Monthly Archives: April 2013

UPCOMING EVENT: What Next for the High Street: Different, Not Dead? Tuesday 4th June

As familiar high street chains shut up shop and vacancy rates rise, the survival of the high street as we know it is being called into question. RTPI London and CBRE invite you to a seminar to discuss this highly … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Forgotten Spaces 2013: Exploration Workshop: Edmonton Underpass

On Tuesday 23rd April, RIBA and planners from Enfield Council ran a workshop for the RIBA Forgotten Spaces competition, focused on an underpass site close to Edmonton’s enormous IKEA store. After a tour of the site and a briefing from … Continue reading

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RTPI London at 3Space RE:Think Festival

From 1st – 3rd May, 3Space’s new hub in Blackfriars will be transformed into an interactive playground for Re:THINKing the ways that we use our cities and resources 3Space is an innovative charity which unlocks the potential of empty commercial … Continue reading

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Polish and Norwegian Planners Visit to London this summer

The RTPI has recently been approached by two groups of planners hoping to come to London over the next few months. The Polish Chamber of Planning is organising a CPD visit for planner-architects from 1st – 4th July. They hope … Continue reading

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London’s Future Infrastructure: Heathrow Airport

The latest in a series of members’ events looking at London’s future infrastructure was a visit to Heathrow on 18 April. A group of 20 London Region planners were given a series of presentations in the morning by senior staff … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Forgotten Spaces 2013: Exploration Workshop: Hammersmith Flyover

Fifteen planners, architects, landscape architects and designers visited Hammersmith on Thursday 11th April as part of an ‘Exploration Workshop’ for RIBA London’s Forgotten Spaces 2013 competition. The A4 Hammersmith Flyover was used as a case study to stimulate ideas for … Continue reading

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Meet the Chair!

A five minute interview with the Chair of RTPI  London 1)      What’s your name & your role on the RAC/RMB? Rob Krzyszowski Chair, RTPI London, 2013 In my role, I chair the meetings of RTPI London volunteers who organise free … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Mediation in Planning – Tuesday 28th May

Mediation is well established in other fields and can offer savings in costs and time. Planners need to be aware of its merits and suitability across the planning field.This seminar will give RTPI London members the opportunity to hear from … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: Hearings & Inquiries – Thursday 16th May

Kindly sponsored by No. 5 Chambers, this talk will introduce you to some essential guidance to help you formulate your written thoughts on an appeal scheme as well as show you how to present your expertise to an inspector, whether … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: CIL in London – Wednesday 1st May

You are invited to City Hall to learn about recent changes to CIL legislation and guidance. This will provide a chance for both public and private sector planners to gain a greater understanding of the CIL charge-setting process and how … Continue reading

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