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Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

22nd August 2017

On 7th July the Briggs & Forester Living Team took part in the Canary Wharf Contractors Dragon Boat Race, to raise funds and support their chosen charities.

This was the first time the Living Team has entered this event and out of a total of 24 teams, they achieved an honourable 8th place.

Pictured - Tom Scears, Myles Mitchinson, Paul Andrews, Steve Kelly, Sammy Allen, Luke Sutton, Ian Hardy, Trevor Nokes, Hungary Dave and Paul Harris.

18th August 2017

Next month, Nick Cox Regional Operations Director and Susan Metcalf Commercial Manager for Briggs & Forrester Engineering Serivces, will be taking part in ‘Jail and Bail Exeter 2017’, to raise money for the Children’s Hospice South West.

Their ‘arrest’ will take place on 15th September at Heavitree Road Police Station. Donning striped prison suits, they’ll be transported in a police van to Exeter Castle and held on trial for their crimes.

16th August 2017
Paradise Birmingham One Chamberlain Square

Building services specialist Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services Ltd will be working with main contractor Carillion on the first phase of the Paradise development in the heart of Birmingham. One Chamberlain Square is a new eight-storey building featuring Grade A office space.

Briggs and Forrester has been awarded an M&E contract for Shell and Core and Cat A Fit Out.

15th August 2017

Last month Briggs & Forrester Living began on site at their latest project, 250 City Road London for Berkeley Homes.

Living are delighted to be working on this project with Whitecode Design Associates, Foster & Partners and Tower 8. This is the second project that Living are currently undertaking with architects Foster & Partners.

10th August 2017

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8th August 2017

Last month, 11 members of the Briggs & Forrester Living Team* took part in the Berkeley Foundation Dragon Boat Race.  Having won the race in 2016, the defending champions were among 32 teams who entered. 

After a gruelling race, the team achieved second place after being pipped at the post by the Berkeley Team, who won by less than a third of a second! 

The event raised £50,500 which was then matched by the Berkeley Foundation, bringing the total amount raised to a fantastic £101,000 for the charities which are sponsored by the foundation.

1st August 2017

Tony Sambridge, Business Development Director, Combined Energy Solutions has recently completed a 5 kilometre swim for Macmillan Cancer Support.

His training began in March and he completed the swim on the 1st July 2017.

28th July 2017

Today is Derek Hine's last day after 19 years with the company. Derek began his career with Briggs & Forrester in November 1998, working with Mike Stanton to establish the IT infrastructure for the group. 

Derek said, “For me this is the end of an era, and I am about to ride off into the sunset on my bike, I am sure you will all join me in wishing Dom Costantino and his team every success in continuing my legacy, and I wish one and all every success in the future.”

Best wishes on your retirement Derek!

27th July 2017
Pete Curtis, Dan Martins, Brian Wandsworth and Duncan Benedetti

Congratulations to Dan Martins, Plumbing Apprentice for Engineering Services, on being awarded The Student Gold Medal Award by The Worshipful Company of Plumbing.

Dan attended the event last week at Barber Surgeons Hall in London, where he was presented with the Student Gold Medal Award by the Master, Brian Wandsworth.This award recognises Dan’s services to plumbing, and also his hard work and training with EAS Mechanical in preparation for the World Skills event in Abu Dhabi later this year.

26th July 2017

Briggs & Forrester Living have recently been awarded the Mechanical & Electrical contract with Canary Wharf Contractors to provide shell & core and fit-out services to the Newfoundland residential building.

Newfoundland is a 60-storey residential skyscraper, standing 218m tall, with over 600 apartments. The eye-catching exoskeletal design by architects Horden Cherry Lee, will be a prominent addition to the London skyline.