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B&F Updates

Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

21st July 2015

Group Chairman of Briggs & Forrester Mike Stanton has welcomed moves in the first Budget since the General Election that will potentially speed up the planning process across the UK.

The Northamptonshire Business Times is carrying the story where Mike comments that "The announcement from Government that when needed planning powers will be devolved and fast tracked is good news for infrastructure and good news for jobs."

17th July 2015

Briggs and Forrester were delighted to take part in the recent Family Fun Day at Northamptonshire County Cricket Club on the day the team took on the Leicester Foxes in the Twenty20 Blast.

As long time supporters of the Cricket Club we had a great day and were pleased that our friends from Ups n Downs UK could join us.

Ups n Downs support, aid and advice for children, adults and families affected by Down’s syndrome and they work to increase awareness of Down’s syndrome and to promote positive attitudes and approaches within the local community.

2nd July 2015

The Airports Commission has backed a third Heathrow runway, saying it will add £147bn in economic growth and 70,000 jobs by 2050.

But the report says a third runway should come with severe restrictions, including a ban on night flights and limits on noise.

It is now up to the government to accept or reject the proposal.

Briggs & Forrester have expert infrastructure experience following their work on the Gatwick North Terminal in Sussex.

25th June 2015
Tour of Cambridgeshire

The Tour of Cambridgeshire Grand Fondo was held at Peterborough Show ground recently and we are delighted that our very own Electrical Testing and Commissioning Manager Paul Holder played a leading part.

The two day event saw the Saturday hosting a 28K (16.5mile) time trial race on closed roads in which Paul missed out on qualifying by just 2 minutes with a total time of 45 minutes and 14 seconds.

18th June 2015

Briggs & Forrester was delighted to support the National Women in Engineering Day which was set up by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to celebrate its 95th anniversary. 

The aim of the day is to celebrate the work that women do in engineering, and to showcase the great engineering careers that are available for girls.

5th June 2015

We are extremely proud of our craft apprentice Dan Martins who won his heat of the World Skills UK SkillPLUMB competition in Birmingham this week. 

Pete Curtis, Labour Manager said “Dan is only part way through his Level 2 NVQ and is already producing fantastic work. I am really impressed by the craftsmanship and skills Dan has displayed, he is a credit to Briggs & Forrester and our training partner EAS Mechanical”

4th June 2015

We are delighted to have been recognised for outstanding health & safety performance with a President’s Award in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015, after successfully achieving 12 consecutive Gold Awards.