Building, civil and utilities engineering contractor McNicholas has appointed Geoff Rose regional manager for the Midlands and Wales. Eamonn Taylor has been appointed head of the firm’s London building and civil engineering division.

Jon Dale has been promoted to managing director of Kvaerner Construction International. Andy Johnson joins the firm as human resources manager. Kvaerner Technology has appointed Jim Kirkwood managing director and promoted Henry Carruthers to director.


Regional housebuilder Linden has appointed Jon Kempster group finance director.

Phil Heaps has been promoted to commercial director of Redrow Homes’ Lancashire division.


Building surveyors Ben Thomas, James McAllister and Andrew Buckingham have joined Tuffin Ferraby & Taylor.

David Stevenson and Clive Layton have been made partners in multidisciplinary firm Edmond Shipway.

Property and construction consultant Franklin + Andrews has promoted Graham Attwood, Tony Brookes, Paul Oxtoby, Bob Pattern, Alec Pavitt and Paul Pring to partners. Michael Keaveney and Richard Marriott have been made partners in the firm’s project management subsidiary Osprey Project Management.

Martin Smalley and Chris Haire have been promoted to associates at Gleeds’ Bristol office.

Sinclair Webster has joined architect HOK International to head its healthcare division.

John Wotton, previously with Jestico & Whiles, has joined the Cardiff office of Multidisciplinary practice Capita Property Services as director of architecture.

Igor Rukuts, managing director of QS Northcroft, has been elected chairman of the board.

Ian Charie has joined Building Design Partnership as an associate. He will also be director of BDP Planning.

Construction law specialist Jeffery Brown has joined solicitor Lee Crowder as a partner.


Elaine Liversidge has been appointed marketing manager at Charcon Hard Landscaping.