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4th May 2021
One Centenary Way, Birmingham

Appointed by Sir Robert McAlpine, Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have been engaged to deliver the design & build MEP contract for One Centenary Way, the next phase of Development Manager Argent’s £700m Paradise scheme in Birmingham.

Designed by Glenn Howells Architects, the new office building will overlook the transformed Centenary Square and open out onto Centenary Way. The development is set to become a renowned city landmark and will act as a gateway to Birmingham’s Paradise development.

19th April 2021
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have been appointed by Engie Regeneration to deliver the MEP services contract on The Oleaster building located at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Campus in Birmingham.

The development formed part of the overall Queen Elizabeth Hospital construction and provides mental health care for inpatients and outpatients. The refurbishment will include a new urgent care centre providing a therapeutic environment for adults and children of all ages.

2nd March 2021

Briggs & Forrester Special Projects are proud to announce that they have now completed the works to a new teaching block for the modern primary and secondary phase school, Kettering Science Academy.

The new state-of-the-art, three storey building consists of 16 classrooms, dining room, common room, library and ICT facilities. The addition of this building has enabled a rise in pupil numbers, adding approximately 300 new student places with an extra 60 pupils per age group.

1st March 2021

This month, Living Housing are celebrating their 3rd anniversary. Living Housing was first established in March 2018, following the appointment of Housing Director, Darren Lovelock.

Living Housing secured their first contract with David Wilson Homes and the team held their very first Plumbing Pre-Start meeting on the 7th March 2018. They began on site a week later, with a small project totalling a contract value just under £100,000.

2nd February 2021

Briggs & Forrester Living Housing have recently completed the 1st phase of the Mulberry Homes development located in Lutterworth, one of Leicestershire’s most sought after market towns.

Following the successful delivery of the building services on the 1st phase, Living Housing went on to secure the 2nd phase of the development consisting of 79 plots. All together the development will provide 250 new homes which also include affordable housing and associated infrastructure, paving the way for future developments.

29th January 2021

Working in collaboration with Walter Lilly (specialist building arm of Renew Holdings plc), Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services are currently delivering works on the 12000m2 London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS) building located at Hammersmith Hospital in White City.

The LMS building will be a new, innovative research facility including highly specialist laboratories, write up spaces and support facilities for the Medical Research Council.

26th January 2021

Briggs & Forrester Living Housing have secured the mechanical services contract with Storey Homes on their new build housing development, The Place in Kempston. Situated alongside the Great River Ouse, The Place offers a mix of high specification 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and 2, 3 & 4 bedroom houses. The development incorporates historical elements, pairing them with modern attractive design.

19th January 2021

After more than 37 years at the helm of the Briggs & Forrester Group, Mike Stanton has retired from his position as Group Chairman.

Mike said: “Over the past 73 years the Group has gone from strength to strength and is well positioned to continue to develop successfully in the future as one of the UK’s Top 5 Independent Building Services Contractors.

“The Group now operates nationally across the UK, and has come a long way from the domestic heating & maintenance business operated from my family’s home on Overstone Road in Northampton back in the mid 1960’s.

19th January 2021

Last year, Briggs & Forrester Living were delighted to successfully complete the MEP works on the Park Hill student accommodation project in Sheffield.

Working in collaboration with main contractor Kier Group, Living were responsible for carrying out the MEP contract for the development, including services such as heating and cooling, external lighting, fire alarm and switchgear.

15th January 2021

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services are delighted to have secured the MEP contract on the Globe & Simpson innovation building as part of the St. John’s redevelopment in Manchester. St. John’s is a diverse mixed use development that will establish the area as a new neighbourhood and cultural community for Manchester.

After an extensive selection process, Briggs & Forrester were selected as one of the successful framework partners on the St. John’s redevelopment of the former Granada studio site in Manchester City Centre.