Esh raids rivals to boost Yorkshire team

Grant Prior 9 months ago
Share

The commercial build and refurbishment division of Esh Construction has added seven experienced recruits to its Yorkshire team as it continues to grow in the region.

Esh Build's new Yorkshire team
Esh Build's new Yorkshire team

Esh Build has raided rivals for experienced professionals.

Andrew Schofield and Clynt Hiscoe have both joined from GMI Construction where they both worked for over 20 years.

Schofield joins as operations manager and Hiscoe has been appointed as contracts manager.

Jonathan Buttle joins the team from STG Group, where he worked for 20 years as a senior estimator.

He joins Esh in the same role and said: “I was looking for a role that allowed me to work on a variety of projects that differ in both size and sector. This role does that.”

Other senior appointments included Damian Hood who joins from Wates as a senior planner.

Neil Widdowson takes up the role as managing quantity surveyor joining from Sir Robert McAlpine, while Gerrard Owens has been appointed as senior quantity surveyor after his last role at Graham.

Owen Blaney starts as technical manager following a decade at Kier.

Stuart Leslie, divisional director at Esh Build, said: “We are excited by the key appointments to important parts of our team in Yorkshire.

“They all bring great levels of experience which will complement the experience and skillsets already in our Yorkshire divisions.

We are continuing to build for the future and these high-level appointments will help to cement that growth.”

The moves follow a strategic shake-up at Esh Group last year to cut overheads and simplify its business.

The firm reduced its operating divisions from 17 to six and Yorkshire was identified as a key growth area.

Latest news

Top contractors orders down 44% over three months

Wates tops June contracts league with major high-rise flats order
7 hours ago

£110m Dagenham film studio complex approved

Council regeneration company seeking film partner to start the project rolling
18 mins ago

North East carbon capture project to create 5,500 jobs

Construction of £1.8bn project to run for four years
49 mins ago

U+I cuts capital spending by £33m

Work scaled back in coming year but developer bullish about longer term prospects
28 mins ago

Argent chief to head Oxford Uni £4bn housing partnership

Anna Strongman takes over as CEO of Oxford University Developments in September
16 hours ago

Taziker lands £24m Bristol station refurb contract

First major overhaul of Temple Meads for 25 years
18 hours ago

Plan for £600m North Wales tidal energy lagoon

It is hoped the scheme could be given the green light by 2023
15 hours ago

Keep the industry updated by joining the Enquirer Directory

Membership lets construction know you are open for business now or in the future
2 years ago

BAM to make 150 staff redundant

Drop in demand set to impact 2021 revenue
2 days ago

Bouygues to start on £240m Canning Town scheme

Phase three of Hallsville Quarter regeneration scheme gets green light
24 hours ago

“Builders stars of the economy” as construction rebounds

Latest buyers survey shows sharp turnaround in output as lockdown eases
2 days ago

Smart motorways chief moves to Lower Thames Crossing job

Shaun Pidcock takes project director role on UK's longest road tunnel
1 day ago

Flannery trials first electric tele at HS2 site

Skanska Costain Strabag JV to roll out more machines across HS2
2 days ago

Lendlease gets nod to start Manchester town hall revamp

Council agrees to 5 month completion delay as notice to proceed agreed
1 day ago

Drainage supplier Polypipe to axe 250 jobs

Polypipe keeps all facilities open to react to any unexpected rise in demand
24 hours ago

Morgan Sindall stars in £250m Glasgow Uni framework

University confirms nine construction partners
1 day ago

Barratt uncovers weak concrete frames at seven high rises

House builder faces £70m bill to remediate high rise flats
2 days ago

McAleer & Rushe starts £68m Birmingham resi tower

37-storey build to rent tower forms part of £120m Exchange Square 2 scheme
2 days ago

CPUK went down owing suppliers more than £9m

Construction Partnership UK Limited brought down by bad debts and Covid-19
2 days ago

Wates resumes full pay for all staff not on furlough

Chief praises staff for great professionalism in the most challenging of conditions
5 days ago

First net-zero carbon London office project approved

Mace advising on £160m project to expand and retrofit former BT HQ
2 days ago

Interserve to start £27m Oldham school job

Work starts this month on Saddleworth secondary school
2 days ago

Construction start date for latest Manchester resi scheme

Work to begin early next year at Bowler’s Yard
2 days ago

£120m rescue package for stalled arts sites

Cultural rescue programme to restart work on theatres, galleries,museums and cinemas
2 days ago

Canary Wharf Contractors could cut 100 jobs

Another round of redundancies as projects come to an end with no replacements in pipeline
5 days ago

Tower crane lifts end long climb to work for operators

Laing O'Rourke trials mast climbing lifts for tower crane operators at London site
5 days ago

Government agrees £30m bailout for rebar giant

Emergency loan to Celsa secures rebar supplies to construction
5 days ago

Plans go in for 2,200-home Oxfordshire garden village

Sustainable scheme will also include new schools and manufacturing space
6 days ago

Winvic raids Graham Construction for civils boss

Rob Cook joins as civils and infrastructure director at Winvic
6 days ago

Work with the Enquirer to help your post Covid recovery

Promote your business now to grab a bigger market share as construction bounces back
3 weeks ago

Contractor services