Monthly Archives: November 2012

RTPI London is looking for new committee members

RTPI London is seeking nominations for election to next year’s Regional Management Board and Regional Activities Committee. The region needs more people to become involved in its Governance, CPD, writing for the London Calling blog, supporting the Young Planners Committee … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT: Understanding and Navigating the APC Process – Monday 3rd December, 6pm

This event is aimed at RTPI licentiates to provide practical assistance in the Assessment of Professional Competance (APC) process. The event will comprise of a presentation of the APC process, covering the forthcoming revised guidance and submission process by the … Continue reading

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NEW EVENT: Nine Elms Study Tour – Thursday 22nd November, 9am-10.30am

Nine Elms on the South Bank is a unique opportunity, the last piece of undeveloped central London riverside to be transformed on a massive scale. A truly modern district is coming to life along the Thames, creating 16,000 homes and … Continue reading

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Review: Smart Communities Connect, World Town Planning Day 2012, 8th November

Over 100 built environment professionals gathered for London’s annual World Town Planning Day debate to learn how  smart technologies can be used to improve our cities: making them more energy efficient, resilient and liveable places. With London 2012 having showcased … Continue reading

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EVENT: Good Design = Good Planning Seminar #2

Best (and Worst) Practice in Urban Design, 6.30pm – 29 November 2012 NLA Gallery, Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT The next seminar in our series will explore the roles that planners play in achieving best (and worst) practice in urban … Continue reading

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RTPI London Annual General Meeting and Pub Quiz of the Year

RTPI London Pub Quiz of the Year and Annual General Meeting – 22 November 2012 RTPI London AGM – 5.30pm – 18.45pm  End of year Pub Quiz – 19.00pm – late! RTPI London would like to invite you and your … Continue reading

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Young Planners Conference: Tour 10: Managing Change in the City of London

Delegates were taken on a heritage tour within the City of London hosted by CgMs Historic Building Consultants Laurie Handcock and Kate Falconer-Hall. This gave delegates an insight into the City of London’s unique governance arrangements and how the ‘Corporation’ made up … Continue reading

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Young Planners Conference: Tour 9: BBC Broadcasting House

This tour was kindly led by Andrew Fullerton (BBC), David Gavin (NLP) and Heather Marshall (NLP). The BBC’s West End site is Europe’s largest news broadcast centre. The development, which is now completed, forms an extension to the Grade II* … Continue reading

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Young Planners Conference: Tour 8: Transforming London Victoria

Hosted by EPR Architects. Coming soon.

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Young Planners Conference: Tour 7: Hackney Wick and Fish Island

Braving  the inclement weather that beset East London on the Saturday afternoon, this (mostly open-air) tour provided an interesting insight into a part of London that Neil Smith might refer to as being on the Urban Frontier. Our 15-strong group … Continue reading

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