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Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

22nd June 2018

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry.

20th June 2018

Power down your computer at the end of the working day. You could save as much as £70 a year by turning off one computer and monitor alone, that’s over £7000 if your company employs more than 100 member of staff!   

14th June 2018

The Briggs & Forrester Group has showcased its commitment to developing its people by joining The 5% Club, an industry led initiative focused on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students.

The 5% Club, initiated by Leo Quinn CEO of Balfour Beatty in 2013, is a movement by more than 250 employers providing ‘earn and learn’ opportunities to develop the skills and talents people need to become more employable and create meaningful careers.

13th June 2018

You can reduce costs and save the environment by thinking twice before using your printer at work, here’s our top 5 tips.

7th June 2018

EPCs, DECs, TM44s - lots of acronyms, but what exactly do they stand for and do you need this type of certification for your building?

EPCs

6th June 2018

As the weather gets warmer, avoid using your dryer and hang clothes out to dry. Not only could it save you up to £150 on your energy bill, but the ultra-violet rays in sunlight help to disinfect laundry!

6th June 2018
Cannon Street London

CES have been awarded the M&E maintenance contract for a new Commercial development on Cannon Street, London, expanding their portfolio within the Commercial sector in the capital.

The building comprises 11 floors of commercial office space with multiple tenants. CES will maintain the central services to landlords and common areas throughout the building as well as in some tenanted areas.

The contract will be managed from our London office and services delivered by CES mobile engineers and our specialist service partners

5th June 2018
Brecon School Redevelopment Wales, 21st Century Schools Programme

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have secured their latest project in Wales with BAM Construct UK on the £22m Brecon High School in Powys.

BAM will replace the existing school with a new high specification building that will meet the needs of students in Brecon and surrounding communities. The school aims “to provide the very best facilities and accommodation to allow the current and future pupils of Brecon High School to achieve their very best academically, emotionally and socially.”

31st May 2018

Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services have received practical completion on the new 31,000m2 Ikea Superstore in Exeter.

Designed by SRA Architects, the new store is modern and in line with IKEA’s other stores across the UK. The three-storey building features a sales area, warehouse and restaurant.

Briggs & Forrester worked closely with Cunnington Clark to deliver the building services design. The mechanical and electrical services include smoke control, fire alarm and external services.

31st May 2018

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have recently completed the extension to Birmingham City University’s student support facilities at the Curzon Building.

Engineering Services have worked alongside Willmott Dixon to deliver this new hub for experimental and social learning.

BIM Level 2 has been embraced on this project, promoting cross project working and communication through the the use of collaborative software. Engineering Services have provided the design, installation and commissioning of various mechanical, electrical and public health systems worth £7.5m.