Lyndon SGB duo provide a ‘total access’ package at London landmark development

Lyndon SGB and Taylor's Hoists are providing a ‘total access’ package for leading contractor Lendlease on the landmark new development at One Bishopsgate Plaza, in the heart of the city of London. ONE Bishopsgate Plaza will be the first high-rise residential and hospitality development built in the City of London for many years. Taylor's Hoists which is part of Lyndon SGB's...

Project 7 helps to create a Major League Baseball park at West Ham’s Stadium

A British construction firm that specialises in complex and bespoke builds and uses scaffolding to create niche solutions was brought in to help transform West Ham’s London Stadium into a Major League Baseball park. Project 7’s track record of finding solutions to tricky construction problems came into play as the biggest multi-sport venue...

Access Firm Performs Acrobatics For Stage Show Project

Hollywood star Channing Tatum’s new UK show Magic Mike Live which features dancers performing aerobatics on wires to create a 360 degree spectacular has become one of the hottest tickets in town. And for the construction company charged with transforming London’s Hippodrome Casino to house the show, there were acrobatic feats of their own required, as they had carried out...

Scaffolding Firm Provides Lifesaving Services To HART

Cambridge & Hertfordshire based company Royston Scaffolding Ltd recently provided specialised scaffolding to the East of England Hazardous Area Response Team (HART). The specialist ambulance service, that provides expert medical care in particularly difficult environments that includes safe rescue at height, confined spaces and urban search and rescue. HART called upon Royston Scaffolding to erect a unique scaffolding construction to replicate a...

Special Access Solutions at Euston Station

Palmers Scaffolding St James Park HS2

Large-scale access solutions are being provided by Palmers Scaffolding for the St James Park London Euston Station HS2 enabling construction works. Palmers £3M tempory works contract for principal contractor CSJV began in July 2018. A 10,000m² temporary roof has been erected by the firm — supported below by 15 towers and 300m of bespoke Palmers special access spine beam. This was erected to house CSJV's archaeology programme to...

Layher Scaffolding and Event Systems Take Centre Stage

Layher Scaffolding Event Systems Rose Theatre

The use of Layher scaffolding, access and event equipment for a specialist project in York undertaken by Acorn Events Structures is, in every sense, dramatic. Award-winners Acorn have designed and installed a faithful recreation of Shakespeare’s celebrated Rose Theatre for Lunchbox Productions who are running a series of theatrical events throughout the summer and autumn at the site. “The project is...

Palmers erects modular access for historic old mint in Edinburgh

Palmers Scaffolding UK

Palmers Scaffolding UK are providing modern scaffolding solutions on an historic old mint in Edinburgh, for top main contractors, ISG Construction Limited. ISG’s premium central Edinburgh re-development project – to be known as ‘The Registers’ – comprises the mint building (previously used for the manufacture of currency) at 28-52 West Register Street, which incorporates a listed warehouse constructed in the Venetian...

300-tonne scaffold installation enables refurb of Army’s top tactical trainer

The recent refurbishment of one of the Army’s most significant training assets was made possible thanks to a team of fast-working scaffolders. The Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (CATT), which is based at Warminster and uses networked simulators to enable soldiers to train in a virtual environment, underwent a major £1.9m upgrade over August and September. The project was funded by Aspire...

Lyndon erect 18.5 tonne Mobile Birdcage on prestigious London project

Lyndon Scaffolding has been supporting their client Lendlease with innovative access solutions on a prestigious project in London at 150 Bishopsgate. They erected a mobile birdcage scaffold that is 16m wide, 10m long, 7m high and weighs 18.5 tonnes, for the creation of one of the first ballrooms to be built in the city for decades, in an area that...

Layher Scaffolding Impressess During Historic Castle Refurbishment

Lindisfarne Layher Scaffolding 1

As dramatic as it is innovative, the scaffolding access installed during the renovation of Lindisfarne Castle in the north east of England is impressive by any measure. It is also a demonstration of the benefits associated with Layher’s modular scaffolding system and the skills of contractor John Laidlaw and Sons Ltd. The need to address a long history of water...