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2018 WM Awards

RTPI West Midlands Awards for Planning Excellence celebrate outstanding planning practice in the West Midlands Region. Do you have a project to enter?

  • Entry opens 1st June 2018
  • Free to enter
  • NEW for 2018 :Overall Winner automatically shortlisted to national Awards in London for 2019
  • Deadline for submission Monday 23rd July at 5pm
  • Download guidance and entry form here

The regional awards will be presented at the WM Annual Ball and Awards for Planning Excellence Gala Dinner to be held at the Burlington Hotel in Birmingham on Friday 12 October 2018.

Any questions?

If you are interested in entering the awards or sponsoring this event, please contact

2017 Award Winners

The 2017 regional awards were presented at the Award Ceremony Dinner and Ball, on Friday 7 July at the Burlington Hotel, Birmingham. See the photos

Regional Award for Planning Excellence

The Birmingham Resilience Project

Young Planner of the Year

James Carpenter

Chair's Award

Walsall Housing Group and Keepmoat for Waters Keep, Walsall

Previous Award Winners


Regional Award for Planning Excellence - Dudley Council for the Old Glasshouse

Young Planner of the Year - Luke Coffey

Chairman's Award - Katy Craddock


Regional Award for Planning Excellence - The Old Market, Hereford

Young Planner of the Year - Stephanie Eastwood

Chairman's Award - Sue Griffith-Jones


Regional Award for Planning Excellence - The Library of Birmingham

Young Planner of the Year - Ben Simm

Centenary Award - Coventry Cathedral

Chairman's Award - University of Birmingham (Centre for Urban Studies) and Birmingham City University


Regional Award for Planning Excellence - Municipal Housing Trust

Young Planner of the Year - Maria Dunn

Team of the Year - Mott MacDonald and Centro

Chairman's Award - Planning Aid West Midlands Volunteers



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