Wigan to Bolton electrification project.

RJP is excited to be appointed by Buckingham contracting group as consents manager on the £78 million Wigan to Bolton electrification project. The upgrade is a major investment in infrastructure in the North, providing quieter trains and improving operational efficiency and improved air quality. The project involves 450 new overhead line equipment structures, alterations to…

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Judges comments RTPI awards 2022

The RJP team are honoured by the recognition from the judges after being presented with a commendation for the Small Consultancy award 2022.   ” Ruth Jackson Planning’s work has been very impressive. Despite being a small consultancy, they have received glowing testimonials from several nationally significant organisations, including the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Northern Powerhouse…

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RTPI Awards

We are proud to announce we have been highly commended for the RTPI Small Planning Consultancy of the Year in the North West. Huge congratulations to our friends at Urban Imprint who won the award, we were taking notes! After a challenging end to 2021, we have grown stronger than ever as a team.  This recognition by our peers is testament to the hard work and dedication…

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Work Experience 2022

Naturally we are keen to promote a career in town planning and support those who want to achieve. This year we are excited to welcome Florence, originally from Hong Kong, who will be on a work experience placement throughout the summer with us. Florence is a masters student studying the RTPI-accredited programme in planning at…

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TRU – Transpennine route upgrade

Transpennine route upgrade (TRU) is Network Rail’s long-term infrastructure upgrade programme to improve the existing connections between Manchester, Huddersfield, Leeds and York.  The programme will increase train capacity and frequency.  Planned works include replacement signalling, track replacement and electrification.  As part of this programme development, RJP is supporting the AECOM team who are managing the planning, environment and…

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RTPI NorthWest Awards 2022

I am sure you have seen from the various members of our team but we have exciting news ! RJP town planners has been shortlisted for the Royal Town Planning Institute awards for the north west’s Small Planning Consultancy of the Year! It’s a fantastic achievement to be recognised, for all our hard work throughout the past year.…

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Merseyrail Train Connectivity Information System; Improving passenger safety and train performance.

RJP has achieved a 100% success rate on applications for planning approvals for the Merseyrail Train Connectivity Information System (TCIS) on behalf of ADC. The TCIS project will see improved train performance, passenger safety and provide wireless internet for Merseyrail users. Over three years, 44 applications were submitted to six different planning authorities. The applications included: •…

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Little Linton community advice

We worked with the community of Little Linton to provide advice on the functions of the planning system and how to interact with the various stages of plan making. The primary objective has been to enable the residents to participate independently in the process. It was a rewarding experience working with non planners and sharing…

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RJP is 10 years old!

At RJP town planners, we have just passed our 10 years of business milestone. We celebrated this, and the move into our new office at Windmill Green, with a party on the roof terrace. Windmill Green is Manchester’s first multi-let building with an ‘outstanding’ BREEAM rating. The evening was filled with fun, food, and lots…

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