An Urban Design Social Enterprise

Urban Design




Urban Design

  • Masterplanning
  • Site Analysis
  • Visioning
  • Urban Design Frameworks
  • Transportation Network Planning
  • Development Concepts
  • Capacity Studies/ Proving Layouts
  • Development Design Appraisal
  • Regeneration Strategies
  • Urban Regeneration
  • Town Centre Strategies
  • Town Centre Regeneration
  • Infill Development


  • Site Planning
  • Public Realm
  • Shared Space
  • Inclusive Design
  • Green Space and Open Space
  • Waterfronts
  • Parks
  • Streets

Training and Mentoring

  • Urban Design Principles
  • Walking Audits
  • Place Assessment (Observation, Interview, Analysis and Proposals)
  • Public Engagement via Art
  • Community Engagement
  • Workshop Facilitation


Global Urban Design is a social enterprise that provides the skills and services required for creating great Places. We specialise in Place Creation, Destination Creation and Placemaking. We are happy to work with the private, public and third sectors, especially; landowners, property developers, government agencies, local authorities, trusts, NGO’s, not-for-profits, charities, community organisations and other social enterprises.

white and brown city buildings during daytime
aerial photography of high rise building

As Placemakers we know what good places feel and look like and how to achieve them. We also know the economic growth, vitality, diversity and inclusion that result from these highly successful places. As skilled built environment professionals we work with you to realise great places and destinations for all.

People are at the heart of what we do, so we think about people and their needs and come up with elegant, simple, effective, design solutions. We use the findings of environment-behaviour research, community-led design findings, urban design principles and universal design principles to inform and improve design decisions. Please do contact us with any enquiries you may have. We would love to work together with you.

wide angle photo of Brooklyn Bridge under cloudy sky
A group of friends at a coffee shop

Do you have an interest in the Creative and Cultural Economy , Heritage and Placemaking?