Urban Union announces trio of senior appointments

Sarah Freel

REGENERATION specialist Urban Union has announced three new senior appointments to strengthen its offering across Scotland.

Sarah Freel joins the head office in Glasgow as business development manager, having previously worked as regional partnership director at Lovell Partnerships. Laurence Millar, who comes from Al Futtaim Carillion, will take up the position of commercial manager, while chartered architect Alan Dunsmore, previously of Persimmon Homes, becomes technical manager at the firm.

Alan Dunsmore

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.

Neil McKay, managing director at Urban Union said, “This year Urban Union has benefited 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.”

Laurence Millar

Sarah Freel said, “I have watched Urban Union in Scotland grow for some time now and am delighted to now work for the business.” Laurence Millar added, “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 commented, “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.”