Stepnell appoints new design manager

Rugby-based construction and civil engineering company Stepnell has appointed John Boles as design manager for Sanctuary Housing’s flagship Health and Wellbeing Development at University Park in Worcester.

John will be responsible for managing Stepnell’s design team throughout the course of the proposed scheme which will create a 160-bed care complex in St John’s as part of the city’s multi-million pound University Park development. John, who comes from Oadby in Leicestershire, will be based at Stepnell’s head offices in Lawford Lane, Rugby.

Health and Wellbeing Development

“I am delighted to be joining Stepnell and leading the design team on this very exciting flagship development which will provide much-needed accommodation for elderly people in Worcester. Stepnell is one of the oldest and most respected family-owned construction companies in the West Midlands and I am looking forward to working with and contributing to the business.”

Prior to joining Stepnell, John held senior design manager posts with El Seif Engineering and Contracting in Saudi Arabia, Hill International and Laing O’Rourke International.

“John is a talented and experienced design manager who understands good design and knows how to get the best from his design team. We’re very pleased to have him on board and leading our designers on this important residential scheme for Sanctuary Housing and the community. John has a passion for excellence in building design and is extremely committed to ensuring this development meets the special needs of future residents and adds value to the community,” says Mark Wakeford, Stepnell managing director.

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