Planning Consultant of the Year for 2009

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Richard Heggie, Director of Urban Animation was selected as the Royal Town Planning Institute’s Planning Consultant of the Year for 2009.

The awards recognise outstanding achievement that has advanced significantly the art and science of town planning through originality and innovation.

The judging panel said, “Richard Heggie comes across as a reflective and thoughtful planner who understands the need for a long term approach. His open and confident stance with clients enables him to contribute ideas and advice that provide advantages both to communities and developers. He displays a profound belief and understanding of what sustainable development means and how it can be delivered in the context in which he works.”

RTPI Planning Consultant of the Year Awards Ceremony 2009


Richard Heggie with Ann Skippers, President of the RTPI and Justin Webb, BBC news journalist