Our first new member for 2014 is the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). We'd like to give them a warm welcome as our newest member!
The Royal Town Planning Institute is the UK's leading planning body for spatial, sustainable and inclusive planning and is the largest planning institute in Europe with over 23,000 members. In 2014 the RTPI will celebrate their Centenary.
The RTPI is:
- A membership organisation and a Chartered Institute responsible for maintaining professional standards and accrediting world class planning courses nationally and internationally.
- A charity whose charitable purpose is to advance the science and art of planning (including town and country and spatial planning) for the benefit of the public.
- A learned society.
The campaigning activity of RTPI covers a wide range of issues, helping to raise the profile of the profession and generate awareness of the invaluable contribution planners make to building sustainable communities and helping to drive economic wealth.
RTPI work in partnership with employers to promote the professional development of planning professionals.
Find out more by visiting the RTPI website: