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26th November 2018
Canary Wharf Newfoundland development

Expected to reach heights of 220m high, claiming its place as the 6th tallest building in the UK – The Newfoundland skyscraper has recently topped out. The colossal apartment tower will be sharing the skyline with other iconic builds including The Shard and The Gherkin.

Briggs and Forrester Living were awarded a mechanical and electric contract with Canary Wharf contractors providing shell & core and fit-out services which included power and lighting, residential sprinklers and apartment control systems. They began works last year in October.

21st November 2018

Briggs and Forrester Living are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the latest phase, Block D and Energy Centre, with developer St George City at their London Dock development.

The area is being transformed into a mix of social, affordable and luxury homes. Living will carry out the full mechanical and electrical design and build on 133 apartments and the energy centre.

20th November 2018
Opening of the Brooklands Healthcare project

In collaboration with Willmott Dixon, Briggs and Forrester Special Projects completed the Brooklands Healthcare project in early September, for Milton Keynes Council and the NHS. 

The project, which commenced in July 2017, was awarded a defect free handover with special mention to the supply chain partners for their dedication. A 100% defect free record has been maintained – an outstanding achievement to hold since the scheme was introduced.

15th November 2018

Congratulations to Kelly Moss, Apprentice Chartered Surveyor, who was awarded the Ann Noblett Professional Engineer of the Year Award at the National BESA National Conference 2018 on the 1st of November.

Kelly began with Briggs & Forrester Special Projects 5 years ago as a purchasing administrator. After working in the position for two years, Kelly was offered a technical apprenticeship.

8th November 2018

In the days leading up to #WQD2018 we have been looking at trust as it relates to customers, supply chains and employees In these there have been common themes identified: communication, transparency, being fair/ethical, giving trust to gain trust, and doing what we say we will do.

7th November 2018

This week we are looking at ways you can save energy whilst at work. Here are 3 tips that could help reduce waste and save energy.

7th November 2018

Following on from our previous articles on employee and customer trust, we asked Engineering Services National Supply Chain Manager, Gary Cole, to give us his thoughts on trust in the supply chain.

Does trust in construction exist?

6th November 2018

A huge congratulations to the Briggs and Forrester team at our Birmingham office who have supported Rainbows Children’s Hospice for the second year running in 2018. Their fundraising efforts included Dress Down Friday’s, Birmingham half marathon, a charity football match and a charity Golf Day which raised an impressive £10,000! As a thank you Rainbows kindly put together a wonderful thank you video sharing the ways in which our donations make such a huge difference to the lives of those who use their service. Well done team! 

6th November 2018

Customers are essential – without them there simply is no business! Losing their trust potentially means losing their custom, or in some cases, the custom of others.

Trust is difficult to earn and all to easy to lose.  It is easy to think of many examples of where customer trust has been lost.  Company scandals and failings are regularly exposed and widely reported in the news - and construction is no different! The events of Grenfell Tower have put a sharper focus on the failings of the construction industry as a whole.

5th November 2018

Trust is important in the workplace. Without trust it is difficult for an organisation to create the environment needed for an effective feedback culture to improve, and can so easily lead to a loss of moral and productivity. So what are some things that organisations should consider when looking to gain and maintain employees’ trust?

Establish and maintain integrity