We are delighted to formally announce the appointment of Darren Hodgson as Senior Associate Director. As part of his role Darren will be working to further expand our workload into the later living sector, whilst helping to further strengthen and grow the business.
Darren has worked for us for 14 years and is an integral part of our management team. He has spent the last year overseeing our continued growth into the later living sector, leading the design and delivery of several projects with Inspired Villages, most notably their first net-zero carbon villages at Millfield Green, Caddington and Ampfield Meadows, Chandlers Ford.
Darren said: “I have spent the last 14 years growing personally with Urban Edge and I am delighted to be afforded the opportunity to shape and grow the business further. Whilst the last couple of years have been tough for all businesses, we have a strong vision for the future and the resilience and talent to continue our successes. Later living is a key sector for the practice, as well as an important growth area for the UK, and I look forward to building on our enviable and growing reputation for the design and delivery of successful later living schemes throughout the country.”
Russell Gay, Director added “This promotion recognises Darren’s personal growth, technical ability, diligence, professionalism and loyalty, he has invested heavily into Urban Edge and we in turn have invested in him. We are delighted that Darren will continue to play a part in the future development of the business.”