Movers and shakers


Matthew and Charlotte Brennan-Pratt (below) have both won promotions within Redrow Homes. Matthew has been appointed commercial manager for Redrow Homes (South Midlands), and his wife has become land manager for Redrow Homes (Midlands).


Teesside-based architect DKS has recruited two senior architectural technicians, Steve Hearn and Gary Hill as well as a trainee architectural technician Ben Knudsen.

Evelyn Wong has joined the London office of property and construction consultant Ridge as quantity surveyor. John Wren and Paul O’Sullivan have joined the Reading office as building surveyors. Ridge’s Oxford head office has appointed Bradley Jones building surveyor and Jonathan Pollard building service engineer as well as placement-year student Robert Kennedy as architectural assistant.


Aqualux, the shower enclosure company, has appointed Andy Barton sales representative for the South-west.

Tensar International, manufacturer of soil reinforcement and ground stabilisation, has appointed Peter Wills group structural manager after having been with the company for nearly 20 years.

Plasterboard and plaster market leader British Gypsum has appointed Mike Jones (left) as managing director. He will replace John Colley who took a new position as chairman of British Gypsum on 1 October.

Ray Waite has been appointed timber frame business development manager at floor system supplier Trus Joist. The firm also appointed Stuart McBean design software development manager and Jason Colcombe customer service engineer.