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Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

11th November 2016
Carl Standley Save the Children cycling Challenge

We’ve sponsored a leg of an amazing journey to raise funds for Save the Children UK. Carl Standley, a director at engineering services company Couch Perry Wilkes, is part of a team taking part in the Save the Children Cycling Challenge. This is a 555km ride from Saigon in Vietnam to Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

Carl has been wearing our t-shirt on Day 1 of his challenge!

We wish him and the team all the best.

14th October 2016
Paul Burton Business Times

The Briggs and Forrester Group is featured in the November issue of Business Times, a Northants publication that focuses on the success of locally-based businesses - read the article below:

With a recent management buy out and the announcement of new branch offices, Briggs and Forrester Group continues to move forward towards £200m as a leading player in the building services market.

12th October 2016
Inside Industry magazine article on Briggs and Forrester

We have a great article in the latest edition of Inside Industry magazine. Managing Director Paul Burton talks about the forward direction of the company focusing on “our people, cash, relationships & operational performance.”

Click here for the magazine link and turn to pages 34-40.

5th October 2016
Macmillan World's Largest Coffee Morning Northampton

The team at the Northampton office created a wonderful array of baked goodies last week for our Macmillan event, part of the World's Largest Coffee Morning.

We also held a Dress Down Day in the office. Our events helped to raise the fantastic total of £320 for the charity.

Thank you to everyone involved.

30th September 2016
Fundraising at Project Vista

MEP Mechanical Production Manager Steve Kelly took up a challenge laid down by the team at Project Vista to install corridor mechanical services, as part of the fundraising for our colleague with terminal cancer. Vista is an apartment development at Chelsea Bridge, London.

It’s been a while since Steve's been involved in the practical side but he still managed successful completion of the task before the end of the day!

26th September 2016
City South campus BCU

Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services will provide the installation of all mechanical, electrical and public health services, worth £9.5M, for a new building at the City South Campus of Birmingham City University.

This new building will bring the School of Education and School of Health Sciences under one roof. It’s part of extensive development, expansion and investment plans across the University. The exciting, modern facility will be delivered with BAM construction.

20th September 2016
Fundraising 16th September

We had a wonderful day on 16th September across our offices fundraising in support of one our colleagues, who at 44 has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Showing our support for him, his wife and three children was the driving force behind the fantastic response that we had from both inside and outside the company.

Some of the fundraising included car washing, throwing sponges at the stocks, baking, raffles and even singing and dancing!

The generosity of everyone has been so inspiring and we want to thank all who pledged and supported us.

19th September 2016
Blackdale UEA Norwich

Working in partnership with R G Carter Ltd, Briggs & Forrester MEP Ltd has successfully achieved practical completion of a new 514-bed student accommodation facility at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. The ‘Blackdale’ project consists of two accommodation buildings and a central ‘hub’ building.

Briggs & Forrester was selected as preferred contractor on a two stage basis to undertake full design and installation of the building services.

15th September 2016
Northants Business exhibition

Representatives from our divisions Special Projects and Low Energy Consultancy will be at the Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce Business Exhibition tomorrow. The event at Rockingham Speedway, Corby will be an opportunity to showcase our M&E and refurbishment experience, and our energy compliance and regulation knowledge.

If you are attending please visit our stand.


9th September 2016
Thames Valley Science Park, Reading, M&E contract

Our Engineering Services division has been awarded the £6M M&E contract for the first phase of Thames Valley Science Park in Reading.