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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

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...

Above all, Plettac METRIX scaffolding solutions from TRAD Hire & Sales Ltd.

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-...

HAKI provides a unique weather protection system in Sweden

HAKI's designers have produced new, effective, safe solutions to bridge an unusually wide span in Sweden. When the Municipality of Gotland commenced its second largest-ever construction project, the XERVON depot and assembly personnel from Örebro provided one of Sweden’s largest weather protection systems – a 4,000 square-metre weather protection system from HAKI, covering what will be the completely new Wisby...

Silverstar uses Layher Allround for Sheffield project

Oldham based Silverstar Scaffolding is supplying Layher’s Allround scaffolding for new student accommodation in Sheffield, UK. The project is seeing the 1960’s Telecom House in Sheffield being transformed into 366 Vita Student studios with the 14-storey landmark building set to grow with the addition of a new 15th floor. The project has had to accommodate a pedestrian walkway and an adjacent...

Tufcoat wraps up Dyrham Park

Tufcoat have successfully carried out an installation project for the £3.8m conservation works taking place at Dyrham Park. Flame retardant shrink wrap was used in tandem with a Keder roof to encapsulate a 500 tonne scaffold structure supplied by SGB, and provide weather protection for a site which is open to the public. The National Trust have commissioned the roof...

Crossway commence work on complex truss out project

Scaffolding contractor Crossway commence work on the historic Coopers Buildings in Liverpool. Crossway have reported that the scaffolding structure currently being erected in Liverpool City Center is the most complex scaffold the firm has undertaken to date.As the Coopers Building is on one of the busiest shopping precincts in Liverpool, it was decided that the scaffold could not be founded...

Complete Access installs major power line protection over M25

Scaffolding contractors, Complete, have installed over 200 tons of scaffolding to successfully complete a huge challenging power line protection scaffold over the M25 motorway. The Barnsley based firm, Complete Access Specialist Contracts Ltd have finished a substantial large-scale system scaffold with a protective netting spanning the busy M25 motorway below.Working for Interserve Industrial on behalf of SSE, Complete erected the...

MAR Scaffolding (Scotland) Ltd achieves Investors in Young People & Investors in People Accreditation

Fife based Mar Scaffolding Ltd have achieved the double success of Investors in Young People and Investors in People accreditation. Mar Scaffolding is the first scaffold company in Scotland to achieve the Investors in Young People award. Investors in Young People is the only people management standard that focuses on an employer’s recruitment and retention of young people. This represents a...

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