Climbing the career ladder this week …


Specialist contractor Concrete Repairs Limited has announced the promotion of Rob Francis to facades manager.


Vernon Cunningham has joined housebuilder Strata Midlands as construction manager.


Chapman Taylor has promoted Tim Partington, the head of the architectural practice’s Manchester office, to the board.

Three new members of staff have been taken on by architect Stride Treglown. Stuart Foley will take on the role of senior masterplanner, Pauline Tillett joins as a senior planner and Ben Thomas as an assistant planner.

QS Davis Langdon has promoted associate Carl Dainter to partner. Dainter joined the company in 2003 and is based in its Birmingham office.

Architect Building Design Partnership has appointed Kath MacTaggart to lead its landscape group based in Glasgow. She will be responsible for education, health and retail focused projects.