Monthly Archives: June 2011

TV Splash for RTPI London’s Brian

RTPI London committee member Brian Whiteley made headlines on Monday’s BBC London News, after RTPI London was approached to talk about the rise of cycling in London. “They wanted to know if “we” are going to redesign London now a lot more people are cycling here”, says Brian. “I had about 15 seconds to answer and […]

Planners take up the City Scavenge Challenge

On an overcast June evening, eight teams from across London and beyond ventured out into the heart of the City of London to take part in the well touted RTPI London Young Planners City Scavenger Challenge. With many participants never having experienced this event before, there was a certain level of trepidation as to what […]

A Big Legacy for a Big Society – the 2011 London Planning Conference

RTPI London will be hosting a day-long conference set in Stratford on 28th July 2011, a year before the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games. The conference, sponsored by AECOM seeks to celebrate, debate and discuss the ongoing transformation of Stratford and the Lower Lea Valley with the planners who have been at the forefront of […]

Young Built Environment Professionals Speed Networking Event

On the evening of Wednesday 25th May, young planners, surveyors and architects took part in a ‘Young Built Environment Professionals Speed Networing’ event at Auberge Bar in the City of London. The event was hosted by the RTPI London Young Planners group in association with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Royal Institute […]

Planning Aid for London – The Way Forward

Planning Aid for London (PAL) has been through some funding uncertainties in the last six months, but this has provided us with an opportunity to change our organisation and look towards the future. For at least the coming twelve months, we have secured funding from London Councils, the Cabinet Office via the Transition Fund, and […]