Urban Union



Urban Union launches £2,500 incentive for key workers

Urban Union has launched a new scheme to help key workers buy a brand new home as a thank you for their help and dedication during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Published 10 July 2020

Planting starts at Urban Union's Pennywell Nature Garden

The first trees have been planted at the new Pennywell Nature Garden – with local school kids getting involved in the project.

Published 18 March 2020

Urban Union hosts workshops to inspire pupils into career in construction

More than 450 pupils from St Francis Primary School have taken part in a series of bespoke run workshops run by Urban Union, at the Laurieston Living development in the Gorbals area of Glasgow.

Published 13 March 2020

Urban Union unveils first direct apprenticeship programme

Regeneration developer Urban Union has announced its first direct apprenticeship programme, welcoming two new apprentices for a total of 12 weeks.

Published 11 March 2020

Gorbals projects receive funding boost

Local projects in the Gorbals have received a funding boost thanks to the pioneering Gorbals Ideas Fund.

Published 6 March 2020

Urban Union submits plans for 349 new homes and 9 commercial units at Laurieston Living

Plans have been submitted for the third phase of an award-winning development in the Gorbals area of Glasgow.

Published 2 March 2020

Work starts on new affordable housing development in Pollokshaws

Work is officially under way to bring hundreds of new affordable homes to a key regeneration site in Glasgow’s Pollokshaws district. 

Published 20 February 2020

Urban Union acquired by Robertson Group

Regeneration specialist Urban Union has been wholly acquired by construction, infrastructure and support services businesses Robertson Group.

Published 20 January 2020

Local heroes celebrated in Laurieston art installation

A total of 16 local legends from Laurieston in Glasgow were commemorated in a unique art installation which was unveiled at the Laurieston Arena on Saturday.

Published 16 December 2019

Pirniehall pupils road test new play park at Pennywell Living

Local children in north Edinburgh can now enjoy playing together outdoors thanks to a new play park recently installed at Urban Union and the City of Edinburgh Council’s Pennywell Living development in Edinburgh.

Published 3 December 2019

Laurieston regeneration model showcased at architecture exhibition

The £140 million residential-led revitalisation of Glasgow’s Laurieston area is being featured at an exhibition which celebrates the very best of Scottish architecture.

Published 25 November 2019

Urban Union welcomes new team members

Urban Union has grown its staff base as it prepares for the launch of its fourth site in Scotland later this year.

Published 12 November 2019

Urban Union hails Excellence in Regeneration win at CIH awards

Urban Union is celebrating after its Laurieston development has won the Excellence in Regeneration Award at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards.

Published 4 November 2019

Caledonia Housing Association launches electric car sharing programme

Caledonia Housing Association has launched an electric car-sharing programme in Muirton, Perth.

Published 1 October 2019

Urban Union makes donation to Cash for Kids

Urban Union has made a generous four-figure donation to Scottish charity Cash for Kids.

Published 23 August 2019