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Gleeds Birmingham continues expansion

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Gleeds Expansion

International construction and property consultancy, Gleeds, has recently announced the appointment of Stephen Crichton as Director of Project Management in its Birmingham office.

Stephen is one of a number of new appointments for the expanding practice, whose Birmingham operation has grown by 20% in the last 12 months.

Stephen brings with him nearly 30 years’ experience as a quantity surveyor and will take responsibility for managing the project management team in Birmingham. He will be working across a range of projects, including several heritage and listed building schemes. He has already secured a number of notable commissions including the Wolverhampton Civic Hall refurbishment.

In addition to Stephen’s appointment, the office has further strengthened its presence in the area through the promotion of Lee Priddle and Leigh Remington to Cost Management Director and Associate Director of Project Management respectively. Lee Priddle first joined the company from Locus in 2009, while Leigh Remington has 10 years’ experience with Gleeds since joining as a Senior Project Manager in 2005.

Lee’s new role will involve the management of key accounts and large, complex schemes such as the prestigious Snowhill development, as well as the technical output of the entire cost management team in Birmingham. Meanwhile, Leigh’s promotion means he takes responsibility for managing a developing team and will deliver high profile projects like the £70 million regeneration programme for developer, St Modwen.

Commenting on the appointments and promotions, Lindsay McCombe, Director of Gleeds Birmingham said:
“It is a pleasure to welcome Stephen Crichton to the team and announce the promotions of both Leigh Remington and Lee Priddle. Our Birmingham business has been expanding year on year and this will serve to further enhance the service we’re able to offer our clients.”

Gleeds is an international property and construction consultancy with 130 years’ experience in the property and construction industry. With 1500 dedicated staff across six continents and 56 offices, Gleeds prides itself on being a global business that is structured to act and think locally.

Working with clients in almost every sector, Gleeds services the entire project lifecycle and categorises its offering into the following core areas: programme and project management, commercial and contract management, asset management and advisory.

For more information, please visit: www.gleeds.com.

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