Reece Allen BA (Hons) MSc

Diafora are pleased to welcome Reece Allen to the team as a Commercial Consultant. Reece currently holds a degree in Economics and Finance and has many years of experience within the lettings market. He has recently completed his masters degree in Quantity Surveying at Nottingham Trent University and will be based from our office at Ransom Wood whilst supporting our existing clients on Civil Engineering and Earthworks projects.⠀


We would like to make a special mention to Tom Mellor who joined Diafora in April of this year whilst completing is final semester at Nottingham Trent University. Tom has just received the excellent news that he has passed his degree with First Class honours. We are immensely proud of Tom on his achievement and are extremely proud that he chose to start his career with Diafora as a qualified QS.⠀⠀
And not forgetting our BDM Kyle who has another two years of study left to go until he graduates from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. However we would like to say well done to him on his excellent results so far, completing second year with a distinction overall.⠀⠀
At Diafora we are committed to supporting our employees through their studies. Continued Professional Development is at the heart of what we stand for and take pride in helping all employees reach their potential through a Company commitment to support them with training and development, and to make the difference to their careers.

London Marathon

A big well done to Jodie this week as she completed her first marathon in London. We are all really pleased with how well she did, and it really showed that the last few months of training really paid off for her. Hopefully her recovery wont take too long, and she will be back in the office and keeping us on our toe’s soon enough.

Congratulations Jodie, from everyone at Diafora. We hope the money you raised makes a difference.

Baltej Sidhu MSc MEng

As Diafora continues to grow we are particularly excited to welcome Baltej Sidhu to our team as a Commercial Consultant . He joins us from Balfour Beatty PLC and brings a wealth of commercial and contractual knowledge and experience to the team. Baltej has a Master’s Degree in Science specialising in Construction Management & Economics and a Master’s Degree in Engineering specialising in Civil Engineering & Sustainability. He will be  supporting our clients nationwide on a number of Civil Engineering projects and claims settlement negotiations and will also be helping Diafora to grow and become established in the South East Region. We wish him every success as he begins his journey with us and look forward to supporting him towards completing his RICS APC Course and achieving Chartered Surveyor status.

Buckingham Group Contracting

We are really pleased to be able to support Buckingham Group Contracting in the North West region. Our Commercial Consultant Tom Mellor is doing an excellent job advising and supporting Buckingham within the rail sector on new platform extension projects for Network Rail. We hope that the relationship between Diafora and Buckingham continues to grow into the future.

Do you have a Project that requires Quantity Surveying Support, if so contact us today at to discuss how we can make the difference.

Kenton Black

Here at Diafora we really value the relationships with our clients. That is why we are thrilled to have engaged with specialist construction recruitment consultants Kenton Black to provide them with the best commercial and contracts support for their clients throughout the United Kingdom. Hopefully this is the beginning of a long and successful partnership.⠀

Check out their website at or contact us directly at or on 0845 689 7001 to find out more.

Allerton Group

We are pleased to be appointed as Contracts Administrator for our new client Allerton Developments Limited.⠀

Diafora will be supporting a development in Lytham St Anne to convert an old guest house into 12 bespoke apartments. The Project is based on a JCT Intermediate Construction Contract 2016 and has a build duration of 24 weeks. Diafora will be advising and administering the build which is anticipated to be complete in July 2019.⠀

Allerton Developments have an annual development portfolio in excess of £45 million and undertake development projects throughout the United Kingdom, it gives us immense satisfaction to be able to support them on this Project and to develop our relationship further.⠀

Please visit their website at to find out more.⠀

Do you have a new Project or Development that requires Contract Administration support, if so contact us today at to discuss how we can make the difference.⠀

Tom Mellor

Diafora are pleased to welcome Tom Mellor to the team as a Commercial Consultant. Tom brings excellent attention to detail along with his robust contract administration and communication skills. He will be working with a portfolio of clients in the East Midlands, while also helping to support our clients in Scotland with dispute resolution negotiations.⠀

Project Controls EXPO

Phil had a great day yesterday meeting new companies and potential partners at the Project Controls Expo held at the Emirates Stadium. At Diafora we pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge, experience and practical application of project control techniques. And it was good to share knowledge with other companies, looking at ways of helping each other on future projects.

For any enquires on project controls email us at to arrange an informal discussion on how we could help you move your project to the next level.

5% Club

At Diafora we are passionate about investing in the next generation of construction professionals.

Which is why we are delighted to join the 5% Club, and by signing up to their charter it secures our aim to continually employ and develop apprentices, students and graduates.

For more information on the 5% Club visit them at