Palmers erects modular access for historic old mint in Edinburgh

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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

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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...

Coventry Scaffolding collaborates with artist on major work in Hyde Park

Coventry Scaffolding, leading independent scaffold contractor and Royal Warrant Holder to Her Majesty The Queen, has revealed its partnership with world-renowned artist, Christo, in his first major work in Britain – the majestic ‘Mastaba’. Floating on the Serpentine in London’s Hyde Park until 23 September 2018, the enormous structure, formed of 7,506 horizontally stacked barrels, required the expertise of...

Godiva provides platform for Guinness World Record success

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Coventry-based, Godiva Access and Scaffolding has supported a successful Guinness World Record attempt by Warwick University students for building the world’s largest blanket fort.The scaffolding specialist, which is also currently responsible for providing scaffolding solutions to Coventry’s tallest new build, provided the framework on which the blanket fort was based at cost to allow a considerable amount of the...

Video: Scaffolding works on the Silver Jubilee Bridge Runcorn

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The Grade 2 listed Silver Jubilee Bridge in Runcorn is currently undergoing a major £3M restoration project. Originally opened in 1959 and then initially known simply as the Runcorn Bridge or Runcorn–Widnes Bridge. At the time of construction, the bridge had the third longest steel arch span in the world. It had the longest vehicular span in the country, but this...

Layher brings key benefits to refurbishment in Manchester

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The benefits arising from the use of Layher Ltd.’s scaffolding during the refurbishment of residential accommodation are being clearly demonstrated in Salford, Manchester, where contractor Silver Star Services has installed a full height scaffold on Albion Towers. The project, for Salix Homes, has required the scaffolding to reflect specific characteristics of the site while contributing to the smooth running of...

Video of Temporary Footbridge Installation Proves A Hit For UKSSH & SYS

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SYS Scaffolding and UK System Scaffold Hire provide and install a 30-metre-long temporary footbridge over the River Witham in Lincoln. This was the first time that Doncaster based SYS Scaffolding and their on-site scaffold team had used the HAKI bridge system. The two-phase project involved building the bridge alongside the river (out of possession time) – a first phase which took less...

SGB provide access system for major Manchester development

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An integrated access system from one of the UK’s leading scaffolding and access system providers has been used on a major new residential development in Manchester. A total of 71 mastclimbers have been provided by SGB, for the creation of the Clipper’s Quay project which has been built by Sir Robert McAlpine in Salford Quays.The Clipper’s Quay project includes five...

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