Next Meeting

Thursday 3rd January
12:30, The Colston Hall

Founding Members

First Thursday Club (FTC) was set up in 2002 by the founding members to provide an informal networking event for the 'movers and shakers' in the construction industry and professions based in Bristol. Their aim is to extend their database of contacts and to actively encourage working relationships between existing and new members.

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How to Join or Sponsor

How to Join

To apply to become a member please email your details and a little information of your company to our event organisers, Bright. If you wish to sponsor an event please also provide details of your requirements and preferred dates to

CgMs Heritage & RPS

About RPS and CgMs


RPS is one of the UK’s leading multidisciplinary consultancies advising public and private sector clients on property and infrastructure. With unrivalled knowledge and experience, we support clients throughout the development process across a wide range of specialisms including EIA, Ground Investigation, Contaminated Land, Acoustics, Ecology, Planning, Landscape Design, Project Management, Transportation and Infrastructure together with heritage advice through CgMS to provide a comprehensive service to the Built Environment.


CgMs is part of RPS and is a specialist heritage consultancy, acquired in 2014. CgMs has been providing independent heritage advice to all sectors of the development industry for over 25 years. We have the largest team of heritage consultants in the UK, and cover both below-ground archaeology and built heritage. With the range of experience and expertise across our team, we can respond rapidly to any scale of development, and assist our clients to resolve any heritage issues anywhere in the UK.


We have local offices in Bristol, Cardiff and Cheltenham and have been serving the local area for over 20 years.