Bill Wilcox (right) has joined Swan Hill's Sussex office as land executive.

Redrow Homes has appointed Peter Hurst, formerly of Berkeley, special projects manager in South Wales.


Richard Murphy Architects has promoted Bill Black to senior associate. Guido Maclellan, Matthew Bremner and James Mason have also been made associates.

Consulting engineer Roger Preston & Partners has promoted Trevor Maynard, Conor O'Donoghue and Matthew Thurston to associates.

Richard Ellis has joined construction consultant Turner & Townsend as associate director. He will head its retail team.

Paul Stokes (right) has been promoted to director of multidisciplinary consultant Wakeman Harris.


Commercial developer Landteam has appointed Tom Watson director. He was previously a partner in King Sturge.

City property developer Nicholson Estates has appointed Ian Rhodes commercial director.


David Blockley has been appointed president of the Institution of Structural Engineers.

John Meale, managing director of manufacturer ThorWorld Industries, has been elected president of the British Materials Handling Federation.

The Brick Development Association has appointed Michael Driver senior architect.

The British Institute of Architectural Technologists has elected Kevin O'Riordan vice-president of education.

Ian Stewart has been appointed chairman of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers' technical committee.