Monthly Archives: April 2012

Meet RTPI President Colin Haylock

RTPI President Colin Haylock is visiting the London Region on the 3rd and 4th May and we are holding a series of events open to all members. RTPI London has chosen the focus of the visit to be on London’s newest and most inspiring infrastructure and is seeking to arrange a series of presentations and […]

RTPI London – Cycling in London Series

4th and 17th May 2012 There have been impressive increases in cycling in London over recent years, however accident rates continue to increase. There is limited space to accommodate an effective cycling infrastructure to improve safety and reach the levels of cycling aspired to in the Mayors Transport Strategy. Surely something has to give? More […]

RTPI Olympic Events

There are two FREE events that are presently being offered as part of part of the RTPI’s work with the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) on disseminating the information around the learning legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We believe that either or both will be of interest any you are urged to […]

Review: Young Built Environment Professionals Speed Networking

Young Planners, surveyors, architects and other built environment professionals took part in a ‘Speed Networking’ event at Abacus Bar in the City of London on Wednesday 11th April. The event was hosted by RTPI London Young Planners with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors ‘MATRICS’ group with free food and refreshments kindly provided by recruitment […]

The NPPF – a new era?

The National Planning Policy Framework has finally arrived, prompting a rush of speculation and evaluation on how it differs from the initial draft NPPF. But how does it differ from the national planning policy we were using prior to 27 March 2012?  Pro-Growth – The presumption in favour of sustainable development is a ‘golden thread’ running through plan-making and decision-taking. The […]