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Robinson & Hall is shortlisted for prestigious planning industry award

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Robinson & Hall is delighted to announce that our Planning & Development team has been recognised by our peers and is a finalist in the Small Planning Consultancy of the Year Award at the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2017. The RTPI Awards are the most established and respected awards in the UK planning industry. Running for 40 years, they celebrate exceptional examples of planning and the contribution planners make to society.

Andrew Barr, Partner and Head of Planning & Development comments “We are thrilled that we have been shortlisted for the ‘Small Planning Consultancy of the Year Award’ at the RTPI Awards of Planning Excellence. Our nomination is testimony to the way we seek to work as a team, placing our client right at the very heart of the job. At Robinson & Hall we always like to think of ourselves as doing planning ‘the right way’, that every planning application is a conversation rather than an argument. This approach has helped us achieve significant results on a variety of sites throughout the Home Counties and beyond.”
Stephen Wilkinson, President of the Royal Town Planning Institute comments: “The finalists represent some outstanding contributions to planning which are making a positive impact for the community and environment. The judges will find it difficult choosing the winners given the high calibre of entries this year.”

This year saw a nearly 40% increase in entrants and the judges have shortlisted 90 finalists across 14 categories with an overall winner awarded the Silver Jubilee Cup. The winners will be announced during a ceremony held at Milton Court at The Barbican, London on 15 June 2017

Andrew Jones, Practice Leader Design Planning + Economics, AECOM said: “AECOM is proud to once again be a headline sponsor of this year’s RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence. The finalists are a diverse mixture of outstanding examples of planning, which demonstrate the impact the profession has on quality and delivery in the built environment.”

The RTPI champions the power of planning in creating prosperous places and vibrant communities. It is the only body in the UK that confers Chartered status to planners, the highest professional qualification sought after by employers.

Wish us luck, and thank you for helping us build a planning and development offer worthy of recognition.