(Urban, Environment and Design) Ltd
URBED (Urbanism, Environment and Design) Ltd is an award-winning design and research consultancy based in Manchester. The company practices environmentally and socially sustainable urban design, and develops tools and methods to enrich their proposals through meaningful community engagement. For the past eight years, URBED has been working closely with Homebaked Community Land Trust, exploring how the local population could influence the development of the Anfield neighborhood. URBED has helped the local community to realize their designs through a series of workshops about development processes, aesthetics, and material choices, and advice on energy and fuel poverty issues in housing. Other recent URBED projects include the expansion of Hulme Community Garden CentreSouth Manchester, 2018; a participatory regeneration masterplan for Gleadless Valley housing estate Sheffield, 2019 and the ongoing re-design of the Proud Trust’s LGBT+ Centre in Manchester City Centre.