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Planning Awards

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The Planning Service has achieved further recognition for its Dudley Town Centre Project by winning the Royal Town Planning Institute Awards (RTPi) for Planning Excellence.   This is the second award for the ongoing £65million transformation of Dudley town centre with the Planning Service also being named winners  of the national Placemaking awards 2015. 


The award revolves around the team’s work to develop the emerging Dudley Area Action Plan and to deliver a vision which retains and builds on the town’s heritage assets. Work has included the Townscape Heritage Initiative which has seen £2 million invested to repair and reinstate historic buildings throughout the town. These have included restoration works on the former Co-Operative department store on High Street, current work on the Fountain Arcade, as well as works to restore Charlton House, 168 High Street, Baylies Hall in Tower Street and the office refurbishment to Elizabeth House and Holloway Chambers in the town.

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  • Name Planning Help Desk
  • Address Development Management, Planning and Economic Development, Directorate of Place, 4 Ednam Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HL
  • Telephone 01384 814136