Council recognised at prestigious planning industry awards

Telford & Wrekin Council’s planning team, apT has received a commendation in the category for Local Planning Authority of the Year at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2020.

apT’s commitment to quality development, improved customer service and  continuing community involvement within the Borough while delivering enhanced income generating services across the region were pivotal in the recognition

Councillor David Wright, Telford & Wrekin Council’s cabinet member for   Economy, Housing, Transport & Infrastructure, said: “This was a fantastic achievement by our planning team and they can be very proud of being recognised by such a prestigious awards scheme.

“It is a brilliant example of how our team works to support not only our community but also each other so it is a big well done from me!” 

The ceremony took place virtually this year on the RTPI’s YouTube channel

The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence are the most established and respected awards in the UK planning industry.

The awards have run for over 40 years, they celebrate exceptional examples of planning and the contribution planners make to society.

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.

It supports its members – over 25,000 worldwide - throughout their careers.

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