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Scottish projects add to SGB success story

ALMOST 100 years ago, Scaffolding Great Britain – known today as SGB - was founded by industry innovator Daniel Palmer-Jones. He immediately launched the ‘universal...

Access all areas

EDINBURGH-based City Access Scaffolding has been involved in a project at the Capital’s prestigious St. Andrew’s House, the headquarters of the Scottish Government. Main contractor...

NASC unveils ‘enhanced’ scaffold eGuide

THE National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) recently launched version 1.2 of the TG20:13 eGuide after analysing industry feedback last year on the previous...

Towering triumph: PERI and AJ Morrisroe climb heights through collaboration

SITUATED amongst some of London’s iconic surroundings, such as the River Thames and the Millennium Dome, the Upper Riverside blocks will provide 1000 new...

First attendees deliver positive CPD feedback

EARLY feedback on the CISRS Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training has ben positive, with organisers hailing the courses a “huge success”. Following lengthy discussions on...

ECITB denies “breakaway” card scheme

THE Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has denied claims it is introducing a “rogue” scaffolding card scheme. Unite, the UK’s largest construction union, said...

Full steam ahead

PALMERS Scaffolding UK Ltd has been playing a leading role in the refurbishment works at the historic Carlisle Railway Station in Cumbria. The firm has...

Consolidation: the benefits of integrated scaffolding and formwork solutions

Howard Ball, Product Manager – Scaffolding at PERI UK discusses the issue of integrated scaffolding and formwork solutions, and how these can be deployed...

‘Fit’ for the future

AN Edinburgh-based scaffolding firm has warned that the lack of young scaffolders with a working knowledge of the tube & fitting method could lead...

No substitute for close working relationships

Equipment design and proven performance are key factors in almost all successful scaffolding installations. But, according to Sean Pike, UK Managing Director of Layher –...

Site manager app vows to drive efficiency

A “ground-breaking” app for scaffold inspection management has been launched, which developers claim will improve efficiency and provide safety benefits. Lyndon Scaffolding said its Lyndon...

Scaffolding capability drives ahead bypass project

THE Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie-Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project will significantly improve travel in and around the north east of Scotland. Linking Stonehaven in the south to...