David Magyar and Alvise Marsoni, previously design director and design principal respectively at Fitzroy Robinson, have set up Magyar Marsoni Architects at 18 Avonmore Road, London W14 8RR, tel 0171 603 8800, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
E C Harris has promoted 13 staff to associates to expand its services in capital-project and facilities management. They are: Bill Alan and Peter Lakin, based in Birmingham; Gary Crossley and Neil Fitch at the contract advisory service, London; Richard Fitzpatrick and Stuart Webb in Marlow; Alistair Gough, Nigel Marsh, Bruce McArthur and Tim Neal in London; Colin Lee and Brian Torr in Basildon; and, Mike Pearce in Poland.
PRP Architects has promoted five staff to associates: Ziba Adrangi, Mike Hawkins, Maurice Heather, Tim Richards and Andrew Stainsby.
Consulting engineer White Young Green has promoted Paul Drayton to associate in its London office.
Les Helliwell has become construction director of Hull-based PDR Construction. Jon Mitchell has joined as commercial director and Nick Gillott as senior quantity surveyor. Philip Garland has become contracts co-ordinator and Paul Benson has been promoted to contracts manager.
Construction and procurement consultant Robinson Low Francis has merged with the BCC Partnership. The merged firm will continue to operate from London, Glasgow, Stevenage and Hove.
Stadia Sports has formed a new company, Stadia Surface, to supply and install play equipment and safety surfacing, non-turf cricket pitches, and sports-hall floors, and to develop new products. The company is based in Ely, Cambridgeshire.