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City Access Scaffolding saves contractor thousands with innovative build

City Access Scaffolding saves contractor thousands with innovative build

Edinburgh based City Access Scaffolding (CAS) recently brought an out-of-the box solution to its Boroughmuir High School scaffolding contract. At the heart of the new school is a multi-functional atrium, which using a traditional birdcage scaffold would have meant a design requiring 13,000 m3 of scaffolding weighing around 56 tonnes. CAS considered another way and used CAD (computer-aided design) from a...

Lyndon Scaffolding selected for scaffolding package on BBC TV Centre project

BBC TV Centre

Stanhope Plc (Stanhope) and Mitsui Fudosan UK are developing the BBC TV Centre project in London. Mace is the construction manager of the £400 million contract that consists of half a million square feet of office space, 950 homes, a new Soho House club, a hotel and more. The scaffolding package has been awarded to Lyndon Scaffolding Plc (Lyndon). Lyndon...

GKR Scaffolding completes largest of its type Layher staircase

GKR Scaffolding erect the UK's largest of its type Layher staircases. The challenge for Rochester, Kent based GKR Scaffolding Ltd. (GKR), build two match day staircases for access and egress to the East and North stands for the new stadium for Tottenham Hotspur Football & Athletic club in London. The stadium is being built adjacent to the existing one and...

XERVON Plamers Awarded Glasgow Hotel Construction Project

Palmers has secured a significant contract from Ogilvie Construction for the Motel One Hotel construction project in Glasgow. XERVON Palmers will be utilising Layher Scaffold System to provide the access to facilitate the construction of the 374 bedroom hotel. XERVON Palmers MD, Donald Morrison said: "We are pleased to confirm that we have been appointed by Ogilvie to provide access scaffolding at...

Sellafield saves £300K using unique rolling scaffolding system


An innovative scaffolding solution has saved more than a third of a million pounds of UK taxpayer’s money in the clean-up of one of the most hazardous decommissioning projects at Sellafield. The unique rolling scaffolding system from Layher has been introduced for the first time to the Sellafield site to help speed up the decommissioning of the First Generation Magnox...

Layher brings ‘world’s first’ solution to major refurbishment project.

The world’s first use of the new universal aluminium HD beam from Layher is bringing key benefits to a major refurbishment project in Reading. Constructed entirely from lightweight aluminium, the design features integral Allround rosettes as bracing points which utilise customers’ existing stocks to lace and brace pairs of beams together. It can work with a variety of other adaption...

Dutch scaffolders complete giant scaffolding staircase in Rotterdam city centre

Scaffolding Staircase

Dutch firm erects an impressive scaffolding staircase in Rotterdam city centre. Amsterdam based scaffolding firm Dutch Steigers have completed a huge Layher system staircase in the heart of Rotterdam city centre. The staircase forms one part of several new exciting projects within the city by contemporary architects MVRDV. MVRDV co-founder Winy Maas believes the project is the first step in creating a new network...

PERI’s scaffolding success at Farringdon Station


PERI Ltd, the UK’s largest manufacturer of scaffolding and formwork, has provided significant time savings thanks to its unique scaffolding solution for the tunnel works on the Farringdon Station Crossrail project. One of the most significant infrastructure projects to ever be undertaken in the UK, construction work on London’s ambitious Crossrail operation is 70% complete. Set to provide a quicker...

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Plettac METRIX

Three imposing 17-storey tower blocks in Salford, Manchester presented very specific construction challenges to Greenwood Scaffolding MD, Brian Kelly. Each of these blocks has an area of 4,687m, which is comprised by a 109m girth and a height of 43m. They rise above a busy residential area with pedestrian access directly below and, with all properties remaining occupied through the...

SGB provides unusual access solution at Dyrham Park project

One of the oldest names in the UK scaffolding industry has demonstrated its expertise in working on historic buildings with a new project for the National Trust. SGB, (which is part of Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services) has provided a full scaffold and temporary roofing solution for a £3.8m project to repair the roof of Dyrham Park house, a 17th-...


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