Optimis awarded RTPI Small Planning Consultancy of the Year 2017
Optimis was named Small Planning Consultancy of the Year at the United Kingdom and Irelands most reputable planning awards. The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence are the most established and respected awards in the UK Planning industry.
The award is judged on a range of criteria including planning approaches and techniques to achieve high quality solutions.
Nick Raynsford, former Planning and Housing Minister and Chair of the Judging Panel, said:
The team at Optimis are dynamic and highly professional, and offers a strong service to clients. Their unpaid work with community groups on planning related matters reflects their willingness to give back. We were impressed by their continuing professional development sessions for staff to develop their expertise and provide additional value to clients.
Justin Wickersham, Managing Director said:
We are absolutely thrilled to have won such a prestigious award. After winning RTPI Planning Consultant of the Year in 2011 it was fantastic to stand on the stage with my team, six years later, to receive this award and to be commended for our work with the community. We look forward to building on this success when we open our London office later in the year.
Author: Fiona Baillie