Category Archives: Past Events

Walking into history

RTPI London marked the 70th anniversary of the Town & Country Planning Act 1947 with a presentation and walk through the City of London celebrating this and other glittering landmarks in planning history. Chiming with the anniversary of the Act, … Continue reading

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EVENT REVIEW: RIBA Inter-Professional Hustings: 17 February 2016

RTPI London was delighted to join New London Architecture, CIOB, RICS, RIBA, Urban Design Group and Planning Futures  at RIBA’s splendid headquarters in Portland Place. This was a chance to meet the Mayoral candidates (or representatives thereof) from the main … Continue reading

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

The third event in the RTPI London’s Mayoral Election Series tackled what was described by the event chair Christopher Tunnell (Arup) as perhaps the most sacred, but controversial, tenet of UK planning policy – the Green Belt. Sponsored by Arup, … Continue reading

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Event Review: London’s transport needs by 2050 – 21 January 2016

Hawkins\Brown played host to RTPI London’s second Mayoral Series event on 21 January. This was held at their beautiful offices at 159 St John St; in the former Pollards’ Shopfitting Works. Transport was traditionally the top concern in London Mayoral … Continue reading

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EVENT REVIEW: World Town Planning Day 2015: A Roof Over our Heads

This year’s World Town Planning Day was hosted by Battersea Power Station Development Company, and sponsored by Oyster Partnership. It attracted over 100 delegates with an interest in emerging concepts for dealing with the ever-present housing crisis. The RTPI, NZPI … Continue reading

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EVENT REVIEW: RTPI London Inter-University Planning Quiz – 19 November 2015

Seven teams of students joined RTPI London at Arup’s Fitzrovia HQ on 19 November to compete in the inter-university planning quiz. Many people study planning in London. But how engaged are they with the RTPI? More to the point, how … Continue reading

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Event REVIEW – Navigating the RTPI Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) – 28 September 2015

On the 28th September 2015, RTPI London in collaboration with Transport for London (TfL) held an event on Navigating the APC. We are very grateful to TfL for allowing us to host the event at their offices at 55 Broadway. … Continue reading

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EVENT REVIEW: SuDS and Floods – 23rd September 2015

RTPI London’s latest event focused on the strategic planning and delivery of a resilient city in the face of climate change. The need for effective strategic planning was highlighted in a joint presentation from Selissa Fergus-Fleary and Alice Dinsdale-Young, Flood … Continue reading

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EVENT REVIEW: Cambridge Cycling Study Tour

On the morning of Saturday 12 September, an 18-member delegation of RTPI London members, friends and affiliates travelled up to Cambridge by rail. The aim of the trip was to experience, first-hand, the best urban cycling environment that the UK … Continue reading

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EVENT REVIEW: Queen of the Suburbs – Discovering Surbiton’s hidden heritage & creative community

 On an exceptionally sunny Saturday morning, a group of planners journeyed to the south-west London suburb of Surbiton. Having developed following the construction of the London and South Western Railway in 1838, it is considered by many to be the … Continue reading

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