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To recognise excellence and showcase examples that are leading the urban renaissance in London
To raise expectations and standards and promote awareness of good practice
To improve the profile of planning and the morale of those involved
Awards may be given to boroughs, developers, consultants, community groups, public agencies, partnerships and other teams. All entries will be expected to fulfil the objectives of the London Plan and demonstrate how they meet the specific criteria outlined under each of the award categories.
You can enter your own work or nominate someone else's. Entrants/nominees do not need to be members of the RTPI or London First. In the case of nominations, the judges will approach the nominees for further information. The scale of development or position of the entrant is not necessarily relevant to the evaluation of achievement (except for the Best Built Project and the Best Built Project – Community Scale Scheme categories).
Entries will generally be judged on their progress over the past two years (with the exception of the Best Built Project – Five Years On and Best Conceptual Project categories).
Closing date for entries: 6 September 2013
The winners will be revealed at the London Planning Awards ceremony, which will take place on the Tuesday 4 February 2014. Shortlisted projects will be offered 3 tickets to attend the ceremony.
Sponsored by CBRE
Open to recently completed or substantially completed developments which have:
Sponsored by Land Securities
Open to recently completed or substantially completed small-scale developments (typically less than fifteen residential units or equivalent in other land uses) which have:
Sponsored by Berwin Leighton Paisner
Open to submissions such as masterplans, frameworks, concepts, planning briefs or policy documents (not planning applications or unimplemented permissions) which would:
Sponsored by Hogan Lovells
Open to new or upgraded public space demonstrating:
Open to recently completed residential developments which:
Sponsored by GVA
Open to developments completed between 1996-2009; the judges will be looking for projects that have stood the test of time by:
Sponsored by English Heritage
Open to projects which have led to investment and re-use of historic places in London. Entries do not have to comprise Listed Buildings, however, they must have local importance or be set within a Conversation Area. Eligible entries include characterisation projects, appraisals, design statements or management plans alongside investment programmes. The judges are looking for projects which:
Sponsored by Turley Associates
Open to developments or initiatives within town centres or well integrated edge of town centre developments, including retail, offices, leisure, arts, culture, housing or a mix of the above, which have:
The Mayor will select the winner of his Award for Planning Excellence from the above shortlisted entries across all categories.
NEW - LONDON PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT PERSON OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Edelman
In recognition of those who have made a significant planning contribution to London during 2013.