Urban Connect are a collection of experienced construction recruiters working in design and project management across the built environment, infrastructure and transportation sectors.

We offer true multi-disciplinary project coverage from conception to completion.


Urban Connect is a specialist consultancy in Architecture, M&E, Structural & Civil Engineering and Project & Cost management, as well as our specialist purpose built residential team. From our head office in Spinningfields, Manchester, we operate across the UK.

Our varied client base includes:

  • large international multi-disciplinary consultancies
  • international and local construction contractors
  • regional and national single discipline design practices
  • national and regional open market/private market house builders
  • international and local property developers
  • independently owned house builders specialising in smaller and more luxury builds


Andrew Kerr


Founder Andrew Kerr centres his business on building relationships with people. From his experience at two leading specialist construction and engineering recruitment firms, Urban Connect benefits from Andrew's long-standing personal network and specialist industry knowledge.

His team of expert consultants work within their own niche markets, supporting him in growing Urban Connect's extensive client base.

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We are delighted to be part of the Recruitment Entrepreneur group owned by James Caan CBE of Dragons' Den fame. Backed by their unrivalled financial, strategic and operational support, we are able to offer the very best service to our clients and candidates.

As Chairman, James Caan takes an active role in the investment process, working closely with Urban Connect. His hands-on approach and mentoring enables our team to learn from his considerable experience in founding and scaling recruitment businesses.