Monthly Archives: April 2013

RTPI London at 3Space RE:Think Festival

From 1st – 3rd May, 3Space’s new hub in Blackfriars will be transformed into an interactive playground for Re:THINKing the ways that we use our cities and resources 3Space is an innovative charity which unlocks the potential of empty commercial property by making it available for temporary community use. They have recently taken ownership of […]

Polish and Norwegian Planners Visit to London this summer

The RTPI has recently been approached by two groups of planners hoping to come to London over the next few months. The Polish Chamber of Planning is organising a CPD visit for planner-architects from 1st – 4th July. They hope to meet other planners and would be glad to have a site visit with a […]

London’s Future Infrastructure: Heathrow Airport

The latest in a series of members’ events looking at London’s future infrastructure was a visit to Heathrow on 18 April. A group of 20 London Region planners were given a series of presentations in the morning by senior staff from Heathrow Airport Limited: Stephen Allen, Town Planning Manager Simon Baugh, Director of Media and […]

REVIEW: Forgotten Spaces 2013: Exploration Workshop: Hammersmith Flyover

Fifteen planners, architects, landscape architects and designers visited Hammersmith on Thursday 11th April as part of an ‘Exploration Workshop’ for RIBA London’s Forgotten Spaces 2013 competition. The A4 Hammersmith Flyover was used as a case study to stimulate ideas for the regeneration of the site. A talk by planners at Hammersmith & Fulham Council was […]

Meet the Chair!

A five minute interview with the Chair of RTPI  London 1)      What’s your name & your role on the RAC/RMB? Rob Krzyszowski Chair, RTPI London, 2013 In my role, I chair the meetings of RTPI London volunteers who organise free and low-cost events and activities in London for our members throughout the year. I have […]

Upcoming Event: Mediation in Planning – Tuesday 28th May

Mediation is well established in other fields and can offer savings in costs and time. Planners need to be aware of its merits and suitability across the planning field.This seminar will give RTPI London members the opportunity to hear from top legal professionals on how to use mediation in the context of planning. This event […]

Upcoming event: Hearings & Inquiries – Thursday 16th May

Kindly sponsored by No. 5 Chambers, this talk will introduce you to some essential guidance to help you formulate your written thoughts on an appeal scheme as well as show you how to present your expertise to an inspector, whether within the less formal context of a hearing or the more testing forum of a […]

Upcoming event: CIL in London – Wednesday 1st May

You are invited to City Hall to learn about recent changes to CIL legislation and guidance. This will provide a chance for both public and private sector planners to gain a greater understanding of the CIL charge-setting process and how to engage. The event will also consider the process for collecting CIL once it is […]

Forgotten Spaces exploration workshops

RTPI London members are invited to take part in the next stage of the exciting Forgotten Spaces competition for 2013. RIBA London is running two workshops for local residents and design professionals to explore the selected sites in Hammersmith and Fulham and Enfield, giving attendees a chance to share thoughts and proposals for place making in context […]

London Neighbourhood Planning Gathering

RTPI London members are invited to the ‘London Neighbourhood Planning Gathering’ from 6pm on Thursday 18th April 2013 at the Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, SW1A 2HR (www.thetattershallcastle.co.uk). Please RSVP to angela@imagineplaces.co.uk What to expect: An informal gathering of Neighbourhood Plan people on a boat Cost: Pay your own drinks #LNPlanningGathering Click on the flyer image for […]