John Rivett has joined Wates Construction as its first design director.

RW Buxton has appointed Paul Tooth construction manager for the West Midlands.

Graham Hosking has been promoted to Cornwall area manager at Midas Construction. Also in Cornwall, Martin Walton has been made business development manager and Steve Luck construction manager.

Martin Bennett has joined Amec Project Investments as a facilities management adviser.


Bryant Homes Scotland managing director David Knight (right) has been appointed to the board of Bryant Group.

Laing Homes North Home Counties has appointed Simon Morgan finance director.

Chris Lane has joined Henry Boot Homes as regional manager of the new Bristol office.

Keepmoat has promoted Dick Watson to chief executive.


Billy Quinn has joined the capital and construction procurement division of SmithKline Beecham as purchasing category manager.


Milica Vucinic, John Temple, Matthew Smalley, Tom Goldthorpe, Cristina Tegolo and Michael Gittins have joined the Oxford office of architect Nightingale Associates as associates. Angelika Wiegard, Caroline Scally, Serafina Antonello, Nikolaus Hutsteinor and Amelia Lamb have been made associates in the London office.

Hunter & Partners has promoted Neil McCabe and Paul Wellings-Longmore to directors. Leeza Aldis, Malcolm Hunt, Chris Newman and Neil Turner have been made associate directors in the firm’s Chicester office.

Guy Dixon has joined the development agency team in GVA Grimley’s Bristol office as an associate.

Phil Marshall, formerly of Vinden Partnership, has joined multidisciplinary firm Haley Somerset Consulting as regional manager in Nottingham.

Ian Reay, formerly a director of GTMS in Manchester, has established his own project manager, Reay & Co.


Ross Halley has joined pump specialist Wilo Salmson as area manager (commercial) for Scotland.