Urban Union

Urban Union's Neil McKay appointed to Abbeyfield Scotland board

Neil McKay, the managing director of regeneration firm Urban Union Ltd, has been appointed to serve on the board of social landlord Abbeyfield Scotland Ltd.

Published 12 October 2020

Urban Union celebrates handover of 1,000th home

Regeneration company Urban Union has officially handed over its 1,000th home just six years after completing its first.

Published 9 September 2020

Hillcrest buys 12 affordable homes in Muirton

Hillcrest Homes has completed the acquisition of 12 homes in Perth’s Muirton area, working with developer Urban Union against the odds of lockdown to deliver more affordable homes.

Published 4 September 2020

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