Movers and shakers this week
David Hall has joined Mount Anvil's senior management. He will head the design-and-build team.

Persimmon Homes has promoted Richard Marchant to technical director based in West Yorkshire.

Berkeley Partnership has appointed James Walker and Mark Cowell affordable housing director and project director respectively.

Robert Briggs has been promoted to commercial director of Redrow in Tamworth.

Ward Homes has appointed David Cohen planning and implementation manager.

Alan Dingley, former technical director of Elite Homes North, has been promoted to technical director of Elite Homes Group.

David Radford and Andrew Shaw have been appointed directors of BDP, the newly merged practice comprising Building Design Partnership and Whicheloe Macfarlane MDP. Robert Goard and Adrian Hitchcock have been appointed architect directors, and Peter Davies and David Leal services engineering directors. Keith Pavey is managing director based at the Bristol, Southampton and Exeter offices. Stephen Redfern becomes managing director at the Sheffield office, where Andrew Smith and John Tinner become architect directors.

Property law firm Pitmans Solicitors has appointed Bill Howard partner in the commercial property department.

Andrew Ranson has joined the Taunton office of property assets consultant Bruton Knowles as commercial property surveyor.

Roger Mitchell has been promoted to associate of White Young Green Environment in Leicester. He will be responsible for management control of the health and safety team.

Rowan Lyons has joined transportation, civils and structural consultancy JMP Consultants as associate in the Belfast office.