Experienced urban designer joins The Urbanists

Town planning and urban design practice The Urbanists appoint new Director and relocate to new City Centre office

Gareth Howell joins the practice from a national planning and design consultancy to enhance The Urbanists design expertise and add substantial experience of residential design and development. 

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Gareth’s arrival builds upon The Urbanists recent relocation from Links Business Park in St.Mellons to the Creative Quarter in the Morgan Arcade. The new studio space is being developed by property investment and development company Helical Bar. 

Managing Director of The Urbanists, Martin Sullivan said: “We’re delighted that Gareth is joining us and our move to the city centre was a big factor in attracting him to work for us. We celebrate our 10th anniversary as a practice in 2015 and moving to the centre of Cardiff and adding Gareth’s substantial design credentials gives us a strong basis for the future growth of our practice."

The Urbanists have worked on some of South East Wales’ most significant projects, including: developing the concept for the proposed Cardiff Capital Region Metro and guiding the statutory planning process on the proposed Circuit of Wales development in Ebbw Vale.