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Trio of key appointments made by Cheltenham-based housebuilder

Cheltenham-based housebuilders Mactaggart and Mickel have made three key appointments as they look at expansion plans.

The three new team members will help the firm to deliver its aim of providing 200 new homes per year in the south of England and the Midlands.

Rebecca Sanders has been appointed as architectural manager, responsible for the overall architectural strategy.

Ms Sanders, from Dursley, will look at creating attractive, light-filled interiors and ensuring that the exterior of homes fit in with their local setting.

Her expertise spans work in design, structural engineering and architectural construction.

Scott Webb joins the firm as site manager and will be initially based at the firm's Childrey Park development in Wantage.

Mr Webb has been in the housebuilding sector for 24years, successfully leading a number of projects.

He will oversee all construction at Mactaggart and Mickel's landmark site, which features state-of-the-art timber-frame structures.

The final new recruit is Shaun Forbes who joins as assistant site manager after leaving a similar role at Taylor Wimpey.

Mr Forbes is a qualified stonemason who holds a HNC in construction and the built environment. We will alongside Scott Webb at the Wantage site.

Marion Forbes, a Director of Mactaggart & Mickel, said: "We are extremely pleased to have attracted these highly qualified and experienced professionals to join our team, particularly given the well-documented skills shortages in our sector.

"Their expertise will enable us to build our presence in England and help us showcase our award-winning design, construction and customer skills.

"We believe we are a desirable company to work for and we make every effort to help colleagues pursue interesting and wide-ranging careers."

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