Monthly Archives: October 2013

NEW SERIES: Planning Law in Practice

Policies to protect Leeds historic canal side declared unlawful by Katie Scuoler, Dentons In September 2013 the High Court declared that two Leeds City Council (“the Council”) policies that attempted to protect the city’s historic canal side from housing development were unlawful.  The case highlights some key considerations for both local planning authorities (“LPAs”)  and […]

CALL FOR ENTRIES – REGENERATION SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Regeneration is an open-entry short film festival dedicated to the theme of sustainable regeneration and construction. The aim of the festival is to provide an inclusive international show-case for all types of built environment professionals, film-makers, artists, students and school children to show their films/animations about sustainable development […]

UPCOMING EVENT: Duty to Cooperate in London

7th floor, Eversheds, 1 Wood Street, EC2V 7WS This event will cover the Localism Act’s Duty to Cooperate and related guidance in the NPPF and Planning Practice Guidance. Good practice and emerging experience will be discussed with speakers with experience of implementing the Duty to Cooperate in London. <<< Download the flyer   This event […]

UPCOMING EVENT: World Town Planning Day – 7th November 2013

Water and Planning – the Fluid Challenge RTPI London, PIA UK Branch and NZPI UK Branch invite you to an evening seminar to support World Town Planning Day. This year’s debate will focus on water and how we can plan for our future communities in response to the increasing water-related challenges (flood, drought, climate change, […]

UPCOMING EVENT: Inter-Professional Speed Networking – Thursday 14th November

RTPI London Young Planners, RICS London matrics and CIOB Novus London have teamed up to bring you a fast-paced evening of speed networking. Eat, drink and chat in the surroundings of a newly-created pub in a Grade I listed building. Meet a constant flow of interesting people from across the built environment professions, build your […]

EVENT: Living Suburbs – London to Paris – Wednesday 16th October

Living Suburbs: what London and Paris can learn from each other RTPI London members are invited to a  half day symposium hosted by New London Architecture and URBED to share ideas on revitalising fading suburbs. With expert presentations from leading French planners and architects, as well as an introduction to how finance is made available for […]

RIBA London Forgotten Spaces 2013 – Exhibition Launch

RTPI London is pleased to be a supporter of RIBA London’s Forgotten Spaces 2013 competition. Tonight saw the launch of the exhibition of the 26 shortlisted schemes at the prestigious Somerset House venue. Fitting with the ‘forgotten spaces’ theme, the exhibition can be found in the ‘lightwells and deadhouse’ part of Somerset House in the […]

Cascais Urban 2013: 10th Biennial of European Towns and Town Planners

On 19th-20th September 2013 a Working Group comprised of London-based spatial planners presented to the 10th Biennial of European Towns and Town Planners in Lisbon. Focussing on the city without public economic funds, they set out a British approach to ‘Bridging the Funding Gap: Urban Regeneration in Age of Austerity’. The report presented was the […]