RTPI Awards 2015 Finalist
We are delighted to have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for planning excellence.
We have been shortlisted in the category for Small Planning Consultancy of the Year at the 2015 Planning Awards for Excellence. Our submission highlighted the diverse range of residential, care and mixed use projects on which we have worked over the past 12 months, focusing in particular on issues relating to successful community consultation, managing multi-disciplinary project teams and commitment to design quality.
Janet Askew, President of the Royal Town Planning Institute said:
“The shortlist reflects the very best planning projects, strategies and processes that are helping to make great places for people to live and work. The finalists highlight exceptional examples of planning that have made an impact and brought considerable benefits.”
The winner of the Award will be announced in July.
RTPI Planning Consultant of the Year Award 2010
Adrian Kearley, Director of AKA Planning won the prestigious RTPI Planning Consultant of the Year Award in 2010. The award was presented on 3 February 2011 at a ceremony at the London Hilton.
“Adrian Kearley has recognised the market position and strengths of working directly with the client, providing advice on and managing specialist inputs and undertaking community engagement add value.
The benefits are increased when the relationship is maintained over several years. His understanding of climate change issues is sound and he recognises when specialist advice is required. Reference to a network of professionals allows exchange of ideas, access to specialist knowledge and peer reviews to maintain standards.”
The Royal Town Planning Institute's Awards were established in 1978. The ‘Planning Consultancy of the Year Awards’ seek to identify exemplary practice that meets the requirements of clients and the wider community.
The judges were Adrian Penfold, Head of Planning and Environment at British Land, Stephen Tapper, President, Planning Officers Society and Pat Castledine, Consents Manager, Union Railways and representing the RTPI.