For the second year running, we are delighted to announce that Briggs & Forrester have once again been shortlisted for CN Specialists awards’ Specialist Contractor of the year (turnover over £25m) and also MEP Specialist of the year. The Construction News awards are the only national awards that recognise the best specialist contractors across the UK.
Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.
On the 29th November Trevor Brunt, Managing Director from Special Projects attended the Northampton College Awards ceremony. The evening aims to give recognition to students who have made significant progress in their academic studies and also in their personal lives.
Briggs and Forrester Group sponsored the overcoming challenges award, which Archie Holland (pictured) won on the evening. Guests were told “Archie’s cerebral palsy in no way dampens his zest for life. His determination is, quite simply, infectious.”
As the colder months set in, follow these tips from Low Energy Consultancy to save energy and money over the Winter period.
- Open your curtains during the day and make the most of the heat from the sun.
- Cover up drafty windows with plastic sheets and tape to keep the cold air out.
- Schedule a service for your heating system to keep it running efficiently.
- Reduce heat loss from your fireplace by keeping it covered when not in use.
- Swap your old Christmas lights for energy saving LED’s.
Briggs & Forrester Living are on track for successful delivery at the One Blackfriars project with St. George in London.
One Blackfriars is a 50-storey luxury residential apartment block, centrally located with outstanding views over the city. Situated on the South Bank of the river Thames the 170 metre tower, houses 274 apartments, a 7-storey hotel, residents' spa, car park and podium building that accommodates a number of retail units.
Expected to reach heights of 220m high, claiming its place as the 6th tallest building in the UK – The Newfoundland skyscraper has recently topped out. The colossal apartment tower will be sharing the skyline with other iconic builds including The Shard and The Gherkin.
Briggs and Forrester Living were awarded a mechanical and electric contract with Canary Wharf contractors providing shell & core and fit-out services which included power and lighting, residential sprinklers and apartment control systems. They began works last year in October.
Briggs and Forrester Living are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the latest phase, Block D and Energy Centre, with developer St George City at their London Dock development.
The area is being transformed into a mix of social, affordable and luxury homes. Living will carry out the full mechanical and electrical design and build on 133 apartments and the energy centre.
In collaboration with Willmott Dixon, Briggs and Forrester Special Projects completed the Brooklands Healthcare project in early September, for Milton Keynes Council and the NHS.
The project, which commenced in July 2017, was awarded a defect free handover with special mention to the supply chain partners for their dedication. A 100% defect free record has been maintained – an outstanding achievement to hold since the scheme was introduced.
Congratulations to Kelly Moss, Apprentice Chartered Surveyor, who was awarded the Ann Noblett Professional Engineer of the Year Award at the National BESA National Conference 2018 on the 1st of November.
Kelly began with Briggs & Forrester Special Projects 5 years ago as a purchasing administrator. After working in the position for two years, Kelly was offered a technical apprenticeship.
In the days leading up to #WQD2018 we have been looking at trust as it relates to customers, supply chains and employees. In these there have been common themes identified: communication, transparency, being fair/ethical, giving trust to gain trust, and doing what we say we will do.
This week we are looking at ways you can save energy whilst at work. Here are 3 tips that could help reduce waste and save energy.