TRAD Hire & Sales receives great reviews and feedback at Barking open day


TRAD Hire & Sales receives great reviews and feedback from both clients and end users at their recent open day in Barking. It was only in April of this year that TRAD Hire & Sales, the UK’s leading Scaffold Supplier, celebrated opening their National Training and Product Awareness Centre in Barking, and is now leading the way with an ongoing...

CN Specialist Awards 2016 finalists announced


The Construction News Specialist Awards 2016 has announced it's shortlisted finalists. The eleventh Construction News Specialist Awards will take place on 24 February 2016 at the Hilton Park Lane, London. After stiff competition In the Access & Scaffolding Specialist of the Year category, judges have whittled down the entries to just eight companies. AFI group Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Everlast Scaffolding GKR Scaffolding SafeTime ® St Helens Plant TIGER...

TRAD & Leach’s introduce revolutionary NEW Braked Pulley Wheel


TRAD is always looking for ways to improve safety and identified an opportunity to dramatically reduce on-site accidents and injuries when using a traditional Gin Wheel. Continuing in TRAD’s quest for an ever-safer working environment they identified a way to transform the Gin Wheel into a device suitable for the 21st Century – changing the way site workers handle the...

Rilmac expands with new Northampton branch

Rilmac Scaffolding

East Midlands based scaffolding and access firm Rilmac Scaffolding has announced the opening of a new Northampton branch following a series of new local contract wins. The new Northampton branch close to the A45 and the M1 represents a £1 Million planned investment in the region already creating over 20 local jobs. Announcing the opening of the new branch, Director Des...

48.3 Scaffolder’s Champion League – the results


Formark Scaffolding wins the first 48.3 Scaffolders Champion League. Thursday 14th May saw the first 48.3 Scaffolder's Champions league at Goals, Beckenham North. The tournament marked the first time six leading scaffolding companies have battled it out on the field to win the coveted 48.3 Scaffolder’s Champions league trophy. Anglewest, Formark, GKR, Lyndon, Millcroft and TRAD all demonstrated great skill and...

GKR Scaffolding Wins Big At Mace’s Safety Awards Ceremony


London based scaffolding firm GKR Scaffolding Ltd has been awarded three accolades for outstanding contributions to health and safety. On Wednesday, 15 October, GKR Scaffolding Limited attended Mace’s inaugural ‘Safety first. Second nature.’ awards at 30 Euston Square, London. The awards had been introduced this year to celebrate the outstanding contributions made to health and safety by those across Mace, their...

GKR Scaffolding announce the release of Elimin8 the next generation of scaffold fitting


GKR Scaffolding is proud to announce the release of the next generation of the safest fall prevention fitting fixings on the market, 'Elimin8. GKR Scaffolding and Loughton Scaffold Suppliers have joined forces to develop a revolutionary tethered scaffold fitting. The tethering point enables main scaffold fittings to be tethered until they are securely fixed. Neil Rowswell, GKR’s Managing Director who was...

GKR Ltd win prestigious safety award on South Bank Tower project


The GKR team currently working on the prestigious London, South Bank Tower development continue to prove safety is their top priority by winning the monthly safety award. The team won the award for their continuous effort to raise safety standards by successfully and safely installing 3000 square metres of scaffold 300 feet above street level. The GKR high rise team used...

Victory For Kings Cross Roof Regeneration


Keder Roof Sheeting from Industrial Textiles and Plastics Selected for Europe’s Largest Temporary Roofing Project. Fundamental to the Olympic Games redevelopment programme designed to showcase London at its very best was the £500 million refurbishment of Kings Cross station. Initiated in 2007, the project spanned 5 years with completion in March 2012, four months ahead of the Games.  With a stringent...


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