Key members of the team promoted

We are pleased to announce promotions for two key members of our team. 

Liam Hopkins and Lauren Brown have both been promoted to Associate and their new status is a reflection of their talent, commitment and loyalty to the practice. 

Liam joined us in 2011 and is now an experienced urban planner and has been closely involved with the Circuit of Wales, the Metro and is currently managing a planning application for 400 homes on a brownfield site in Newport. 

Lauren is a talented urban designer who joined The Urbanists in 2008 and is has been involved with the design of a new public space called Frideswide Square in Oxford, plans for a new arrival space at Port Talbot railway station and is currently managing a number of masterplans and planning applications on a range of complex residential sites for a number of national house-builders. 

Martin Sullivan, MD of The Urbanists, said:

“Lauren and Liam both joined us on student placements and have grown with the business. Their joint promotion to the position of Associate is extremely satisfying and it reflects the maturity and experience that they now bring to the team. This is further testament to our commitment to nurture the talent within our team and we look forward to seeing Lauren and Liam continue their professional development and help grow the business.”