Richard Lumby has been appointed managing director of Crown House Engineering, the building services arm of Carillion.


Trevor Thompson, formerly Yorkshire regional director for Wimpey Homes, has been appointed managing director of retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone’s new North-east division.

Redrow Homes has promoted Rob Slocombe to sales director in the South-west. Peter Shergold has been made South-west construction director and Mike Cousins has been made contracts manager in the region. Victoria Wickes has joined Redrow Homes Scotland as a land negotiator.


Epsom-based international relocation management consultant LSM has appointed Patricia Bessey design director. She will head the interior design division.

David Cobb has joined Tuffin Ferraby & Taylor as a building surveyor in the commercial building consultancy team.

Hugh Baird has been appointed director of Manchester-based barrister’s chambers, 8 King Street.


Edward J Horrocks, chief executive of North-west-based construction services specialist Horrocks Group, has been elected president of the Liverpool branch of the National Federation of Builders. In addition, Diane Romanowska has been appointed NFB training co-ordinator for the North-west.

Wilf Butcher of Firespray International has been elected chairman of the Association for Specialist Fire Protection.


Philip Staten has been promoted to technical director at Maccaferri, a retaining structures, soil reinforcement and erosion protection specialist. Tom Edwards has been made divisional director for Scotland, the North and Ireland. Laura Giuliano joins the Oxford office as design support engineer.

Rachael Headlam has joined lift manufacturer Otis as communications manager for the UK and Ireland.

Ingersoll-Rand Architectural Hardware Group has appointed Keith Hayward group marketing director. Karen Howell joins as marketing and business development manager.

Building products supplier Willan Building Services has promoted Neil Rideout to technical director.