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B&F Updates

Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

28th February 2017
BIM Level 2 verification

Briggs and Forrester Group has recently achieved verification for Level 2 BIM (Building Information Modelling), delivering projects as a Tier 2 Contractor.

BIM is the generation and management of digital representations of the physical and functional characteristics of a project. Information is created through the collaborative efforts of all team members working to predefined standards. Access to this information can be shared with all parties involved, promoting consistency, accuracy and reducing issues.

21st February 2017
Briggs and Forrester MEP becomes Briggs and Forrester Living

Briggs and Forrester MEP has been developing the future direction and strategy for its business. This has resulted in growth over the last three years from £40m to £60m, within the Groups’ £180m overall turnover. During this period the business has been awarded or completed projects including One Blackfriars, Providence Tower and Blackdale, a 514-bed student accommodation facility for the UEA in Norwich.

16th February 2017
ESOS Phase 2 countdown

Change is always challenging but taking on board recommendations can really help to pay dividends. This is particularly true when considering the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). Deadlines may have passed for Phase 1 but now is the time to think about Phase 2.

15th February 2017
St Clement Danes school Chorleywood

Briggs and Forrester’s Special Projects and Low Energy Consultancy businesses have been working with T E Neville Construction on the creation of a new two-storey maths, art and IT facility for St Clement Dane’s School in Chorleywood. The project, which is designed by SDA Architects, is due for completion shortly.

With an M&E value of £817K, the contract includes natural gas distribution, heating and ventilation, access, alarms and security systems, small power and containment.

6th February 2017
Kents Hill Primary School M&E contract

Our Special Projects team is working with Willmott Dixon Construction Ltd to provide a £948k mechanical and electrical installation for a new 330-place primary school and 26-place day nursery for Milton Keynes Council at Kents Hill Park, Milton Keynes.

27th January 2017
Briggs & Forrester 70th birthday

The Briggs and Forrester Group has been at the forefront of the building services industry for 70 years on January 29th 2017. Since 1947 we have grown our business reputation into one of the country’s largest independent contractors across a diverse range of projects and sectors.

26th January 2017
Paul Burton Group Chief Executive Briggs and Forrester Group

The Briggs & Forrester Group has announced some important changes to its senior team, which will take affect from 1st February 2017.

Paul Burton has been appointed as Group Chief Executive of Briggs & Forrester. Paul was previously Managing Director of the Engineering Services business. Mike Stanton will remain Executive Chairman of the Group and continue to work closely with Paul and the Group Board.

19th January 2017
Zero health and safety accident rates

2016 was a very positive year for the Briggs and Forrester Group’s health and safety record. We continued our excellent performance in an industry where working to keep everyone safe is of paramount importance. Even with increases over the last few years in project turnover, number of man hours worked and number of workers, we have still seen a year on year reduction in accidents and lost time injuries.

17th January 2017
Apprentice of the Year H&V News Awards

Congratulations to our design apprentice Curtis Castledine who has been nominated for the Apprentice of the Year Award at the Heating and Ventilation (H&V) News Awards in April.

Curtis has been with Briggs and Forrester’s Engineering Services division for 3 ½ years.  He’s had experience across all aspects of design engineering and has been involved with a wide variety of projects across our range of sectors.

9th January 2017
Modern Building Services magazine article

Modern Building Services (MBS) magazine featured our turnover success in their January edition. Read more in the attachment.