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B&F Updates

Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

12th September 2019

Our Group IT co-ordinator Jemma Da Costa will be participating in this years Cycle4Cynthia charity ride with aims to raise significant funds for Cynthia Spencer Hospice.

Jemma is currently preparing for the challenge by completing training sessions . The Cynthia Spencer Hospice offer specialist physical, psychological, social and spiritual care to those with life limiting illnesses.

Their focus is on quality of life and respecting the uniqueness of each person. The hospice work aimlessly to support the lives of their patients and families throughout Northamptonshire.

11th September 2019

We are delighted to announce that we will be taking part in this years 'Cycle4Cynthia' bike ride on Sunday the 22nd of September. This year marks the event's 16th year running and it will be the 10th year Briggs & Forrester have participated. We are so happy to be once again supporting such a great cause.

27 people from the company have bravely volunteered themselves for the challenge and will either be completing a 5,25 or 50 mile cycle ride. With less than two weeks to go, the team are currently in training and preparing themselves for the event.

5th September 2019
Charity Dragon Boat Race

Today, staff from the Briggs & Forrester Living Northern region took part in a charity Dragon Boat Race at Liverpool Waters - Princes Dock.

The team volunteered their time all in support of the charity 'Claire House Children's Hospice'. The charity helps seriously and terminally ill children live their life to the fullest by creating wonderful experiences and bringing back a sense of normality to family life.

Funds raised for the charity will enable them to reach more children and families who need their help.

A huge well done to the team for taking part!

4th September 2019
Doncaster Central Library and Museum

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have recently secured the MEP services contract on the Doncaster Central Library and Museum. Located on the junction of Waterdale and Chequer Road in the town centre, the four-storey structure will incorporate the architectural heritage of the former Hall Cross Girls School building.

The Doncaster Council led project will see four existing buildings, Doncaster Central Library, Doncaster Archives in Balby, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, and the Library Services for Schools at Top Road, Barnby Dun, combined into one creative space.

4th September 2019

Our junior Designer Spencer Garnett will be completing a tandem skydrive on the 24th of September with aims to raise money for Northampton based charity 'The Lowdown'. The Lowdown offers vital support services for young people aged 12-25 years old in Northampton.

The charity provide free and confidential support 6 days a week offering counselling, sexual health, LGBTQ support and more. There are currently approximately 60 volunteers that help out at The Lowdown and fundraising is vital to keep this charity running.

3rd September 2019
Brecon High School, Wales

Continuing the collaborative relationship with BAM Construction, Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services are currently delivering the works to a new high school located in Brecon, Wales.

The new Brecon high school which offers education for 750 students aged 11 to 18 is situated between a leisure centre and athletics track. With a picturesque backdrop of the Black Mountains, the project will see the previous 1950’s secondary school replaced with a new 7,500 sqm building set to meet the ever-growing educational demands of the 21st century.

2nd September 2019

In July 2017, Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services were appointed as the management and building services contractor for the refurbishment of a manufacturing facility & office space for Cummins Turbo Technologies in Huddersfield.

30th August 2019

Briggs and Forrester Living recently concluded a two week work placement for two local young people on the St George’s Chelsea Creek Block F Site, shadowing our Mechanical and QA supervisors Tom Wood and Allister Skelly.

29th August 2019

#ThrowbackThursday to when the Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services team secured One Angel Square (a commercial office space located in Northampton) working alongside contractors Galliford Try Construction. 

Home to the Northampton County Council, the 22,000 sqm building was completed in 2017, offering workers a much needed innovative and modern work environment. Located within the heart of Northampton, the glazed facades and vertical copper fins on the building provides a unique aesthetic to the the underused brownfield area, helping to update the Northampton town center.

22nd August 2019

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services are currently delivering the mechanical and electrical contract on Argent’s S1 Building at Kings Cross, in Central London with BAM Construct UK.

Engineering Services are providing the mechanical, electrical and public health services for the new build 12 storey commercial office, which will be provided as shell and core for future tenant fit-out. The office building will comprise of 204,000 square foot of office accommodation with two retails units at ground level.