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B&F Updates

Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

15th May 2018

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have recently completed works on Birmingham City University’s ‘City South’ Campus.

The project included an extension to the City South Phase 3 Campus, partial refurbishment of the existing Seacole Building, and external landscaping works.

The City South Campus houses a number of faculties; the School of Education and the new School of Health Sciences, as well as new facilities for teacher training, nutrition sciences labs, therapy clinics and other general teaching spaces.

14th May 2018

Continuing our strong start to the year, CES are delighted to announce the recently secured M&E maintenance contract at a large site in Cambridge.

The contract comprises four commercial buildings across two sites, all occupied by the same tenant and CES will deliver full M&E services to all buildings. This contract further strengthens CES' presence in the Cambridge area and adds to their expanding portfolio within the Commercial sector in the city.

9th May 2018

Making simple upgrades within your building can result in a more energy efficient space and also save you money. In many buildings, draughts account for up to 10% of heat loss, follow these 3 simple steps to save energy.

  • Installing self-adhesive thermal strips around doors and windows you can reduce and prevent draughts.
  • By fitting automatic closers on external doors, you can ensure that you’re not wasting energy on heating/cooling the building
  • Ensuring that you have adequate roof insulation means that your building could retain up to 25% more heat
8th May 2018

CES are proud to have been appointed as the new provider of the M&E Planned Preventative Maintenance Services across a 12-site portfolio in the north of England with a large managing Agent, further strengthening CES' stance in the commercial sector.

The portfolio comprises 12 sites throughout the North East & North West, allowing CES to continue strong and steady growth in both regions.

The contract commenced in April 2018 and will be delivered via the CES team of mobile engineers and specialist service partners.

8th May 2018
Kevin Mason and Matthew Dickerson

Kevin Mason (pictured left) and Matthew Dickerson (right), recently took part in the London Marathon to raise money for their chosen charities, Macmillan Cancer Support and Autism Concern.

It was the hottest marathon on record, with temperatures reaching 24.1 degrees. A record 386,050 people applied for this year's race - almost a third more than 2017 and the highest number for any marathon in the world.

4th May 2018

Works are well underway on the refurbishment of the Cummins Turbo Technologies manufacturing and office facility in Huddersfield.

The facility upgrade is almost complete on one section of the project, with an aim to complete an area of offices by the end May. 

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services are the management contractor and building services contractor on the project, and it will be delivered in phased handovers which are due to finish early 2020.

3rd May 2018

CES have been awarded the M&E maintenance contracts for two large developments in central London. Both developments were installed by Briggs & Forrester and will add to CES' expanding portfolio within the Residential sector in the capital.

The developments are made up of a number of apartment blocks and CES will maintain the central services to landlords and common areas in each.

The contract will be managed from our London office and services delivered by CES on-site engineers specialist service partners.

2nd May 2018

Fitting motion detectors on your lights, to turn them off when no one is in the room saves lights being left on unnecessarily. Infrared or microwave sensors detect movement and automatically turn the lights on or off. Most sensors allow you to change their settings and set the timer to suit your working environment.

2nd May 2018

The Briggs and Forrester Group has been awarded the Greener Path Award for ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ from ACM Environmental PLC for the third year running.

ACM Environmental PLC is a recycling-led waste management company who helps their clients both to reduce the cost of their waste and harness the profit in it. Their Greener Path Awards celebrate the work businesses are doing to reduce the impact they have on the environment.  Businesses who demonstrate exemplary effort and achievement in minimising waste, boosting recycling and increasing landfill diversion are recognised. 

2nd May 2018

Low Energy Consultancy are pleased to announce they have recently been awarded a place on the NHS Construction Consultancy Services Framework.

This is a 4 year framework to provide energy efficiency and environmental support including BREEAM, to the NHS and Public Sector organisations within the UK.

The benefits of the framework for LEC include full exposure to the public sector and NHS organisations in the UK for the duration of the framework.