councillor Stuart Hughes (Cabinet member responsible for Cycling – with the trophy), The Chairman of the Council – Councillor Christine Channon (with the plaque) and obviously Paul Barnard, (Assistant Director, Strategic Planning & Infrastructure, Plymouth City Council (Panel Chair)

OTHER PLANNING WORK'

GLOUCESTER, CHELTENHAM, TEWKESBURY JOINT CORE STRATEGY  Commended

GREEN PARK HOUSE REDEVELOPMENT, BATH  Commended

ARMY BASING PROGRAMME – SALISBURY PLAIN MASTERPLAN  Highly Commended

INFRASTRUCTURE LED PLANNING -THE CRANBROOK WAY  Highly Commended

THE PLYMOUTH PLAN  Award for the best entry in the 'Other Planning Work' category

'SCHEMES ON THE GROUND'

HANHAM HALL  Highly Commended

J3 DEVELOPMENT Award for the Joint Best entry

 

A word from our sponsors:

"WYG  a consultancy with a significant national planning business are honoured and pleased to have been associated with this prestigious completion for many years, this year in particular the standard of entries was very high, and whilst all the schemes and plans were very different they all exhibited planning excellence as the short listing and being winners in the national awards testifies. The winning scheme, the Exe estuary trail, exemplifies partnership working, tenacity, and considerable successful consultation, to produce an important leisure and tourist facility"

David Lowin MRTPI, Director of Planning, WYG


RTPI South West would like to thank WYG for their continued support and sponsorship of our annual awards programme.

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