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UK-based students can join the TCPA between now and the end of March 2017 and get 15 months membership for the price of 12 - and a free book!

Pay the annual student rate membership fee of £30.00 by credit/debit card and your membership will run for 15 months rather than the usual 12.


Pay by annual direct debit and benefit from a further 10% discount. You will be charged the annual £27.00 membership fee for the first 15 months. The first annual payment will not be taken from your account until the third month of your membership.

A free copy of 'Cities That Don't Cost The Earth' written by Professor Dennis Hardy will be sent to you when your membership is confirmed.

Member benefits
The TCPA is an independent and leading-edge charity campaigning to make the planning system more responsive to people’s needs and aspirations and to promote sustainable development. Benefits of joining the TCPA include:

  • monthly journal Town & Country Planning
  • discounts on conferences & training
  • opportunities to become involved in policy-making
  • monthly members’ email bulletin
  • discounted prices on many TCPA publications
  • access to past issues of Town & Country Planning on the TCPA website

To pay by direct debit download and complete the form below and return it to We will process it and write to you to confirm that your membership has started. Please still enter your personal details below so we can set up your membership - the cost for this option is listed as £0.00 as payment will be taken at a later date when the form is processed. 

You can download the direct debit mandate form from here.

Please note that due to mailing costs the offer is only open to UK-based students. If you have any questions, please email

To purchase a one year membership 

Please select the appropriate type of membership below from the bottom section. You will be asked to enter your payment details on the next page. 

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