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Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

2nd December 2019

Briggs & Forrester Group has been selected as a finalist in the MEP Specialist of the Year, Project of the Year by a Specialist Contractor, Apprentice of the Year and Training Excellence categories of the 2020 Construction News Specialists Awards, the only national awards that recognises the best specialist contractors from across the UK.

To decide the winners, all finalists will attend face-to-face judging by our panel of more than 60 judges, made up from the UK’s largest construction firms and the leaders of the country’s major projects, including:

14th November 2019

Briggs & Forrester Special Projects will soon be commencing work on ‘Big Creative Academy’s’ dynamic new building which will cater to the creative arts industry. The building will offer courses for 16-19 year olds in the fashion, music, arts, media and fitness sector.

The works to the building will comprise of the demolition of the existing central spine building and 2 no. Victorian buildings and construction of a new build three storey academy with a gross internal floor area of 3,850m2.

6th November 2019

Today we're celebrating #ThisIsEngineeringDay which gives us the opportunity to recognise all the talented engineers in our industry whose work makes a huge difference to our daily lives.

This day was created to help to broaden people’s perception of the profession, challenging views of the engineering stereotype. Today, the role of an engineer could include anything from finding new ways to fight diseases to developing more sustainable buildings.

1st November 2019

Briggs & Forrester staff from the Birmingham Office attended the Westwood Academy Careers Fair 2019. The Academy is a secondary school for children aged 11 to 18.

The careers fair enabled us to give students an insight to who we are as a business, what we do and what we can offer them. We are so fortunate to have the opportunity to reach out to young people and show them what a career in engineering can offer.

24th October 2019
Briggs & Forrester named as a Top 100 company in Northamptonshire Limited report by Grant Thornton UK

Briggs & Forrester are delighted to announce that we have been named as a Top 100 company in the 2019 Northamptonshire Limited report by Grant Thornton UK.

Northamptonshire Limited is part of an annual series of business analysis by county initiated by Grant Thornton, which provides an in-depth financial analysis of the county’s 100 privately owned companies based on turnover.

23rd October 2019

A huge well done to the Briggs & Forrester Living site team down at the Newfoundland project. Following their previous success with CWC's (Canary Wharf Contractors) Health and Safety awards, the team have once again been recognised for their practices.

Congratulations to: Darren Hadley who won supervisor of the month in September, Dave Moore who won the award in August, Jim Conlon who won operative of the month August and Harry Thompson who won the award in September. Adding to these achievements, the Living site team also won the CWC Quarterly Award!

21st October 2019

125 Deansgate is a modern 12 storey office building adding to the engaged Manchester skyline.

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, 125 Deansgate offers workers an innovative working space with great connections to amenities and close by transport links.

This BREEAM 'Excellent' designed scheme will deliver Grade A office and retail space, benefiting the entire area. Alongside the wide range of amenities offered, workers will also make use of cycle facilities, locker facility, secure basement parking spaces and 12 showers and changing rooms.

18th October 2019

A huge congratulations to Freddie Young who was titled 'Best Electrical Apprentice' at Berkeley's Apprentice Awards 2019. Oliver Crick came close at second place in his category!

The Apprentice Awards ceremony took place yesterday at The Bridge Theatre. The event itself provides a chance to celebrate great apprentices and to showcase the very best of the built environment sector.

17th October 2019

Last Thursday, Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services and Briggs & Forrester Living held their joint regional drinks evening at Manahatta in Leeds.

Briggs & Forrester staff that attended were from both Engineering Services and Living.

Attendees included: Ian Hardy, Alex Sarjeant, Duncan Benedetti, Justin Van Walwyk, Phil Greenhalgh, Martin Broughton, Andrew Walsh, Peter Noble, Tony Hulbert, Steve Sinclair, Chris McPartland, Scott Moran, Dan Whitley, Paul McGhee and Martin Petts.

A huge thank you to all that attended, we hope you enjoyed the evening!

11th October 2019

To support Cynthia Spencer in raising significant funds for Hospice Care Week, the Northampton head office had a raffle to win a luxury Cynthia Spencer hamper.