Sunbury on Thames-based Contrad Construction has appointed Andrew Clarke managing director.


Congleton-based Dane Housing has appointed Danny Doherty commercial manager. He will head the property management department.


Cyril Sweett has appointed Patrick Murdock, formerly with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, to head the capital allowances team in London.

Alan Palmer, previously with Fletcher Priest Architects, has joined Ryder as principal architect. He will be based in the firm's London office.

Chartered building surveyor Tuffin Ferraby & Taylor has appointed Christine Keates partner. Jacqui Allen (left) and Dan Henn have been made associates. John Ferraby has retired as partner.

NAI Gooch Webster has appointed Doug Tidswell, formerly with DTZ Sherry Fitzgerald, to its building consultancy team in Manchester as associate director.

Property assets consultant BK has promoted Richard Bache, Henry Church and Bill Simms to associates.

John McRae has joined architecture and design consultant ORMS as associate.

Building surveyor and property consultant Wakemans has made five appointments in its Birmingham office. Colin Wood joins as QS, Steven Gascoyne and Kevin Buchanan have been made intermediate QSs, Jason Brooks becomes building surveyor and Daniel Sirrell joins as trainee QS. John Whitehead has been appointed project manager in the Bristol office.

Building surveyor and project management consultant Brodie Plant Goddard has promoted Chris Bula (left) to board director.


Paul Hobson, managing director of Tarmac Topfloor, has been appointed chairman of the Precast Flooring Federation.


Iain Baker has joined the product management team of Marley Plumbing and Drainage.