Northern-based Totty Construction has appointed Philip Mason quality manager.

Colin Ford has been appointed construction director at Midlands-based regional contractor Pettifer Construction. He joins the company from Shepherd Construction.

Graham Howe, previously with Willmott Dixon Construction, has joined Norwich-based JS Hay as operations manager.

Taylor Woodrow has appointed Tony McGarahan director of corporate relations.


Social housing specialist Lovell has appointed Richard Coles southern regional director, based in Basingstoke. He was previously with Carillion Building.

Retirement homes specialist Beechcroft, a subsidiary of John Laing Homes, has appointed Guy Gusterson area manager for its new north-west London office.

Marjorie Gregory (right) has been promoted to sales director designate at Bellway Homes' West Midlands operation. Verna Austin has become field sales manager for the division.


Terry Barker of Bristol-based architect Hubbard Ford has been promoted to director.

Architectural practice Holder Mathias Alcock has appointed four new associate directors. They are David Gallimore, Mark Burke-Damaschke, Craig Jones and Terry Morley.

Dr Mark Cunningham has joined Card Geotechnics as a senior engineer.

White Young Green Consulting Engineers has promoted Leo Hughes to associate director in its mechanical and electrical division in Leeds.

Construction contract consultant James R Knowles has appointed Helen Bentley an executive director.

Engineering consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff has promoted Lars Ericson (right) to finance director for its European and Middle Eastern operations.

Cost consultant Gleeds has promoted Stephen Bradley, David Coley, John Lucas, Michael Marshall, Paul Mills and Tony Deacon to partners.


Lightning protection and earthing specialist Protectis has appointed Philip Fuidge contracts manager.

Jonathan Clemens has been appointed managing director of Corus Building Systems.