Taylor Woodrow has appointed Brian George non-executive director and non-executive chairman, and Denis MacDaid managing director.

Weaver Construction has appointed Jeff Gale new contracts manager.

The Higgins Group has appointed Gary Robins and Brian Mason construction directors.

Lichfield-based construction firm Linford-Bridgeman has made Andrew Chamberlain masonry manager.

Leisure contractor Multibuild has promoted Dean Johnston and Damian Waters to construction director and commercial director respectively.

Peter Commins has been appointed managing director of Pettifer Construction in Warwickshire; Geoff Russell has been promoted to construction director; Simon Ashworth joins the board as commercial director.


David Durant has been promoted to the board of Furlong Homes Group.

Wilson Connolly Holdings has appointed Allan Leighton non-executive deputy chairman.

Lovell Partnerships has made Colin Hill regional director of its southern region, and Robert Dean its national sales and marketing manager.


James R Knowles has appointed Paul Almond as regional director in the Knutsford office.

Robert Rist has been made technical director at Thorburn Colquhoun’s building health and safety division.

Simon Bedford has joined Jones Lang LaSalle as national director responsible for planning and development.

International law firm Herbert Smith has appointed David Todd as a consultant in the construction and engineering division.

David Crookes and John Graham have left structural engineer Alan Conisbee Associates to set up Fluid, a London-based firm of structural engineers and technical designers.

Mark Trewin and Gary Camfield have joined property consultant King Sturge & Co’s Southampton office to form a building consultancy department.


Ian Macleod has been promoted to managing director at Schlegel UK.

Insulation supplier NMC has made John Robertson an area sales manager.