Tag Archives: London

FORTHCOMING EVENT: RTPI London 2016 Planning Summit

Tickets are now on sale for October’sRTPI London Planning Summit at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre. As with previous summits, this promises to bring together some of the brightest minds in the London planning profession to debate and examine the pertinent issues of the moment. For the first third of 2016, RTPI London focussed on the […]

REMINDER: RTPI London Summer Social – 21 July 2016

Tomorrow, we look forward to seeing you at Doggett’s Coat and Badge (next to Blackfriars Bridge) for the ever-popular RTPI London Summer Social. Kindly sponsored by Osborne Richardson, this is your chance to enjoy drinks and nibbles by the Thames, catch up with old friends, meet new people and make connections for your next job! […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT: Waltham Forest Mini-Holland tour – Saturday 6 August

For our latest cycling study tour, RTPI London invites you to the prizewinning Waltham Forest Mini-Holland. As part of the Mayor of London’s Vision for Cycling, three outer London boroughs were awarded Mini-Holland funding packages in March 2014, worth around £30m each. These aim to transform an existing urban environment to favour walking and cycling, […]

RTPI London Mayoral Election Membership Survey

PLANNERS: Election 2016: What should London’s next mayor prioritise? VOTE NOW! London’s economy is bigger than many countries – similar in size to Sweden. Meanwhile, London’s population of 8.6m has recently exceeded its all-time previous  record, it is important to remember that the city’s wealth and dynamism owes much to its hinterland. The fate of […]

EVENT REVIEW: Waste Planning – 24 February 2015

Hosted by Camden Council, the first event in the Planning for Infrastructure series focused on Waste Planning. A panel of speakers took to the podium to address the ostensibly unglamorous topic of how we effectively deal with the capital’s waste. Peter Heath  – GLA Waste is a resource that we need to exploit for energy […]

EVENT REVIEW: London Planning Awards – 4 Feb 2015

As London’s population bursts through its previous record (8.6m, set in 1939), the need for high-quality planning grows ever greater. As part of this, it is vital that we celebrate the talents and achievements of some of the best minds in the business. Representatives of RTPI London were thus in attendance at the 2015 London […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT: Reimagine London: What if we made London a National Park? – Tuesday 24th February

What if London became a National Park? *DISCOUNTED TICKETS* – only £5 for RTPI London members (normal price £34) Covering up to 10% of England, urban areas are recognised by Natural England as a distinct habitat, and by that definition London is truly remarkable. 8.3 million people share the city with 13,000 species of wildlife […]

EVENT REVIEW: International Summer Social Event – 31st July 2014

The three branches of the RTPI London and the UK branches of the Planning Institute Australia (PIA) and New Zealand Planning (Institute) recently came together on a summers evening to celebrate our first international summer social, which was a resounding success! The event took place 10 storeys up in the offices of the London Legacy […]

EVENT REVIEW: RTPI/APA Scavenger Hunt – 17th June

Against a beautiful backdrop of the city of London, illuminated by a golden evening sun, London’s Planners and representatives from the American Planning Association (visiting London for a week-long professional study tour) strengthened their special relationship by joining forces in the scavenger hunt of the centenary! Setting out from the Doggett’s Coat and Badge near […]

EVENT REVIEW: IFHP Centenary World Congress – London Workshop, 7th June 2013

As part of the International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP) Centenary World Congress a day-long session was held at UCL to examine London’s future growth, fittingly entitled topic of “Developing London: Up or Out?”. The event was hosted by a cross-industry panel of experts; Jonathan Manns (Associate Director, Colliers International), Colin Wilson (Strategic Planning […]