URPS is a dynamic
and diverse firm
of urban and
regional planners.


Whether we are facilitating a multi-storey mixed-use building close to the city, investigating policy options for job creation or engaging with people about changes in our climate, our focus remains on shaping great communities.


Latest News

Practical design solutions for infill development

Waste collection has traditionally been relatively straight forward – bins along the kerb are collected by the council garbage truck once a week.  This is not so straightforward as the density of development increases and there are more competing planning objectives to achieve. We have facilitated the approval of a number of apartment buildings in [...]
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Helping Errington Special Education Centre

Shaping great communities happens beyond simply the project work we do at URPS. The Bearded Bogans are a team involved in pedal prix events throughout South Australia.  They go further than just competing, raising money for Errington Special Education Centre at the same time. URPS has been a proud sponsor of the Bearded Bogans team [...]
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Growing council finds ways to deliver more for less

The population of peri-urban Adelaide Plains Council (previously known as District Council of Mallala) is expected to double over the next 20 years through new residential development at Two Wells. The Council faces the significant challenge of establishing infrastructure and services for this new development, while also meeting the requirements of its established community. Resources are [...]
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Regional Planning Approach Supports Economic Transition

The Latrobe Valley is facing a challenging economic transition. In order to stimulate jobs and grow businesses, the Victorian Government introduced an Economic Growth Zone in the Latrobe Valley in November 2016. A number of financial incentives are being offered to encourage expansion of existing local business and attract new economic activity. In addition, the [...]
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