Richard Young and Bill Dickson will be retiring as partners of Sheppard Robson on 30 April to become consultants after more than 30 years with the practice.
Graham Francis will replace Young as practice chairman.
Partner Andrew Bowles has been appointed director of practice, Barry Cooke becomes director of finance and administration, and partner Graham Anthony continues as director of design.
TK Architects has closed its London operations in Boswell Street, London WC1 due to changes in economic climate.
The US office remains open for business.
IKM Consulting has moved to new offices at Park House,39 Bo'ness Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8AN.
Anne Thorne Architects Partnership has moved to 110 Elmore Street, London N1 3AH.
Tel 020 7704 1391.
Pyle Associates has been renamed as Pyle Boyd Architects. Its new e-mail address is info@pyleboyd.
co. uk and the website is www. pyleboyd. co. uk.All other details will remain the same.
Church Lukas Architecture and Design along with Principa Property have opened new offices in Birmingham headed by Phil Rushton.
Whitby Bird & Partners has opened an office at 3 Clements Yard, Winchester, SO23 9DR, tel 01962 842478.
lSend details of changes and appointments to Victoria Nowell, The Architects' Journal , 151 Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4GB, or e-mail victoria. nowell@construct.