National roles for Place Studio on engagement in planning

29th July 2021Journal

Our considerable reputation on best practice community engagement in all areas of planning has been recognised in recent months, with work for England’s Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Welsh Government. Jeff was part of the team with Planning Aid Wales that undertook research for the Welsh Government, now out in the report titled…

Ross-on-Wye Neighbourhood Plan commended at national planning awards!

4th May 2021Journal

We are so pleased to share that – against some seriously tough competition – our work on the Ross-on-Wye Neighbourhood Plan has received a commendation in the category for Plan Making Excellence at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) National Awards for Planning Excellence 2021! The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence are the most established…

THREE projects shortlisted for a planning award!

3rd September 2020Journal

RTPI South West and RTPI Midlands Awards for Planning Excellence 2020 We recently submitted three projects to the RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) Regional Awards, so we were as pleased as punch that all three were shortlisted! The regional Awards for Planning Excellence celebrate projects and people who have helped create exceptional places and improved…

Maps, Books and Collaborative Planning

15th May 2019Journal

Giving communities a greater voice in all areas of planning is a key theme for Place Studio. More and better community engagement is, in our view, crucial in strategic plan-making as well as development management (through pre-application engagement). It is also central to neighbourhood planning. We have promoted both the principle and practice of genuine…