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FORTHCOMING EVENT: 3D Planning: Technology and Planning: Thursday 7th July, Hobs Studio

Come and view 3D printing in action! 3D Visualisation, is a powerful planning tool which can be used in engagement, and showing how  schemes and plans can be implemented. This session will  look at how such technology is being embraced to articulate proposals. Speakers: Kadine James (Senior Account Manager at Hobs Studio), will be introducing the […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT: London CIL Update The Community Infrastructure Levy in London, Thursday 19th May 2016.

CIL Update: Thursday 19th May: London City Hall.  This year’s event will mark six years since the introduction of CIL and the latest round of amendments are keenly awaited.  This is all with a backdrop of an increasing emphasis that has been placed on development viability in the planning process. The seminar will aim to […]

March Chairs update: RTPI London

February has been a busy old month for the region, with a range of debate events and organising events coming forward together with engagement on the Open City, My City Too project. The 4th February event saw our third debate series take place on Strategic Planning and the greenbelt. This is perhaps one of the […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT: Strategic Planning and the Green Belt – Thurs 4 Feb 2016

For nearly five decades, the Green Belt has prevented the outward sprawl of London. It continues to maintain the permanence and openness of the countryside at its fringes. Local authorities in London and beyond are facing pressure to revisit the Green Belt to meet their housing and employment needs. Should the permanence of the Green […]

INTERVIEW: Kieron Hyams from Arup on ‘Market Economy’

Kieron, planning is inevitably an “intervention” into any market economy and with the current government, there is a clearly stated preference for as free a market as possible regardless of sometimes unintended (or perhaps intended in some cases) consequences. Your experience is from evaluation through policy, leading to delivery. How do you view the market […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT: Inter-University Quiz, 19 Nov. 2015

CALLING ALL STUDENTS! Are you studying planning in London, at an undergraduate or postgraduate level? Would you like to represent your university at a regional level? Do you enjoy quizzes? RTPI London is proud to invite all planning students in the Capital to enter the 2015 Inter-University Quiz. This competition is open to students on […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT: Cycling Study Tour to the Netherlands! May 28 @ 20:00 – June 2 @ 09:00

Are you interested in architecture and urban planning? Would you like to spend a long weekend in the Netherlands? Can you ride a bicycle? Did you miss out on last year’s Dutch trip? Following on from the success of the 2014 RTPI Centenary to the Netherlands, RTPI London would like to draw your attention to […]

FORTHCOMING EVENT from Urban Design London: Are New Residential Streets Good Enough? 21 April, 10:30 – 15:50

    Are New Residential Streets Good Enough? – 21 April from 10.30am To book please send an email to: info@urbandesignlondon.com With the Manual for Streets well established, new national planning guidance on street design included on the government’s planning portal and all sorts of good ideas coming forward on residential design – are the […]

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 […]

Local Development Orders – an effective delivery vehicle for housing?

“Housing is a long term problem… we need to see a lot more homes being built in Britain.” “We have beautiful landscapes… To preserve them we must make other compromises.” “If we want to limit development on important green spaces, we have to remove all the obstacles that remain to development on brownfield sites.” “Councils […]