David Taylor has joined the Scottish construction division of MJ Gleeson to head its private finance initiative unit.

Peter Warters has been appointed marketing manager at Alfred McAlpine Construction.

Shepherd Construction has appointed Peter Horsburgh regional director for London and the South-east.

Try Construction has appointed John Scott-Lee marketing manager in the Midlands. Tristrim Phillpotts has been made marketing manager for London and the South-east and Paul Aubrey joins as marketing manager for Try Interiors.

Geoff Sear has joined SDC Construction Group as marketing manager.

Specialist contractor Dew Pitchmastic has appointed Allan Bowness marketing manager of its piling and marine division.


Calford Seaden Partnership has made Jeremy Harrod and Kevin Slattery salaried partners, and Keith Daniels and Peter Defoe have become associates in its Orpington office. Richard Grove has been made a salaried partner in London. John Lanning has been made senior building surveyor in Southampton.

Geoff Warke has been appointed director of Cyril Sweett’s Belfast office.

Dennis Faller and Clive Polkey have been appointed directors of Simons Design. Phil Roe has been promoted to assistant director.

Dearle & Henderson has appointed Marianne Tissier director of communications, culture and people. Philip Darby has been promoted to director of the firm’s consulting arm.

Multidisciplinary firm Robert West Consulting has promoted Simon Lovell to the board of directors.

Andrew Pitchford and Gary Taylor have been appointed senior project managers for the Midlands at Dudley Bower Building Services.


Warden Builders chairman David Kenworthy has been elected chairman of the National Federation of Builders in the North-west.


Adam Hill has joined metalwork specialist NEACO as area sales manager for London and the Home Counties.

Washroom system supplier ABP-TBS Partnership has appointed Steve Turner specification sales representative.

Diane Tymon has joined distributor Parker Merchanting as field sales manager for the North.