Bowker House, Bowker St, Walkden, M28 0SG

Meet the Team

Andrew Petrie MCIOB MRICS

Andrew has over 30 years’ experience in the Construction Industry.  His experience has been gained in a variety of traditional building and civil engineering projects in both the Public and Private Sectors. Andrew has worked closely with the Pennine Care Trust, Salford Royal NHS Foundations Trust and The Christies Hospital to name but a few. As Chairmain, Andrew is responsible for coordinating company Health and Safety related matters. In addition he is our company’s ISO 14001 and 9001 internal auditor responsible in ensuring the company management policies are implemented and adhered to at all times.

Dr Martin Berry PhD BSc (Hons)
Managing Director

Martin is the Managing Director of City Build Manchester Ltd.  Martin has over 25 years experience in the Profession, gained in a number of market sectors for both the Public and Private Sector Works including Healthcare, Educational, PolIce  and Commercial projects.  He has recently completed the Refurbishment of North Wales Police Divisional Headquarters at Colwyn Bay and the Safer Custody Project ,which included works at Holyhead, Wrexham, Dolgellau, Mold and Caernarfon custody units.

Martin has also significant experience in undertaking works for other Police Authorities including Greater Manchester Police, Lancashire Police and Cheshire Police and working within “live” police stations.

Toby Rexstraw MCIOB MRICS

Toby has over 20 years’ experience in the Profession.  His experience has been in a combination of Public and Private Sector Works including Healthcare, Educational and Commercial projects, He has also completed and overseen a number of high profile projects including the “Clinicians Choice Award” OPD reception project at Salford Royal Hospital delivered as part of our measured term contract, The Halle Orchestra’s new rehearsal Facility at St Peter’s Church in Ancoats and a number of high profile  commercial Design and Build Projects for Manchester City Football Club including the new South Stand Fit Out Works, City@Home Executive Office Development, the Refurbishment of Retail Store and numerous Stadium uplift projects.

Jenny Johnson BSc (Hons) MSc
Quantity Surveyor

Jenny has over 10 years’ experience in the Profession, in a combination of Public and Private Sector works including Healthcare, Educational, Commercial and Residential Projects. Recent projects include the redevelopment of Ambleside Campus for the University of Cumbria, a New Oncology Department for Trafford General Hospital, Refurbishment of Horwich Town for Bolton MBC, Capital Works Programme for Bolton NHS and  Relocation of the CRV department at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

Aston Edge BSc (Hons)
Quantity Surveyor

Aston has over 5 years experience in the industry, gained in a range of sectors, including Healthcare, Educational, Commercial and Residential Projects.  Recent notable projects include MTC works at Countess of Chester, Lea Court, Warrington and Burnley Hospital Ward Refurbishment

Joe Sandiford
Quantity Surveyor

Joe has over 10 years experience at City Build, and has worked across a variety of sectors for both Private and Public Sector Clients. Recent notable projects include a new, state of the art Angiography Suite for Salford Royal, MTC at Wythenshaw Hospital, New extension and refurbishment works at Oxford Grove Primary School, and new Lecture Theatres at the Stopford Building for the University of Manchester

George Gardner
Assistant QS

George started with City Build Manchester in May 2016 as a year out student.  Quick and eager to learn, George has proven himself to be a valuable asset to the team.  We are therefore delighted that George has joined us on a permanent basis, and we look forward to supporting George through his final year at University.



Ron Dodd
Construction Manager

Ron has over 35 years’ experience in the Construction Industry.  His experience has been gained in a wide range of Building Sectors including Healthcare, Educational, Residential and Commercial projects, Notable projects include the award winning “2012 Building of the Year” The Space 42nd Street in Ancoats, Manchester and a host of projects for Manchester City Football Club,  including the New South Stand Out Fit Out, City Square Fanzine, Stadium.

Ian Caldwell ACIOB
Contracts Manager

Ian is a decisive, highly experienced construction professional with a demonstrable track record in construction management. He consistently delivers high levels of customer satisfaction and has strong leadership and people management skills. Ian has the ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment and is quick to respond and deliver best practice. Typical projects included the Newly Constructed Main Catering facility within the constricted Stepping Hill Hospital site and the prestigious new MRI Suite for The Christie Hospital.  

Peter Griffin
Contracts Manager

Peter has extensive knowledge of all sectors of the construction industry.  Peter is a highly dedicated and knowledgable Contracts Manager, who has a successful track record of delivering projects on time and within budget. Recent, notable projects include, Trafford General Pathology, Winstanley College Maths Block, Kearsley West Primary School and Todays Church, Wigan.

Ian Cantliff
Contracts Manager

Ian's experience has been gained in a wide range of Sectors including Private, Healthcare, Educational, Residential and Commercial projects. Ian has been responsible for the successful delivery of the Measured Term Contract at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust for City Build for the past 5 years, and is now responsible for the MTC at Wythenshawe and Countess of Chester Hospitals.  Ian has developed a unique knowledge of working in “Live” Acute Hospital environments and their specific procedures.

Andrew Kovacs MCIOB
Chief Estimator

Andrew is responsible for heading up our Estimating Department, and has extensive knowledge of the industry. Andrew has expertise in pricing tenders quickly and effectively, ensuring best value is achieved for the Client.  With Andrews experience in Value Engineering, he is a valuable asset to the team.

Andrew Fearnley MCIOB

Neil Walsh

Aaron Jones
Assistant Estimator

Linda Griffiths
Office Manager

Linda is our office manager, and keeps things running smoothly for us on a day to day basis.  Linda is highly dedicated and efficient, and is a valuable asset to our team.