Architects Design Partnership (adp) has moved to 1-5 Poland Street, London W1V 3DG.
DCA-b consultants is now an independent company, and renamed b consultants. Tom Barker and Graeme Jennings are continuing to run the business and the company has maintained links with former parent company dca in Warwick.
One of Newcastle's oldest established practices, Waring & Netts, has appointed Neil Turner as senior architect.
David Blackwood Murray has been appointed chairman of Derek Lovejoy Partnership. The company has also promoted 10 senior staff: Alison Postelthwaite, Matthew Quayle, Lisa Toyne, Paj Valley and Richard Vickers all become senior associates; Lynda Fleming, Toby Jones and Paul Macdonald become associates; Mark Rose is associate planner and Jeremy Peachy becomes associate director.
A number of leading architectural, design and strategic consultancies have joined to-gether to form the multi-disciplinary design services tcn Group. The group comprises Temple Cox Nicholls, ssm, Strategic Healthcare Planning and Hubbard Ford. Amec has appointed Helen Rowley as its quality co-ordinator for construction operations in Southern England.
cnb Design has opened a new office at 88 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2.
At Hayes Davidson, Alex Morris has been promoted to director of 3D and Kath McDowell has joined as company project manager. Morris, Mike Kane, Andrew Hilton, Jon Hey and Tony Wilson have been promoted to studio partners.
New Ash Green-based practice Ratcliffe Stott opened a second office last month in Rye Harbour.
Newcastle-based Napper architects has made Graeme Dodd a partner. Dodd has been with the practice since 1990.