North Midland Building has promoted Mike Catlin to commercial director. John Latham has been promoted to contracts director.

Hull-based PDR has appointed John White purchasing manager. Paul Uter has joined as project manager and Paul Charstone has been made project quantity surveyor.

Peter Farnan has joined FM Contract Services, part of Kier Group, as managing director.

Ballast Wiltshier has promoted Andrew Riggs to marketing director for the South-west.

Nicholas Jones has joined Taylor Woodrow as group director of corporate relations.


Alison Dowsett has been promoted to land director of Laing Homes’ South-east Thames operation.

Patrick Feighery has been promoted to managing director of Linden Homes Southern. He succeeds Gerard Price, who has been made an executive director of Linden Group.

Andy Addison has been appointed sales director at Peterborough-based Stamford Homes.


Rob Charlton has rejoined architect and construction consultant Waring & Netts as a senior architect.

Nick Cullen has been promoted to associate at consulting engineer Hoare Lea & Partners.

Brian Peak has joined Aukett Associates as director.

Design Research Unit has appointed Paul Cook equity director.

Steve Darling has joined High-Point Rendel as regional director for Continental Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Ian Maciver has joined consulting engineer John Sutcliffe Associates as head of its newly opened Manchester office.

Jeremy Head has joined Mayer Environmental Services as an environment scientist.

Lincoln-based structural and civil engineer Ward Cole has promoted Simon Bovill to director.

Chartered surveyor Thomas Davidson and Partners has appointed Sarah Porter partner.

Robin Whalley has been made managing director of Mott MacDonald’s Hong Kong subsidiary Mott Connell.