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20th October 2017
Dan Martins wins Bronze medal at WorldSkills Final 2017

Congratulations to Briggs & Forrester apprentice Dan Martins who won a Bronze medal in Plumbing and Heating at the WorldSkills final in Abu Dhabi last night.

Dan said: “I’m over the moon I never expected to get a medal, it’s more than I could ever have imagined. Thank you for all the support from the start, I’ve had so many people come out to Abu Dhabi and support me, I can’t thank them enough”.

18th October 2017
Dan and his family celebrating his success at WorldSkills 2017

A massive congratulations to Briggs and Forrester Plumbing Apprentice Daniel Martins, who has just completed his heating and plumbing piece at the WorldSkills 2017 competition in Abu Dhabi.

At 1pm GST, Dan’s WorldSkills competition drew to a close after four days of hard work.

Dan said: “I’m really pleased with my overall performance, it’s been a really tough four days I’m absolutely shattered now! I’m pleased that it’s finished and I’m happy with my work.”

There will be a closing ceremony tomorrow night, where the winners in each category will be announced.

17th October 2017

Briggs and Forrester’s Johanna Dorey overcame an exceptional field to be crowned Best Plumber Apprentice at the 2017 Berkeley Group Apprentice Awards.

11th October 2017

The Briggs & Forrester Group won 'Best Specialist Contractor to work for (over £25m)' at last night’s Construction Enquirer Awards 2017 in Birmingham.

Over 10,000 votes were cast, and the companies with the most votes in each category were presented with an award. This award recognises Briggs & Forrester as one of the industry’s best companies to work for and the best firms to do business with. A big thank you to everyone who voted!

3rd October 2017

Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services have been awarded the mechanical and electrical contract, working with Morgan Sindall to deliver the new £28m sports facility at Southampton Solent University. This is the first project secured and delivered out of our new Petersfield office following Engineering Services’ expansion into the area.

30th September 2017

Briggs & Forrester (Special Projects) are delighted to have worked with Farrans Construction to complete a £1.1M mechanical and electrical installation for Pineham Barns, a new state-of-the-art primary school near Northampton. The school, designed by BSD, serves new housing developments south of Northampton.

29th September 2017

Nick Cox, Regional Operations Director and Susan Metcalf, Commercial Manager recently took part in ‘Jail and Bail Exeter 2017’, to raise money for the Children’s Hospice South West.   

To make bail, they were required to raise £3000, and through generous donations from colleagues and friends they raised an impressive £3,555! The event overall raised a massive £13,400 for the charity.

Well done Nick and Susan!


22nd September 2017

Angel Gardens is a new £128m residential development scheme located in the heart of Manchester. It’s situated at the centre of a 20 acre mixed use regeneration project, bordering the Northern Quarter of the city.

Briggs & Forrester Living will commence on site with Carillion Construction to deliver the four blocks in the next few weeks. There will be over 400 apartments, a 24 hour concierge, 5 commercial units and two levels of basement which will house the car park, cycle stores, bin stores and plant room.

20th September 2017

Roz Gregory, Exeter Office Secretary, recently completed a 15,000ft tandem skydive!

It was cloudy on the day which resulted in a fairly long wait. She was suited up from 9am and didn’t jump until around 2pm!

Roz said: “There are no words to describe the feeling and the experience, it was much more than ‘wow’! I do believe my feet will now stay firmly on the ground!”

She raised a grand total of £738.00 for Children’s Hospice South West.

Well done Roz!

6th September 2017

Briggs & Forrester Living have just commenced on site with Worthington Properties at Forth Banks, a new residential development in the centre of Newcastle. Living's responsibilities are the full design, installation and commissioning of the building services for the entire development spread across 3 blocks ranging up to 9 storeys.

The development has been designed to complement the surrounding listed buildings and is situated adjacent to the Stephenson Quarter. The blocks comprise of one to three bed apartments, a retail space, ancillary space, parking and cycle spaces.