Scaffolding on West Ham Power Station Demolition 1984

Old video footage from Thames News shows a huge scaffold erected by Westminster Scaffolding in 1984 during the demolition project of West Ham Powerstation which was closed on the 31 October 1983. The site of the power station is now occupied by the Electra Business Park.

Over the course of 12 weeks, Scaffolders erected over 47 miles of scaffold tube and used 60,000 fittings constructing the 300ft high tempory scaffold.