Urban Union adds to senior team with three new appointments

Regeneration company Urban Union has made three new senior appointments, as it continues to launch additional phases at its sites and new developments across Scotland.

Sarah Freel joins Urban Union at its head office in Glasgow as business development manager, having previously worked as regional partnership director at Lovell Partnerships Ltd.

Laurence Millar, who comes from Al Futtaim Carillion, will take up the position of commercial manager, and chartered architect Alan Dunsmore, previously of Persimmon Homes, becomes technical manager at the firm.

Neil McKay, managing director, Urban Union, said: “This year Urban Union has benefitted from considerably consolidating the team, and this is something we aim to continue in 2019.

“Sarah, Laurence and Alan all have considerable experience and skills and we are confident that their expertise will make them fantastic additions to the Urban Union team.”

These new appointments will allow Urban Union to strengthen its offering to customers across Scotland.

Sarah Freel, business development manager at Urban Union, said: “I have watched Urban Union in Scotland grow for some time now and am delighted to now work for the business.”

Commercial manager Laurence Millar said: “I am looking forward to working closely with the Urban Union team, using my skills to ensure an even more successful future for the business.”

Alan Dunsmore, technical manager, added: “Urban Union has built up a strong reputation in the industry as the provider of quality housing and delivering successful regeneration projects. It is an exciting time to be joining the firm.”

Urban Union – a partnership between Robertson Group and McTaggart Construction – currently has four developments underway in Scotland:  Laurieston Living and Pollokshaws Living in Glasgow, Pennywell Living in Edinburgh and Muirton Living in Perth.