REC Delivers Air Quality and Land Use Planning Seminar to RTPI NW


REC provided a breakfast seminar to members of the Royal Town & Planning Institute North West on 11th October at the offices of Eversheds in Manchester. The event – attended by planners, local authorities, Transport for Greater Manchester and developers – focused on key air quality considerations in relation to planning, and REC’s view on how changes in national and regional strategy could impact upon land use planning in the North West. It also explored the increasing emergence of sensitive ecological receptors as a key consideration in air quality and planning matters, and included commentary from RTPI on the Government’s proposed Clean Air Strategy.

“We were delighted to discuss this important topic with planners from RTPI NW last week” said REC’s Head of Air Quality – Conal Kearney. “The Government’s Clean Air Strategy has placed even more emphasis on Air Quality as a key consideration in land use planning. Balancing efforts to improve the North West’s air quality with the need for further development naturally led to an interesting debate” he said.

For further information and details on the presentation and plenary session, please contact REC at 0845676 9303 or