The Planning Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in planning work by local authorities, consultants, developers, lawyers, voluntary and neighbourhood groups and all the other key players in the planning system. They incorporate the Placemaking Awards, which also also reward excellence in planning-related activities such as placemaking, urban design, economic development, housing, regeneration, legal advice and environmental consulting. For more information and to book your place, click here. 

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The Planning Awards: Roll of honour

The Planning Awards: Roll of honour

We reveal which projects triumphed in this year's Planning Awards. By Mark Wilding.

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Planning Awards Countdown: Award for Arts and Culture in Placemaking

Planning Awards Countdown: Award for Arts and Culture in Placemaking

With the Planning Awards only two weeks away, we take a closer look at one of the shortlisted entries in the arts and culture in placemaking category.

Planning Awards Countdown: Best use of Heritage in Placemaking

Planning Awards Countdown: Best use of Heritage in Placemaking

With the Planning Awards only three weeks away, we take a closer look at one of the shortlisted entries in the best use of heritage in placemaking category.

Planning Awards Countdown: Award for Design Excellence in Placemaking

Planning Awards Countdown: Award for Design Excellence in Placemaking

With the Planning Awards only five weeks away, we take a closer look at one of the shortlisted entries in the design excellence in placemaking category.

Planning Awards Countdown: Award for Stakeholder Engagement in Planning

Planning Awards Countdown: Award for Stakeholder Engagement in Planning

With the Planning Awards only five weeks away, we take a closer look at one of the shortlisted entries in the Award for Stakeholder Engagement in Planning category.

Planning Awards Countdown: Planning Permission of the Year, sponsored by Border Archaeology

Planning Awards Countdown: Planning Permission of the Year, sponsored by Border Archaeology

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Planning Awards Countdown: Award for Infrastructure Planning, sponsored by Burges Salmon

Planning Awards Countdown: Award for Infrastructure Planning, sponsored by Burges Salmon

With the Planning Awards only five weeks away, we take a closer look at one of the shortlisted entries in the Award for Infrastructure Planning category.

Planning Awards Countdown: Planning law firm of the year, sponsored by RPS

Planning Awards Countdown: Planning law firm of the year, sponsored by RPS

With the Planning Awards only six weeks away, we take a closer look at one of the shortlisted entries in the planning law firm of the year category.

Planning Awards Countdown: Best housing scheme of 500 homes or more, sponsored by Pegasus Group

Planning Awards Countdown: Best housing scheme of 500 homes or more, sponsored by Pegasus Group

With the Planning Awards only three weeks away, we take a closer look at one of the shortlisted entries in the best housing scheme of 500 homes or more category.

Planning & Placemaking Awards countdown: the best health schemes

Planning & Placemaking Awards countdown: the best health schemes

In the run-up to this week's Planning & Placemaking Awards, we highlight the shortlisted entries in the Placemaking Awards best health scheme category

Planning & Placemaking Awards countdown: the best housing-led placemaking schemes (500 homes or fewer)

Planning & Placemaking Awards countdown: the best housing-led placemaking schemes (500 homes or fewer)

Ahead of this month's Planning & Placemaking Awards ceremony, we highlight the shortlisted entries in the best 500 homes or fewer housing scheme category of the Placemaking Awards.

Planning Awards judging panel announced

Planning Awards judging panel announced

Respected figures from across the planning sector have been confirmed to form part of the judging panel for this year's Planning Awards.

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