SGB Buys Lyndon Scaffolding


BrandSafway has acquired Lyndon Scaffolding and its subsidiary Taylor’s Hoists.

BrandSafway which owns SGB which will now be combined with Lyndon to become Lyndon SGB by BrandSafway.

Dave Witsken, president of Energy and Industrial for BrandSafway, said: “This is an exciting combination. It allows us to bring together a full range of scaffolding solutions plus deliver excellence in a suite of other access technologies for our customers.”

“By combining the assets, expertise and reputation of Lyndon Scaffolding with SGB, we will be able to expand our service solutions in key major cities in the U.K., broaden our overall footprint and accelerate our growth.”

Lyndon Scaffolding operates from locations in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh and Barry, Wales with Taylor’s Hoists based in Duxford.

“We look forward to being on the same team with SGB,”  said Robert Lynch, CEO of Lyndon Scaffolding.

“SGB is one of our industry’s best-known and well-respected names. By working together and sharing our expertise and best practices, Lyndon SGB will be able to offer customers more products and services and improved solutions.”

Established in 1968, Lyndon Scaffolding has sales of approximately £50 million and more than 600 employees. Lyndon Scaffolding has worked on some the U.K.’s largest and most impressive projects, and its portfolio includes Jubilee Bridge at Runcorn, BBC Broadcasting House, Tate Britain, Severn Bridge, Birmingham Gateway Station, Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, and the Scottish Parliament Building.

Mick Herke, managing director of Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services in Europe for BrandSafway said: “By combining resources, Lyndon SGB will have more locations and greater depth of expertise and we will be able to leverage our scale to better serve customers.

“Both Lyndon Scaffolding and SGB are strong companies with an emphasis on excellent quality and service. Together as Lyndon SGB, we can create more value for clients.”