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Turley co-owner nominated for Young Planner of the Year 2018

Andrea Kellegher, Senior Consultant in Strategic Communications, is a finalist in the category for Young Planner of the Year at the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2018. The RTPI Awards are the most established and respected awards in the UK planning industry. Running for over 40 years, they celebrate exceptional examples of planning and the contribution planners make to society.

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Working across Turley’s South West and Wales offices, Senior Consultant in Strategic Communications Andrea leads the conversation on effective public and stakeholder consultation in town planning. She has also recently authored the Welsh Government Pre-application Community Consultation Best Practice Guidance. In addition to this work, Andrea presents at a number of conferences held by Young Planners Cymru and Planning Aid Wales.

Jeff Richards, Turley’s Bristol Office Director said:

“We’re delighted that Andrea has been nominated for such a prestigious award. Her innovation, enthusiasm and commitment to engaging the community in planning matters make her an asset to our Strategic Communications service in the South West and Wales. We wish Andrea the best of luck at the ceremony in May.”

John Acres MRTPI, President of the Royal Town Planning Institute said:

“This year’s finalists reflect the important contribution planners and planning makes to creating great places and tackling the challenges we face across the UK. Planners are taking on new and innovative projects and the finalists show they are succeeding. It’s a huge achievement just to be shortlisted this year given the 6% rise in entries to the awards and the high calibre of entries will make judging very difficult.”

The winners will be announced during a ceremony held at Milton Court at The Barbican, London on 24 May 2018.

Tickets to the ceremony are on sale.

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 

13 February 2018