GKR launches support initiative for Mental Health & Wellbeing

GKR Scaffolding Mental Health

GKR Scaffolding has today announced an enhanced support and awareness programme for mental health, accessible to its entire staff via its Betterfuture - Better Mental Health initiative. It has been widely reported that the construction industry has a problem with mental health. In response, GKR has spent the last year raising awareness of mental health amongst staff. To mark World Mental...

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...

Rilmac Scaffolding Bags Major University Of Warwick Project

Rilmac Scaffolding wins major project at university of warwick

The redevelopment of Cryfields Student Village at the University of Warwick will see 828 new bedrooms provided across 12 buildings including townhouses and cluster blocks. The £57m Student Village development also includes a ‘village hall’ which will contain meeting areas, offices, a laundrette and post room. Rilmac Scaffolding will be on site for up to two years, providing continual access scaffolding...

Equality and Diversity at the TRAD Group


The TRAD Group are keenly aware of how important their people are to the success of the business. They believe in teamwork, mutual support and encouraging all their staff to continually develop their skills and extend their careers, and become the best they can be. The TRAD Group is also well-known for its stance on encouraging women to pursue careers...

TRAD Southern is top scorer for stadium scaffolding

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This Premier League season kicked off with several stadium expansion plans. These large-scale, high profile projects rely on scaffolding contractors who can complete the works swiftly, safely and to a high standard. TRAD Scaffolding is no stranger to stadium developments. As one of the UK’s leading scaffolding suppliers, it previously secured the package for a pioneering lighting system around...

Record growth reported by Altrad

Altrad Group

The Altrad group has reported strong growth in revenue and earnings from the Group’s expanded and diversified platform for the last fiscal half year. Up to February 28th, they achieved record group revenue of €1,678 million with a full half-year contribution from Cape Altrad. A successful strategic focus on services contributed to 82 percent of turnover. Their Integration of the...

GKR develop new ‘Saddle’ scaffolding fitting


GKR Scaffolding is in the final weeks of testing and is soon to introduce a new multi-use fitting. The new patent fitting called the “Saddle™” will be for the use with tube and fittings and system scaffolds. Group Director Lee Roswell at GKR Scaffolding broke the news on Linkedin late last week. Working in partnership with VR Access and Loughton Plant,...

2018 CN Specialists Awards winners revealed


PHD Modular Access Services has come out top in this year's Construction News Specialists Awards. At a glittering ceremony held at London's Grosvenor House Hotel over 750 attendees from the UK's leading specialists firms and clients came together to celebrate the best in construction. Against stiff competition in the category which included previous winners GKR Scaffolding, PHD Modular Access Services was named this...

GKR Scaffolding launch groundbreaking Virtual Reality scaffolder training

GKR Scaffolding VR training launch

GKR Scaffolding unveils their groundbreaking immersive Virtual Reality safety training. At a swish launch event held in London last week, scaffolding specialists GKR Scaffolding showcased to the industry, their first-of-it's kind VR safety at height training. The multi award-winning firm GKR aims to influence behavioral and attitudinal change using a Virtual Reality world and a set of real-life scaffolding scenarios. Working in partnership...


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