Construction UK Logo For Mobile
Time and date
Share this page
Construction News

Crest Nicholson Strengthens Senior Team

Construction News Image
Housebuilder Crest Nicholson has appointed Robert Allen as its new Group Finance Director.

With over 20 years experience in the sector, Mr Allen will take up his new position on 13 February.

He will take over from Patrick Bergin, who has been selected as Chief Operating Officer.

Previously, Mr Allen worked at American Tobacco PLC where he served in a number of finance roles, most recently as Regional Finance Controller for the EEMEA regions.


William Rucker, chairman of Crest Nicholson said: "We are delighted to be welcoming Robert onto our Board and are confident that he will make a significant contribution in helping to deliver the growth ambitions of the business."

In addition, the company have announced Chris Tinker, a member of the Group's Executive Management Team, is joining the Board as an Executive Director (Chairman of Major Projects and Strategic Partnerships).


Latest Construction News


Plans have been submitted for a new 1.2 million sq ft mixed-use urban quarter in Norwich. Proposals for Anglia Square include developing 1,200 new homes as well as new commercial/leisure space, new landscaped public realm and hundreds of car parking spaces. The planning application was submitted b

More than 100 new homes are to be built in Doncaster. Wates Residential is working alongside the local authority to build 106 new houses on Thompson Avenue and Dixon Road in Edlington. The new homes will border a recently completed extra care development, as well as a library, medical centre and s

Work on a new £27 million teaching and learning centre at the University of York is now complete. The Piazza Learning Centre has been built by Interserve as part of the University's development plan for Campus East. Designed by architects Race Cottam Associates and project managed by Faithful and

UK housebuilder Berkeley has warned market conditions in London and the South East are obstructing efforts to build new homes. In a trading update, the Group said a number of factors affecting the housebuilding market means Berkeley is "currently unable to increase production beyond the business pl

New research has revealed almost one third of UK home owners would rather hire a female builder over a male builder. The Federation of Master Builders' (FMB) latest study reveals 30% of home owners would feel more positive about hiring a female builder or tradesperson to complete a task in their ho

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is to begin searching for a development partner to help deliver a major redevelopment project in Queensway. The Better Queensway regeneration aims to create around 1,300 new homes on the site in central Southend-on-Sea, as well as reconnecting the area with the High

M Group has completed its fifth acquisition in 15 months by taking over mechanical engineering business, PMP Utilities. The company said the deal will enhance its range of complementary specialist essential infrastructure services that its businesses deliver to clients in the UK and Ireland. PMP o

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has announced Mark Beard is to become its new Vice President. Mr Beard, who is Chairman of construction group Beard, will take up his new position on 19 June 2018. In 2020, he will become CIOB's 117th President. Speaking about his appointment, Mr Beard sa

Network Rail has started carrying out repair works on the railway line between Clacton on Sea and Colchester. Engineers are working to repair the line after the track bed at Thorrington was washed away by a landslip on Thursday, 15 March. Meliha Duymaz, Network Rail's route managing director for A

Founder and Chief Executive of C-Tec Building Solutions, Salim Patel, talks to Business Club about how advertising is keeping the company one step ahead of its competitors. C-Tec Building Solutions is an exclusive distributor of a unique range of specialist building products. It wholesales C-Tec NI
Bathe N.I.Classic BlindsEH SmithCannock Gates LtdConcept Distribution LtdRockbond SCP LtdAccess Height Solutions LtdCanopies South WestNO1 MidlandsOriginal Windows Ltd
Terms and Conditions