There’s a lot happening at the new bioscience facility in the centre of Nottingham. We’ve been on site since mid-March and first fix M&E services, including multiservice modules within the corridors, are being installed. All primary plant for the heating and domestic services is installed, the LV panel has been positioned and tested and the pipework installation within the plantroom is currently ongoing. We’re working with Willmott Dixon to create this new space for science.
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Briggs and Forrester is supporting the Cambridge Construction Industry Charity Rugby match on Friday 29th April. The teams are made up of representatives from a variety of different businesses across the local area, predominantly in construction. Our own Stephen Green from Engineering Services will be playing at outside centre so we wish him the best of luck!
All funds will go to Alzheimer’s Research UK - plus there’s a fantastic raffle with some great prizes. Gates open at CURUFC, Grange Road, Cambridge at 2.30 with kick-off at 3pm.
Briggs and Forrester was presented with the Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award at the H&V News Awards in London recently. More than 1,100 attendees from across the HVAC and building services industry attended.
Firmly established as the Oscars of the building services industry, the awards bring together the entire value chain from contractors and consultants, installers, private building owners, service and maintenance companies as well as BIM, retrofit and safety and training providers.
Works are progressing well on our project with Seddon at the new Rocester School in Staffordshire. We’ve been onsite for about four weeks and ductwork and sprinkler works are currently being installed, and the electrical contractor has commenced on site working along the ground floor corridor. As you can see from the photo the external plant room is coming along nicely too!
Congratulations to some of our team at the Project Angel site in Northampton. Martin Robinson, Matt Stirling, Dan Martins & Ryan Jordan have recently been recognised by Galliford Try for identifying health & safety compliance requirements. With the new Phipps Brewery just round the corner from the site the lads were rewarded with some samples of Northampton’s real ale brewing heritage – ready to enjoy after work!
Our MEP division has secured the contract to provide the installation of mechanical, electrical and public health services for Principal Tower, part of the Principal Place development, from main contractor Brookfield Multiplex.
Principal Place is a landmark, mixed-use development on the Shoreditch/City of London border comprising offices, luxury residential flats and retail space.
The Briggs and Forrester Group has been doubly successful in the 60th year of the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016.
The Group achieved a Gold Medal award for the fifth consecutive occasion and the Group division Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services achieved the President’s Award, following 13 consecutive Gold Awards. The prestigious annual scheme is run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
The awards will be presented at a ceremony at Excel London on 21st June 2016.
Briggs and Forrester is working with Willmott Dixon to create new state of the art bioscience facilities in Nottingham city centre. The 50,000sqft five-storey building will be fitted with biology and chemistry laboratories and ancillary space for commercial leasing to both start-up and existing, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the bioscience sector. Briggs & Forrester is providing full building services installation including ventilation, fume extract, air-conditioning, lab gases, lighting, small power, security and access control.
Exciting times for our sister company, maintenance provider Combined Energy Solutions. Not only have they been awarded a new contract to support 24/7 maintenance for a prestigious scientific company in Cambridge, they have also had further success with two longer term clients.
Mental health remains a challenging topic and the development of new support services is key to providing better quality of care. Briggs and Forrester is currently working with Kier Construction on a project in Leigh, Greater Manchester for a new mental health hospital. The first stage of the project, the adults building, is due to be completed in Summer 2016. Read more here http://www.5boroughspartnership.nhs.uk/atherleigh-park-/