Four new hires in response to increased workload

  • 21 Feb 2024

Urban Green strengthens its team to 30 as the business enters its 10th year.

Left to right: Helen Lord, Helen Millner, Tafara Muzonsa, Stuart Walker

Stuart Walker joins as principal landscape architect having spent 9 years at Appletons. He will lead and project manage several high-profile regional schemes from RIBA stage 4 including a new 5,000 seat spectator venue in South Ribble for Lancashire County Cricket Club to complement its Old Trafford base.

Helen Millner joins as senior arboricultural consultant having spent over 6 years at Ascerta and Helen Lord joins as graduate arboricultural consultant having recently graduated from Myerscough College. Both will be integral to delivering secured contracts including large scale visual tree assessment for regional housing associations along with BS5837 tree surveys.

Tafara Muzonsa joins as assistant biodiversity net gain consultant having recently graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University. She strengthens our expert team following the recent biodiversity net gain mandate into the planning system.

Urban Green turns 10 this month and will be celebrating with clients, consultants and employees. The practice is currently working on a number of high-profile schemes including the refurbishment of Grade I listed The Citadels in Carlisle into a new university campus for the University of Cumbria; the redevelopment of St Thomas Hospital into a residential care facility and affordable new homes; along with residential schemes for Story Homes; Barratt Homes and Taylor Wimpey and several battery energy and solar schemes for various private sector developers.

Martin King, managing director of Urban Green said;

“Our ongoing success and reputation within the industry depends on the calibre of our people. The new recruits are in response to our increased workload built on quality delivery and repeat business. We have come a long way over the last 10 years’ and we continue and grow for the next 10.”

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