About us

Urbanise is a principal contractor and full-service partner providing tailored, turnkey solutions for clients requiring an experienced project management partner, for projects between £50k and £2m.

We bring the personal touch to your project.

Based in South Manchester since 2007, Urbanise has built a formidable body of work across the North of England.

Whether it’s full build or refurbishment, we provide a high quality service. From early design and first concept, through bid-management to construction, handover and operation.


About Us

We commit to delivering the best results with superior customer service, tailored to every budget, within time and cost parameters.

Effectively, the Urbanise team operates as an extension of YOUR team, adopting YOUR goals as our own. We are the safe pair of expert hands and we understand the key project drivers from YOUR viewpoint.

Our catalogue of repeat business and referral work speaks for our personalised, professional service.

Matthew Kimber
Operations Director

Matthew became a construction technician at age 16 and has been in the industry ever since, covering a range of roles before focusing on project management.

He’s spent time with Kier Group and BAM on work ranging from refurbishing listed buildings such as Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery to extensions and fit-outs for retail giants including Asda. Moving onto Laing O’Rourke, he project managed major projects in both the private and public sector.


Matthew oversees all projects, from bid management, through the construction phase to successful completion and handover. With ultimate responsibility for health, safety and environment, it’s his role to make sure everyone goes home safely every day.

About Matthew:

Favourite place in the world?

Favourite artist?
James Brown

What drives you?
Making a future for my family

M. 07972 770 731 731

E. matt@urbaniseplus.co.uk

Louise Hobson
Project Services Director

A graduate in construction management, Louise worked with Laing Construction for nine years.

As a planning engineer she steered projects to completion such as the Building Schools for the Future and LIFT health centre programmes, as well as tender and pre-construction planning on projects including Liverpool FC’s stadium.

Louise’s primary role at Urbanise is to harness that experience to smoothly plan resource requirements, direct our supply chain and manage all company commercial business.


With more than ten years’ activity in the Chartered Institute of Building’s construction ambassador scheme, Louise also oversees our commitment to corporate responsibility.

About Louise:

Best at?
Planning and organising

Favourite book?
Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Where are you most likely to be found?
In the office or kitchen

M. 07786 983 071
E. louise@urbaniseplus.co.uk