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B&F Updates

Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

11th January 2019

The team at Briggs and Forrester Living finish ‘top’ of the Canary Wharf Contractors (CWC) health & safety league for the final quarter of 2018 which Living were awarded a prize donation of £750.

Living were also awarded ‘Supervisor of the Month of December’ with a record amount of nominations to CWC for supervisor Ben Pasifull.

Adding to these achievements, Living also boasted a clean sweep of all the December awards with Traffic Marshal Ben Huskins who won ‘Top performing Operative’ for the month of December.

11th January 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as finalists for the HVAC Contractor of the Year Award at H&V News Awards 2019. In April 2018, we announced that we had been shortlisted for 3 categories at the awards which included ‘Apprentice of the Year’ and ‘Building Services Contractor of the Year’ and ‘Project of the Year’  – we then went on to win all three! Briggs and Forrester group were praised by the H&V News expert judging panel, who said: “Quite simply, they’re setting the standard.”

4th January 2019

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have secured their latest project with BouyguesUK, at the Royal School in Wolverhampton.

The services value is £3.2m, and comprises of the complete mechanical and electrical refurbishment of this prestigious boarding school. This includes a full electrical rewire and replacement of all mechanical services, to both the primary and secondary school buildings plus boarding accommodation.

Engineering Services commenced on site last year, with completion planned for June 2020.

14th December 2018
CES in their jumpers!

Showing off their wonderful Christmas jumpers, the CES team go all out for a dress down day in support of the Briggs and Forrester Foundation.

The team also held their annual secret santa and raised money throughout the day!

Well done to everyone who took part!

7th December 2018
CN Awards

For the second year running, we are delighted to announce that Briggs & Forrester have once again been shortlisted for CN Specialists awards’ Specialist Contractor of the year (turnover over £25m) and also MEP Specialist of the year. The Construction News awards are the only national awards that recognise the best specialist contractors across the UK.

30th November 2018

As the colder months set in, follow these tips from Low Energy Consultancy to save energy and money over the Winter period.

  • Open your curtains during the day and make the most of the heat from the sun.
  • Cover up drafty windows with plastic sheets and tape to keep the cold air out.
  • Schedule a service for your heating system to keep it running efficiently.
  • Reduce heat loss from your fireplace by keeping it covered when not in use.
  • Swap your old Christmas lights for energy saving LED’s.
30th November 2018

Briggs & Forrester Living are on track for successful delivery at the One Blackfriars project with St. George in London.

One Blackfriars is a 50-storey luxury residential apartment block, centrally located with outstanding views over the city. Situated on the South Bank of the river Thames the 170 metre tower, houses 274 apartments, a 7-storey hotel, residents' spa, car park and podium building that accommodates a number of retail units.

21st November 2018

Briggs and Forrester Living are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the latest phase, Block D and Energy Centre, with developer St George City at their London Dock development.

The area is being transformed into a mix of social, affordable and luxury homes. Living will carry out the full mechanical and electrical design and build on 133 apartments and the energy centre.

20th November 2018
Opening of the Brooklands Healthcare project

In collaboration with Willmott Dixon, Briggs and Forrester special projects completed the Brooklands Healthcare project early in September. The project was developed on behalf of Milton Keynes Council and the NHS. 

The project, which commenced on the 24th July 2017, was awarded a defect free handover with special mention to the supply chain partners for their dedication to QD and Fieldview. Adding to this amazing news, a 100% record has been maintained – an outstanding achievement to hold since the scheme was introduced.

15th November 2018

Congratulations to Kelly Moss, Apprentice Chartered Surveyor, who was awarded the Ann Noblett Professional Engineer of the Year Award at the National BESA National Conference 2018 on the 1st of November.

Kelly began with Briggs & Forrester Special Projects 5 years ago as a purchasing administrator. After working in the position for two years, Kelly was offered a technical apprenticeship.