RTPI North East Award for Planning Excellence 2020

On 19th November, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) held the North East Awards for Planning Excellence 2020. 

The BIS were recently shortlisted for the award and have been been announced as joint winners! Congratulations to Hartlepool Borough Council and all of the other people who were involved in the regeneration of this fantastic grade II listed building.

The BIS is a beautifully restored former Post Office building in Whitby Street. The area is now home to a community of creative industry sector SMEs. This is a managed workspace by Hartlepool Borough Council and has a variety of businesses in the unit ranging from artists, designers and digital businesses. 

The BIS was mentioned as a “inspiring example of team work and partnership”.

To read more about this award winning facility please click here. For more information about RTPI please click here. Good luck for the RTPI national awards next! 

The BIS is now a 28-unit centre for business start-ups in the creative industry sector. If you wish to express an interest in a unit, book a meeting room or have a general enquiry please use the contact information below. 

The BIS Team – Tel: (01429) 363150 & Email: bis@hartlepool.gov.uk

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