Raj Takhar appointed as Regional Director to drive growth and expertise in Greater Manchester Area

We are proud to announce Raj Takhar as the new Regional Director of our Manchester office reinforcing our ambitious growth plans in the region.

Raj, a member of the IStructE, brings over 30 years of experience delivering high-profile and challenging projects across the UK and internationally. His expertise spans architectural structures, structural modifications, historic alterations, and mixed-use developments.

As a former Director at AKT II and RoC, Raj has been instrumental in numerous high-profile projects in the North West over the past 20 years including:

  • Red Bank, Riverside
  • School of Architecture at the University of Liverpool
  • St Helens Town Centre Redevelopment
  • Lever Street, Manchester
  • 1 New York Street, Manchester
  • Royal Mills, Ancoats, Manchester

As Regional Director, Raj will oversee the strategic direction of our 60-person Manchester office. He will focus on delivering our exceptional integrated service and strengthening relationships with national and local stakeholders in the region.

Speaking about his new role, Raj Takhar said,

“I’m delighted to join BWB and enhance its impact in the north west. The company has already made a significant impact in Manchester and the surrounding areas and shares my commitment to innovation and responsible design. I look forward to leading the team to further growth by continuing to delivere exceptional integrated services.”

BWB’s Chief Commercial Officer, Andy Passmore, commented on the appointment:

“We are thrilled to welcome Raj to BWB. His experience and knowledge will greatly enhance our already strong regional service offering, as well as raising awareness of our capabilities to a wider audience in the north west. I’m confident Raj will not only develop our presence in the region, but alongside George Isles (Group Director – Buildings) and our recently appointed London Regional Director, Barry Dobbins, will enable us to deliver the most complex and challenging building projects in the UK.”