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Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

4th September 2019

Our junior Designer Spencer Garnett will be completing a tandem skydrive on the 24th of September with aims to raise money for Northampton based charity 'The Lowdown'. The Lowdown offers vital support services for young people aged 12-25 years old in Northampton.

The charity provide free and confidential support 6 days a week offering counselling, sexual health, LGBTQ support and more. There are currently approximately 60 volunteers that help out at The Lowdown and fundraising is vital to keep this charity running.

3rd September 2019
Brecon High School, Wales

Continuing the collaborative relationship with BAM Construction, Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services are currently delivering the works to a new high school located in Brecon, Wales.

The new Brecon high school which offers education for 750 students aged 11 to 18 is situated between a leisure centre and athletics track. With a picturesque backdrop of the Black Mountains, the project will see the previous 1950’s secondary school replaced with a new 7,500 sqm building set to meet the ever-growing educational demands of the 21st century.

2nd September 2019

In July 2017, Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services were appointed as the management and building services contractor for the refurbishment of a manufacturing facility & office space for Cummins Turbo Technologies in Huddersfield.

30th August 2019

Briggs and Forrester Living recently concluded a two week work placement for two local young people on the St George’s Chelsea Creek Block F Site, shadowing our Mechanical and QA supervisors Tom Wood and Allister Skelly.

29th August 2019

#ThrowbackThursday to when the Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services team secured One Angel Square (a commercial office space located in Northampton) working alongside contractors Galliford Try Construction. 

Home to the Northampton County Council, the 22,000 sqm building was completed in 2017, offering workers a much needed innovative and modern work environment. Located within the heart of Northampton, the glazed facades and vertical copper fins on the building provides a unique aesthetic to the the underused brownfield area, helping to update the Northampton town center.

22nd August 2019

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services are currently delivering the mechanical and electrical contract on Argent’s S1 Building at Kings Cross, in Central London with BAM Construct UK.

Engineering Services are providing the mechanical, electrical and public health services for the new build 12 storey commercial office, which will be provided as shell and core for future tenant fit-out. The office building will comprise of 204,000 square foot of office accommodation with two retails units at ground level.

22nd August 2019

Engineering Services have recently comenced works to the existing St Mary Magdalene C of E primary school located in central London

The project consisted of the expansion of the original building into a new ‘through school’ facility providing education from Nursery to Sixth Form. The campus can now hold a capacity of 1,646 pupils with associated playground and sports areas, hard and soft landscaping and planting, service areas, cycle and car parking provision.

20th August 2019

Last weekend our Senior Project Manager Matthew Perry took part in the 'Tough Mudder' South West Event with aims to raise significant funds for St Peters Hospice Charity.

Matthew ran alongside his wife Amie, James Pool (from our Exeter office) and Jess Pool (James' sister). St Peters Hospice is Bristol's only adult hospice caring for local people with life-limiting illnesses. They are committed to improving the quality of life of patients while extending care and support to their families and loved ones.

12th August 2019

A huge congratulations to the Briggs & Forrester Living site team who currently working on the Newfoundland project in London. The team have recently been recognised by Canary Wharf Contractors for their work over the last couple of months.

In June, Sean O'reilly won 'Supervisor of the Month' and Stefan Dinu won 'Operative of the Month. Following this in July, Dave Moore won 'Supervisor of the Month' and John Sykes won 'Best Hazard Card'.

9th August 2019

A huge well done to the Briggs & Forrester Living site team who were recently awarded the McLaren 'Health & Safety award' for their works on Project Luma R3, Kings Cross.

This award demonstrates the teams continuous dedication to ensuring that the best health and safety practices are followed on site. As a Group we are committed to providing a safe working environment for all of our operatives.

Once again, well done to the Living team for this fantastic achievement!