Refurbishment and fit-out specialist Higgins City has appointed Simon Baker senior contract surveyor and Steve Pritlove contract surveyor.

EBC Group has appointed Peter Griffin as a non-executive director. Richard Gunning has been appointed area director in Bristol.

Graham Cocking has been promoted to managing director of the building division of Norwest Holst Construction. Chris Harmer replaces him as regional director. Phillip Walte is now regional commercial manager for the West Midlands region; Andy Wilbram replaces him as regional commercial manager for the East Midlands.

Alfred McAlpine Special Projects has made four promotions. Robert Tattrie is now managing director for central region; Bob Blythen is UK construction director responsible for health and safety; Glenn Mills is area director for the north, and June Hubbard is UK human resources director.

Vincent James has been appointed to the board of MJ Gleeson's Southern Construction Division as business development director.

Jarvis has appointed Lord McGowan as a non-executive director.

Cowlin Construction has promoted David Stockham to surveying director.


Merewood Homes has appointed Mike Lavelle construction director.

Charles Church's South-east Division has appointed David Bannon project manager to work on its new "pulse-exciting city space" branded city-centre projects.

Leeds-based Britannia Developments has appointed Melvin Coulson construction manager. He was previously with Yuill Homes.


Oliver Stocken, a former finance director of Barclays, has been appointed chairman of development company Stanhope. Keith Way becomes a non-executive director.

Barrie Tankel Partnership has appointed two new directors: Duncan Trench and Charles Halvieim. Douglas Pavely is now associate director.

Stephen Turner has joined Amec's southern development team as a senior development surveyor.

Silvia Redini is now practice associate at architect Kemp Muir Wealleans.

Colin Waters has joined Arup Acoustics as head of environmental acoustics.


Alan Thompson has been appointed chief executive of the Bathroom Association.


Charlie Dyce has been appointed business development director of English Architectural Glazing in Suffolk.

David O'Sullivan has been promoted to technical director at F Ball and Co.

Wernick Hire has appointed Douglas Le Blond to head the estimating division.