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B&F Updates

Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

17th December 2015

This year has been a busy and successful period for the Briggs and Forrester Group, with turnover for 2014/15 of £160M. Turnover for 2015/2016 is forecast to reach £200M, and will represent a doubling of turnover over the past five years. Secured orders amount to 82% of the forecast and are supported by continued geographic expansion across the country.

We have recently secured our largest ever contract, One Blackfriars with St George, an iconic 170m tower in London with a value in excess of £30M.

14th December 2015

A new report released this week by the Green Infrastructure Task Force for the Mayor of London reveals the city parks and green spaces will become part of an integrated green infrastructure network, as part of his strategy for a greener capital city.

Read the full story here. 

11th December 2015

Thank you to Brookfield, for the hospitality we received as their guests at the recent Winter Ball in aid of Sparks. It was a wonderful evening and a great opportunity to raise funds for the charity’s pioneering medical research for children.

7th December 2015

On 20th December Briggs and Forrester Mechanical Supervisor Sean O’Reilly will step into the boxing ring for the first time, raising money for Cancer Research. Sean has been training for eight weeks prior to the big day, but has never been in a professional fight before! Good luck from everyone at Briggs & Forrester!

7th December 2015

The Independent survey of attitudes to infrastructure in Great Britain 2015, has revealed that a high percentage of the public would like infrastructure to be improved, and that they want more of a say, with 41% wanting more community engagement. You can find the full report through the article here.

4th December 2015

Briggs and Forrester were proud to sponsor the Overcoming Challenges award at a recent event at Northampton College.

Congratulations to Shannon Hall, an art and design student whose exceptional ceramic work was inspired by Grayson Perry. Shannon was among the 69 award winners at the annual awards ceremony which recognised the hard work of students across a range of areas.

3rd December 2015

Speaking at a press conference at HPE Discover in London, Robert Youngjohns, EVP and GM of software at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), has been discussing why infrastructure, not gadgets, are the key to the success of IoT (Internet of Things). Read the full story here.

3rd December 2015

Thank you to our guests at our drinks reception at Kings College, Cambridge last week. It was an excellent opportunity to meet with our valued clients, sharing thoughts, plans and early seasonal best wishes!

26th November 2015

Following on from our recognition from Willmott Dixon earlier this year as their Supply Chain Partner of the Year, we are proud to have been given a second award from the company. We achieved a runner-up award for our training and development, highlighting our strong relationship and focus on working together.   

Well done and congratulations to everyone involved.

23rd November 2015

It was a charged and competitive evening at the recent Briggs & Forrester intercompany karting event. Around 50 staff from all divisions of the group took part, but victory was sweet for the winners from the Engineering Services Estimating team, Over Measured Bends. Congratulations to Andy Lawton, Karl Jones, Phil Cassidy, Adam Burton and Pete Curtis (who had to miss his moment of fame in the winner’s podium photo!). Thanks to TriLux for their support on the night too.