Brian Mellit has been appointed non-executive chairman of the Building Research Establishment and John Marshall non-executive director. Mellit is a board member and director of engineering and production at Railtrack, and Marshall is chairman of Building Software.
Feilden Clegg has opened a London office at 4 Goodge Place, London W1P 1FL, tel 0171 323 5737, fax 0171 323 5720, email london@ feildenclegg.com
Middlesbrough practice Franklin + Andrews property and construction consultancy has appointed five new partners - David Dearden, Graham Hale, Michelle Swales, Tony Venn and Malcom Weavers.
Alex Mitchell has left Morey Smith to set up her own design consultancy, Radiate Design, at 40 Sandmere Road, London SW4 7QJ, email email@example.com.
Founder of s&p, Peter Sargent, is to leave the practice in 1999 to form Peter Sargent Leisure Consultancy, to advise on the funding, operation and design of leisure developments.
John Ramsay, formerly an associate with FaulknerBrowns, has joined Main McCook chartered architects as an associate in the Inverness office with particular responsibility for new project development. Colin Lawson also becomes an associate, and will be in charge of telecommunication projects and prodution management.
David Graham, managing director of Eternit Clay Tiles, has become chairman of the Clay Roof Tile Council.
Meadowcroft Dernie is a newly formed practice set up by Phil Meadowcroft, who used to work for Eric Parry Associates, and Dave Dernie, who has taught, practised and written extensively. It can be found on the 3rd floor, 2- 8 Scrutton Street, London EC2A 4RJ, tel 0171 684 7396, fax 0171 684 7397, email Philipm@mdarch. demon.co.uk
David H Williams, who has just retired as group construction director of BAA, has joined the board of Warings Construction Group as its non- executive chairman.
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