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TRAD Southern begin large scale redevelopment project at 100 Liverpool Street

TRAD Southern began the Phase 1 works on 100 Liverpool Street in January 2017, and were chosen by demolition contractor Keltbray to provide the demolition access scaffold due to their capacity and expertise to complete the works safely and on-time. With an initial project value of £1.6m and two main phases, TRAD will envelope 75% of the existing building, allowing...

Godiva Erect Largest Free Standing Scaffolding in Coventry

Godiva Group have erected what is believed to be the tallest free-standing scaffolding in Coventry. Godiva were contacted by Coventry’s University Hospital Maintenance contractor Vinci Facilities to assist with an emergency scaffold at the hospital, due to the potential of spalling Render on an area of the building adjacent to the emergency ambulance entrance.Godiva contacted system manufacturer AtPac who produced...

Three-year Scaffolding Project Gets Underway at Big Ben

Scaffolding is now visible as a three-year programme of essential works to conserve the Elizabeth Tower, the Great Clock and the Great Bell, also known as Big Ben gets underway.Over the next three to six months scaffolding will continue to creep up the UK's most famous clock tower. In a carefully planned program of works in consultation with Historic...

Actavo and Northseal constructing the perfect partnership

Actavo Hire and Sales Glasgow branch has constructed a partnership with Northseal to supply scaffolding for vital projects. Their latest joint activity is the supply of scaffolding for a £130,000 project on behalf of East Ayrshire Council. The current contract with East Ayrshire Council involves Actavo supplying scaffolding solutions to install external wall insulation to homes on the New Farm...

PERI provides unique scaffolding solution at Farringdon Station

PERI Ltd, the UK’s largest manufacturer of scaffolding and formwork, has provided a unique scaffolding system to help the installation of waterproofing lining at a complex escalator shaft at the new Farringdon Station for the Crossrail project. Crossrail is building 42km of tunnels, 10 new stations and improving 30 more. The finished railway will be named the Elizabeth line...

Layher Scaffolding System Driving Major Scottish Development

The All-round Lightweight scaffolding system from modular specialist Layher will have a major role to play in Aberdeen's £745Million transport infrastructure development. The scheme, Linking Stonehaven in the south to Tipperty in the north, will include four sections, 75 principal structures including two river crossings, a railway bridge and 70 culverts. The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route will significantly improve travel...

Atlantic Scaffold Select Generation UNI Roof for Global Reach

Atlantic Scaffolding chose Generation UNI Roof for Temporary Roof project

In May 2016 a fire gutted the Global Reach office building located on the Celtic Gateway Business Park in Cardiff Bay.Cardiff based scaffolding sub-contractors Atlantic Scaffold were commissioned to erect a temporary roof for the damaged building. The four-storey 5,574m² building represented a sizeable space at 18m high with a footprint of 66m x 18m.The Celtic Gateway is an...

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...

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