Monthly Archives: July 2014

UPCOMING EVENT: Reslient City – Planning London’s Infrastructure

NLA Gallery, Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT Wednesday 3rd September, 6.15 for 6.30pm London’s continued success as a place to live, work and visit depends fundamentally on its infrastructure. Significant growth is forecast over the next 20 years for a city which already at times appears near bursting at the seams. Changes in our climate, […]

Sir Peter Hall 1932 – 2014

The RTPI London Committee are deeply saddened to hear that the great Sir Peter Hall has passed away. As a person of major influence over the planning profession, and a leading academic, his legacy will be vast, in London and around the world. We were lucky enough to have him speak at two events over […]

Book now for RTPI London Future City Summit – Siemens Crystal – 23rd October

How can planners support London’s future position as a global economic powerhouse? What can planners do to accommodate a growing and diverse population in light of current shortages in housing and infrastructure? Does the Green Belt hold the answer to our growth requirements? RTPI London’s Future City Summit aims to present, discuss and debate these questions. Engage in active […]

EVENT REVIEW: Navigating the RTPI Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) – 1st July 2014

This packed event was aimed at providing information and guidance to Licentiates, Mentors and Employees on submitting the Assessment of Professional Competence. The excellent cohort of speakers imparted advice and tips to APC candidates in their quest for the coveted MRTPI initials, for the Chartered status that would further their careers and command more respect […]

EVENT REVIEW: RTPI London Five-a-Side Football Tournament

TP Bennett was the winner of this year’s RTPI London annual five-a-side football tournament sponsored by Indigo Planning, holding off a determined Newham Hot Spurs 1-0 in the final on Friday night. Group A was one of the most hotly contested pools of the night with both NLP Planning and Southwark ending the group stages […]

LONDON PLANNERS GO DUTCH: RTPI London Cycling study tour of the Netherlands 3-8 July 2014

As part of RTPI London’s Centenary celebrations a group of London based planners spent a long weekend experiencing the world’s most cycle friendly country. The group of 12 planning practitioners spent four days cycling around the Netherlands to learn how the Dutch integrate cycling into the design of their cities and highways. Cycling is an […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT: PIA, NZPI and RTPI Summer Event – 31st July

The RTPI and UK branches of the NZPI and PIA International Division are pleased to invite you to their summer event hosted by the Planning Policy and Decisions Team  (PPDT) at the London Legacy Development Corporation. (LLDC). Hear from Anthony Hollingsworth, Director of Planning Policy and Decisions and Kathryn Firth, Chief of Design at the […]