Brent scoops RTPI's Planning Team of the Year award
PUBLISHED: 17:22 25 April 2019
Brent council's planning team has won a national award in recognition of the projects, plans and commitments it makes in the borough.
Officers scooped the Royal Town Planning Institute's (RTPI) Local Authority Planning Team of the Year award ahead of nine other shortlisted authorities at an event yesterday (Wednesday).
The judges acknowledged the team's desire to continually reflect on its performance, and look for ways to develop and improve its service.
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Cllr Shama Tatler, cabinet member for regeneration, highways and planning, said: “This is a great achievement and one that we should be proud of.
“We were up against some of the best nationally to win Planning Team of the Year and it just shows that we are on the right path with what we are doing here in Brent for residents, creating new homes, opportunities and building a better borough.”
The RTPI awards for planning excellence is the longest running and most high-profile awards in the industry.