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Ankers leads industry gongs in Birthday Honours

Chief executive of the Construction Products Association Michael Ankers was one of a host of industry figures to be recognised in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Mr Ankers picked up an OBE, as did David Wedderburn, the chairman of the Building Standards Advisory Committee.

Director of capital projects at the British Airports Authority Andrew Wolstenholme was made a OBE, while David Patton, the chairman of the Patton Group, was awarded an MBE for “services to the construction industry in Northern Ireland.”

Herbert Baggaley of contractor Baggaley construction picked up an OBE for services to training and business.

Peter Rogers, chief executive of the London Development Agency, was knighted.

The president of the Institution of Civil Engineers Quentin Leiper was awarded a CBE for services to the sustainability agenda, Dr Martin Barnes also received a CBE for services to Civil Engineering, while former chairman of the Mercian Housing Association Francis Brooks was awarded an MBE.

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Read the full honours’ list here

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