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Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

19th February 2019

Briggs & Forrester Special Projects have been awarded the mechanical, electrical and public health services contract with Thornsett Structures Ltd on 333 Kingsland Road in London.

Set on the former Kingsland Fire Station site in Dalston, the new mixed-use development will create 68 apartments made up on 34 one-bedroom, 31 two-bedroom and 3 three-bedroom units. There will be retail space and adjacent a new primary school serving up to 350 pupils.

19th February 2019

Briggs & Forrester Special Projects Ltd, recently completed boiler replacement works at Dame Alice Owen’s School in Hertfordshire.

Dame Alice Owen herself founded the school in 1613 in Islington; which has since moved to their present site, set on an extensive 34 acre grounds in Potters Bar.

Working in collaboration with Michael Jones & Associates LLP the installation included the decommissioning and stripping out of the existing boilers that service the Edward Guinness Hall.

11th February 2019

Moda Living’s 35 storey residential build ‘Angel Gardens’ recently topped out. Caddick Construction celebrated reaching the highest point of the project with 100 guests and stakeholders. The ceremony marks a key milestone for Moda Living and Caddick Construction.

Bordering the Northern Quarter, Angel Gardens provides residents with a new way to experience city living. One competed, Angel Gardens will offer 466 high quality homes designed exclusively for rent, ranging from studios to three-beds.

11th February 2019

Jaguar Land Rover recently held a Project Churchill 5-a-side football tournament. Representing The Briggs & Forrester Group was Senior Quantity Surveyor Andrew Bevins, Technical Trainee’s Ashley Taylor and Ben Cooke, Assistant Engineer Charlie Marshall, Construction Services Engineer Garry Webb, Site Manager Leon Bradshaw and Contracts Manager Mark Smith. On the day, the Briggs & Forrester team played against the Main Contractor ‘McLaren’ and also the Client ‘JLR’ (Jaguar Land Rover).

30th January 2019

The Nadler Hotels group is set to embark on the launch of its 5th hotel in the heart of London’s Covent Garden. In 2016, the company acquired Walter House, an Edwardian building overlooking the Strand, and began works to develop it into a 57-room boutique hotel.

24th January 2019

The Engineering Services division at Briggs and Forrester, recently secured a contract working in collaboration with Kier Construction Central on Infineum’s Global Centre of Innovation.

Located in Oxford, the new 3 storey, state of the art facility will deliver the necessary infrastructure to support their technology leadership and to enable improved innovation.

 The build itself will facilitate new laboratories for research and development collaborative meeting spaces, a new restaurant for all employees and visitors and plant rooms and plant decks.

21st January 2019

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services are delighted to have been awarded the mechanical and electrical contract on Argent’s S1 Building at Kings Cross Central in London with BAM Construct UK. 

Engineering Services will provide 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.

11th January 2019

The team at Briggs and Forrester Living finish ‘top’ of the Canary Wharf Contractors (CWC) health & safety league for the final quarter of 2018 which Living were awarded a prize donation of £750.

Living were also awarded ‘Supervisor of the Month of December’ with a record amount of nominations to CWC for supervisor Ben Pasifull.

Adding to these achievements, Living also boasted a clean sweep of all the December awards with Traffic Marshal Ben Huskins who won ‘Top performing Operative’ for the month of December.

11th January 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as finalists for the HVAC Contractor of the Year Award at H&V News Awards 2019. In April 2018, we announced that we had been shortlisted for 3 categories at the awards which included ‘Apprentice of the Year’ and ‘Building Services Contractor of the Year’ and ‘Project of the Year’  – we then went on to win all three! Briggs and Forrester group were praised by the H&V News expert judging panel, who said: “Quite simply, they’re setting the standard.”

4th January 2019

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have secured their latest project with BouyguesUK, at the Royal School in Wolverhampton.

The services value is £3.2m, and comprises of the complete mechanical and electrical refurbishment of this prestigious boarding school. This includes a full electrical rewire and replacement of all mechanical services, to both the primary and secondary school buildings plus boarding accommodation.

Engineering Services commenced on site last year, with completion planned for June 2020.