George Roberts unveils its global rebrand

George Roberts has unveiled its global rebrand which will be launched across the industry.

George Roberts Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent suppliers of quality scaffolding and access equipment, has unveiled its global rebrand which will be launched across the industry. George Roberts fresh new look signifies the progressive direction of the company and matches the evolution of its products, which consistently meet the daily challenges of its customers around the world. One of...

New Fleet Acquisition for Caspian Group


Caspian Group continue their expansion with further investment in their transport fleet. The Scunthorpe based scaffolding supplier recently added a new Renault D26 wide 6x2 truck to their growing range of vehicles, acquired from Thompson Commercials Ltd, with whom they have worked with to secure most of their current fleet. With the fleet ranging from 3.5 tonne vehicles through to 26...

Caspian Group purchase new three-acre site

Caspian Group

The Caspian Group, a leading producer and supplier of scaffolding access equipment continues its investment and expansion with the acquisition of an additional Scunthorpe based site.  Situated on Scunthorpe’s Grange Lane North, this recent purchase is the result of the group’s continued growth over the past 18 months and becomes the fifth site within...

New Name For Major Scaffold Boards Provider

Caspian Group Ltd

Lincolnshire based Caspian Access and Plant Hire Ltd becomes Caspian Group Ltd. For over 30 years Caspian Access and Plant Hire Ltd have been one of the UK’s leading suppliers of scaffolding boards and related services. Maintaining a loyal national and international client base, the company has announced its proud to 'relaunch itself as Caspian Group Ltd.' Operating across 4 sites in...

Beaver84 Merges With Generation Hire & Sales

Beaver 84 Merges With Generation Hire and Sales

Scaffolding specialist Altrad Beaver84 has merged with Generation Hire & Sales. As of the 1st January, Altrad Beaver84 is now trading as Generation Hire and sales the firm has said on its website. Both Beaver84 and Generation were acquired by French scaffolding giant the Altrad Group, in 2011 and 2012, both have traded independently ever since. ScaffMag understands that in 2018 the...

Steel Price Fluctuations Hasn’t Dented Scaffolding Firm Sales

George Roberts

The price of steel has fluctuated over the past 12 months causing a bit of a headache for scaffolding firms and suppliers. The reason for the quick changes in steel prices has been predominantly attributed to currency fluctuations over the past year - yet, its causes may be more wide-ranging than currency fluctuations alone. Working out when to buy...

Leading Scaffold Boards Provider Completes Merger


A leading scaffold boards provider has acquired the entire scaffold boards operation from Marley Eternit, formerly John Brash and Co Ltd. The merger was recently completed to the delight of everyone associated with Caspian Access and Plant Hire Ltd. They currently have branches in Hull, Grimsby and Scunthorpe. Neil Garrison Managing Director, said: “This investment will reinforce and further develop...

Generation UNI Roof makes history with Kew Gardens


Generation UK demonstrate why Generation UNI Roof is the Market leader in Temporary Roofing. Generation UK were tasked to provide all access and Temporary Roof equipment for a project to bring the amazing Royal Botanic Kew Gardens Glasshouse back to its former glory!  Kew Gardens Temperate House opened in 1862 and to date is the largest surviving Victorian glasshouse in the...

Generating Scaffolding Success on HMS Queen Elizabeth


A top UK scaffolding company has won praise for its 100 per cent delivery of services and materials to Britain’s new aircraft carrier, the HMS Queen Elizabeth. Generation, based in the West Midlands was the primary access and scaffolding supplier for the huge project involving the MOD and a number of carefully chosen contractors. The global company provided partners,...

Actavo and Northseal constructing the perfect partnership


Actavo Hire and Sales Glasgow branch has constructed a partnership with Northseal to supply scaffolding for vital projects. Their latest joint activity is the supply of scaffolding for a £130,000 project on behalf of East Ayrshire Council. The current contract with East Ayrshire Council involves Actavo supplying scaffolding solutions to install external wall insulation to homes on the New Farm...


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