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 Hire & Sales Release New ALTRIX Temporary Roof System User Guide


Following on from the introduction of the new User Guide and Component Capacity Manual for their revolutionary PLETTAC METRIX® System Scaffold, TRAD Hire & Sales are proud to announce the launch of the new User Guide for their ALTRIX® Temporary Roof System. ALTRIX® is an all-aluminium modular temporary roofing and weather protection system, which utilises the slide sheet keder model....

TRAD Hire & Sales Release New Plettac Metrix User Guide

TRAD Hire & Sales plettac metrix®

TRAD Hire & Sales are proud to announce the launch of the new User Guide and Component Capacity Manual for their revolutionary Plettac Metrix® System Scaffold. An innovative ring based system, with horizontal dimensions that are completely metric, which allows both the tubular transoms and ledgers to be substituted by components of a smaller size, permitting the use of extra...

Generation Cardiff supply impressive Futuro Staircase


Generation Cardiff was tasked by their client to provide a solution to carry out vital repairs on a utility pipe located at the bottom of an astonishing 50m deep valley in Newbridge, Wales. The client required a staircase to be built to allow workers to reach down into the valley easily, safely and efficiently. Generation Cardiff was delighted to...

Generation UK Provide Altrad Futuro System Scaffold For The 16th International Architecture Exhibition 2018 In Venice


Generation UK are pleased to have provided all the scaffolding equipment for the British Councils 16th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale. The Venice Biennale is renowned for setting new global trends and launching the international careers of many pioneering artists and architects. With up to 500,000 international visitors each year, the Venice Biennale is one of the longest-running...

Generation Supply UNI Roof for Middle Temple Project

Generation UNI Roof

Generation was approached by their client UPR Services to supply scaffolding tubes, fittings and boards, along with the Generation UNI Roof, to help complete a project on one of the prestigious grade I listed Middle Temple buildings. The Middle Temple’s buildings are ancient Inns of Court located in the heart of London; today they are designated conservation areas creating a...


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