Lyndon SGB expands with new depot in Manchester

National scaffolding and access firm Lyndon SGB has launched a new single depot in Manchester..

National scaffolding and access giants, Lyndon SGB has launched a new single scaffolding depot in Manchester, as part of its ongoing expansion program. The firm aims to provide the best multi-sector scaffolding and access solutions nationwide, it said today in a press release.  According to the company statement, Lyndon SGB's Hendham Vale depot on Hazelbottom Road in the north of the...

TRAD UK Announces New Managing Director

Colin Dobson New MD at TRAD UK

TRAD UK, the new brand for the combined TRAD Hire & Sales and TRAD Safety Systems companies, has announced that Colin Dobson has been appointed as Managing Director. “I am very pleased to announce that Colin will be managing TRAD UK,” said Des Moore, CEO of the TRAD Group. “Colin is highly regarded in the industry, having worked with TRAD...

TRAD UK: Why our default position is to continue Hire charges during the coronavirus crisis


TRAD UK CEO Des Moore has released a statement to ScaffMag explaining why its Hire & Sales business will continue to charge its customers during the coronavirus lockdown. The statement comes after a number of TRAD Hire & Sales customers were left disgruntled after receiving a letter informing them ongoing hire charges would continue during these unprecedented times formulated at...

Generation Hire & Sales to taper down operations

Generation UK Hire & Sales

Altrad Generation Hire & Sales is tapering down its operations this week before standing down its commercial fleet on Friday. Following yesterday's government announcement of an at least three-week UK lockdown, Generation UK is acting now to ensure the safety of its customers, staff and families, the firm said today. Robert Jenrick, the Construction Minister, tweeted that construction activity can continue...

TRAD Safety Deck – Built on Established Safety

Image showing the TRAD Deck in use on a construction site

TRAD Deck is a lightweight working platform specifically designed for the house building industry and is the UK’s market-leading product of its type. TRAD Deck provides internal fall prevention during the house building process, essentially replacing a birdcage scaffold. Just like a birdcage scaffold, TRAD Deck, can be loaded out with a capacity of 2kN per m2. The major benefits...

Expansion at TRAD Hire & Sales


TRAD Hire & Sales, one of the UK’s largest provider of non-mechanical scaffold products, are currently active in expanding their sales and operational teams.   Founded in 1998, TRAD Hire & Sales’ UK-wide network of depots have the resources and capabilities to meet every demand. They offer innovative products and a first-class service to their strong client base, and their team...

TRAD Safety System’s unique Mini Catch Fan “flexible and time-saving”


The new, innovative system from TRAD Safety Systems – a market leader in providing fall safety solutions – the TRAD Mini Catch Fan offers greater protection to site workers and the public during erection and dismantling of a scaffold.  Since the introduction of the Mini Catch Fan to the scaffolding industry, TRAD Safety System’s has seen increased take-up across the...

Introducing the new TRAD MINI CATCHFAN


The TRAD Mini Catchfan is a new innovation from TRAD Safety Systems. This unique system has been specifically designed with the scaffolding sector in mind. The TRAD Mini Catchfan offers significantly increased protection when it comes to the containment of falling objects over that of a traditional boarded fan during the erection and dismantling of a scaffold. The TRAD Mini Catchfan...

TRAD make donation to Lighthouse Charity following win at Altrad President’s Safety Awards


TRAD UK proudly received the Best Team Contribution Award at the inaugural Altrad President’s Awards for Safety Ceremony in Montpellier at the end of 2018. The Safety Award was in recognition of TRAD’s significant contribution towards improving safety within their own business and the wider construction industry. As winner’s of the prestigious award, TRAD have received £1,000 to donate to a charity of...

TRADGuard provides protection on London’s ‘Can of Ham’


TRAD Safety System’s were proud to be involved in the erection of 70 St Mary Axe, City of London, where they supplied over 4,000 linear metres of their TRADGuard Temporary Mesh Edge Protection to the 90m high skyscraper, providing protection to the perimeter steel work. Also nicknamed as the ‘Can of Ham’– due to its semi-elliptical design that resembles the...


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