Doug Elliott has been made managing director of design-and-build firm TNG, part of Unite Group.

Birse Construction has promoted Steve Barker to marketing director of its civil engineering division. John Branton replaces Barker as marketing manager of the North-east civils business.

Mark Kirwan has been appointed general manager at fit-out specialist Crispinteriors, part of Crispin & Borst.


Linden has appointed Kevin Bird managing director of Linden Homes Western. Ian Bull has been made regional director of Linden Homes Developments.

Jim Bowers has been promoted to sales manager of Bellway Homes’ Manchester division.

Fairclough Homes has appointed Trevor Sawyer managing director for the Northern Home Counties. Richard Prynne has been made managing director of the Southern Home Counties division.


Architect Nightingale Associates has appointed Bruce Fairbairn, David Rowley, Alistair Cory, Gary Toon, Charlie Sweeney and Rowland Phillips associates.

Beth Harrison has joined engineer Tully De’Ath as business development manager.

Jonathan Atkinson has been appointed director of building and development services in the Manchester office of Chesterton.

Austin-Smith:Lord has appointed Martin Roe director of projects in the Cardiff office.


Jennifer Charlson has been appointed chairman of the South Midland Centre of the Institution of Electrical Engineers. Charlson is a chartered engineer and a solicitor with law firm Edge Ellison.


PVCu window and door manufacturer Premier Profiles has appointed David Mulholland commercial director. Thom Emerson joins as sales director.

LS Starrett has appointed Bill Laurie UK group sales manager.

Lafarge Plasterboard has appointed Michael Kain senior product manager. Neil Ash has been made product manager.

Norbert Bluthé has been appointed president of Rhodia Paper, Coatings and Construction Materials.