Morris Homes has promoted Clare Crowther to group marketing director and Chris Minshall to sales director for the north of England. In the firm's West Midlands division, Daren Asson has joined as regional buyer and Stuart Rawcliffe has been appointed construction director.

Jane Currie (left) has been promoted to sales manager of Ward Homes for the east Kent region.

Laing Homes South-East Thames has appointed Martin Knowler site manager.


Associated British Ports has appointed Phillip Williams director to the board.


Steve Davis has been promoted to partner in Bristol-based architect Narracott Oxford Mills.

Edward Symmons & Partners has appointed Ian McHardy head of construction in the North.

Jim Purves (left) has been promoted to managing director of Birse Metro, Birse Civil Engineering's London Underground-dedicated business. Dean Rollinson has been appointed commercial director.

Peter Wilkes, previously with Aspen Consulting Group, has joined TPS Consult, part of Carillion, as associate director. Antonia Farrow and Steven Leo have joined as engineers.

Richard Mann and Jeremy Grant have been promoted to associate directors in engineer Oscar Faber's Edinburgh office.

Colin Moore has joined the Manchester office of law firm Trowers & Hamlins as a partner. He will specialise in construction law and dispute resolution.

Multidisciplinary consultant Weeks Group has appointed John Low chairman. He succeeds the group's founder Dr Alan Weeks, who has retired.