Aurora Planning Ltd has been recognised in the prestigious Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2021. Company founders Maggie Bochel and Pippa Robertson said that they are delighted at winning the Small Planning Consultancy of the Year category.
The best small planning consultancies from across the UK have been recognised in the list of finalists for the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2021. Finalists in the Small Planning Consultancy of the Year category at this year’s RTPI Awards include Auro
An in-depth study published by a team led by the University of Glasgow has found that the design quality of new homes and neighbourhoods across the UK remains stubbornly low. The report - Delivering design value: The housing design quality conundrum - which looked at all four UK nations, said n
Scottish Government chief planner John McNairney has been elected to Fellowship of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). Chartered Fellow is the highest professional membership grade offered by the RTPI and is only awarded to Chartered members who have made a major personal contributio
Plans by the UK Government to extend new ‘rights’ to alter or replace buildings across England without the need for planning permission risk adding to the country’s already prevalent health and societal inequalities, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has said.
A self-build housing development in Glasgow is among the projects to be recognised as the best examples of planning across the UK. The Bantaskin Street Glasgow - Self Build Pilot, submitted by Glasgow City Council, is in the running for the Excellence in Planning to Deliver Homes - Small Schemes (up
Stewart Milne Homes’ Dargavel Village development in Renfrewshire has been recognised with both an ‘Excellence in Planning’ award from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and the Homes for Scotland ‘Large Private Development of the Year’ accolade.
East Lothian Council’s Local Development Plan (LDP) has been commended at a prestigious planning industry awards ceremony. The LDP had been shortlisted as a finalist in the category for Excellence in Plan Making Practice at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellenc
A housing-led regeneration of one of the largest brownfield sites in Scotland is among three Scottish planning projects to have won at the prestigious national awards ceremony of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). The 964-hectare Dargavel Village to the south west of Bishopton has been subjec
Brexit could offer greater flexibility for environmental planners in the UK, with Scotland potentially poised to benefit most, according to a recent study. The report, commissioned by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and conducted by academics across the UK including researchers at the Unive
Victoria Hills Most local authorities across Scotland have relegated the planning function to lower positions in their corporate structure, according to a new survey by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).