The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has today announced ten projects that are in the running to receive the RTPI South West Awards for Planning Excellence 2021.
The awards highlight exceptional examples of how planning and planners have a positive impact on our quality of life in creating exceptional places and protecting our environment.
Entries will be assessed by an expert panel of judges including academics, planning officers and planning consultants.
The shortlisted 2021 entries are:
Excellence in Planning Delivery:
Excellence in Plan Making:
Planning Team of the Year:
- Sedgemoor District Council Development Management Service
- Feria Urbanism
- Savills Wimborne Planning
Young Planners of the Year:
- Frances Summers, Dorset Council
- Emily Johnson MRTPI, AECOM
- Christopher Lee, Dorset Council
Chair of RTPI South West Angharad Williams said: “The shortlisted entries are a mix of outstanding planning, reflecting the really high standards and achievements of the planning profession throughout the South West. Given the high calibre of entries, the judges will no doubt find it difficult to pick an overall winner.”
The winners will be announced in November.
The RTPI represents 25,000 planning professionals worldwide and promotes spatial planning, shapes policy and raises professional standards. The Awards for Planning Excellence in the South West have been run by the RTPI’s South West region for over 30 years to recognise planning excellence.