Plymouth-based Hill & Lang has appointed Mark Stapleton minor works manager in its small works department.

Tom MacQuillan has been promoted to head of corporate communications at Taylor Woodrow. EBC Construction has appointed David Matthews senior quantity surveyor.


Crest Homes (South East) has appointed Simon Wilkins sales and marketing director. Nigel Styles has become land director.


Andrew Priest has been made chief operating officer of MDA Group.

Unicorn Consultancy, part of Building & Property Group, has appointed Kevin Thomas business development director.

Chris Duffill has been promoted to director of planning and urban design consultant EDAW. Joanna Averley and Justine Dudley have been promoted to associate directors. Shaun Andrews has been appointed senior planner; Sam Worsnop has joined the planning team and Suzanne Straw and James Adam have joined the economic development team.

Geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering firm EDGE Consultants has appointed Mike Brennan to expand its hydrogeological business.

David Marchant, previously managing director of BMP, has been appointed associate partner at Whitby Bird & Partners. Frank Bates, also from BMP, has joined the firm as senior engineer.

Simon Carter has been promoted to associate at Bristol-based surveyor Gordon Harris Partnership.

Ziba Adrangi, Mike Hawkins, Maurice Heather, Tim Richards and Andrew Stainsby have all been promoted to associates at PRP Architects.

Haley Somerset Consulting has made Nicholas Eva and Matthew Howard associate directors.

Benoy has promoted Chris Radcliffe to director of Benoy Interiors.

Alistair Plant has been made a partner in the Lincoln office of chartered surveyor Michael Gerry Associates.


Phil Somerville and Mark Davenport have joined Hepworth Concrete as area sales managers.