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Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

14th August 2015

In 2014 a record-breaking 1300 riders took part in Cycle 4 Cynthia, raising almost £64,000, taking the total to over £350,000 in the eleven years of the event. 

In 2015 Briggs & Forrester will be taking part in this important event. We hope a record number will be taking part this year when it returns to Althorp on Sunday 13 September 2015.

It is only a few weeks away and we look forward to keeping you updated on the progress of the team from Briggs & Forrester. 

13th August 2015

Briggs & Forrester has welcomed the new intake of apprentices who will be visiting each of departments of the business on a rotational basis to gain a first-hand knowledge of the functions and operations.

They started work with us in August and after two years into their training they will choose their desired department to progress their careers in.

Great to have you on board guys!


12th August 2015

Following on from the Briggs & Forrester Special Projects Family Fun Day we think we may be heading for World Record!

We got eight grown men into one big sack. Has it been done before?

We dont know but eight Briggs & Forrester men is a high bar to beat! 

Let us know if you know of any group that has beaten this fine acheivement.

Great job everyone. 

11th August 2015

A big thank you to everyone that joined us for our recent Briggs & Forrester Special Projects Fun Day at Northampton Casuals RFC.

Despite the constant rain we welcomed over 110 people along and being typical Brits we made the most of the day despite the weather. 

The football was won by Bootstrap FC who retained the trophy from last year and the extra days holiday and superbreak prize was won by Ian Glover.

The tombola raised over £200 and with other fund raising events this year we have been able to send a cheque for £450 to Dementia UK.

7th August 2015

Briggs & Forrester are working on a project at Abell & Cleland House in Central London for our clients Berkeley. 

Abell & Cleland is a prestigious development at the heart of Westminster, designed to complement its remarkable location in an area world renowned for government and grand private dwellings.

6th August 2015

Briggs & Forrester are delighted to announce that our work on the University of Nottingham Science and Engineering Library is almost completed.

The redevelopment involved the complete refurbishment and overhaul of the existing library this will include a complete new facade. B&F is to undertake the mechanical, electrical and public health installations of the building.

The project has an M&E value of £3.2M which is being delivered for Galliford Try.

31st July 2015

Everyone at Briggs & Forrester is getting behind England as the 2015 Ashes Series continues with England taking a 2-1 lead into the Fourth Test at Trent Bridge in Nottingham this week.

We were at Edgbaston last week for the Third Test to see England play superbly to take a lead in the series.

Big thanks to our partners at Galliford Try, ISG (Bristol), Couch Perrys, Hoare Lea, Cundall, Kier and BAM for joining us over the two great days in Birmingham.


31st July 2015

Briggs & Forrester were delighted to read in the Construction Enquirer thats RG Carter has started work on a £35m research centre at Cranfield University that will change the design of future aircraft.

Architects CPMG have designed the Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) and groundwork has now begun at the Bedfordshire site

The centre will bring together academic research and testing of new ideas by co-investment partners Rolls-Royce and Airbus.

29th July 2015

LEC recently completed work on Magistrates Courts in Coventry for the Ministry of Justice working in partnership with G4S.

Low Energy Consultancy (LEC) is part of the Briggs & Forrester Group and the team have experience of energy led projects on a wide variety of domestic and commercial construction projects in the public and private sector.

LEC work closely within appointed design teams to advise on low energy, high performance buildings and systems. The team members are registered Low Carbon Consultants and Chartered Engineers with CIBSE.

23rd July 2015

Following on from last year’s successful event the 2015 Special Projects and Central Services Family Fun Day will take place this weekend at Northampton Casuals Rugby Club.

The day will see a 5 a side football tournament, BBQ, fun races and other activities including a tombola raising monies for Dementia UK.

There will also be the long awaited rematch Tug of War between Office Staff and Site Staff  that the Office won last year.

In 2015 it will be either revenge or retaining of the title!