Scaffolding Aldershot

Aldershot Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Aldershot Hampshire: There is a pretty good chance that you are going to need some scaffolding put up, if you're intending to carry out some major work on your home such as replacing your roof, putting in new windows, having your chimney stack rebuilt or repointing the brickwork. This is to make the work easier and make the construction area less hazardous for both the workforce and your family. So that you can get this process done correctly, you will have to choose a decent scaffolding contractor to examine the site, supply you with a quotation, and schedule for the scaffolding to be safely set in place. This is not something to scrimp on, because it needs to be done correctly, and you should always use a recognised scaffolder, avoiding cowboys at all costs.

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What is Scaffolding?: Normally composed of steel tubes and fittings, a scaffold can be described as a temporary elevated framework that is used to provide a safe working platform for tradesmen engaging in their trade on homes and buildings in Aldershot. And it's not only the workers who are protected by the scaffold, as it also safeguards pedestrians and people working or residing in the building, from falling debris and dust and other threats. Depending on what sort of work is being carried out, Health and Safety legislation may necessitate a risk assessment to confirm if scaffolding is essential.

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The various components that combine to build a scaffold include: facade braces, guard rails, right angle clamps, spade ends, base plates, putlogs, limpet clamps, midrails, ladder clamps, diagonal braces, swivel clamps, couplers, toeboards, ledgers, ladders, sole boards, sills, board clamps, scaffold boards and standards.

To confuse the situation even further, there are cantilever scaffolding, tube and fitting scaffolds, patented scaffolding, double scaffolds, confined space scaffolds, tower scaffolds, suspended scaffolding, trestle scaffolding, rolling scaffolds, single scaffolds and shoring scaffolds, each kind covering its own specific objective. The more likely kind that you'd have on your property in Aldershot, is the single (often called bricklayer's) scaffold. Having said that, if you doing work on a commercial premises, you might need any one of the styles in the above list.

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It's advisable to identify a reputable scaffolding company when you need scaffolding for your home, and also one that has been sanctioned by your local council. If the scaffolding is going to encroach onto a pavement or public highway you'll have to get permission from your local council and must ensure it is safe and secure before it's used, re-check it every seven days, as well as safety test it after alterations, damage or inclement weather . Such a scaffolding permit is essential if you are erecting staging, pedestrian barriers, access towers, hoardings, scaffolding or if you are siting contractors plant or a skip. If your scaffolding needs to go on a highway it will also need safety lighting, which will be supplied by your Aldershot scaffolders. The European Standard, BS EN 12811-1 is the regulation that any scaffolding erected in Britain needs to abide by.

When you are trying to find scaffolders in Aldershot, you will probably have knowledge of one or two companies in the immediate locality. Scaffolders are notorious for massive, striking advertisement hoardings, situated conspicuously upon their scaffolds, which is of course a solid marketing technique that gets their name widely known around the Aldershot, Hampshire area. Having a handful of alternatives to select from is an excellent situation to be in. To add to your shortlist you could also send in a quote form to Bark, who'll save you loads of time and effort by getting in touch with local scaffolders on your behalf. Making a final choice of scaffolding company should be relatively easy as soon as you have prepared this shortlist of possibles.

Scaffold Tower Hire Aldershot, Hampshire

Scaffold Tower Hire Aldershot - If the building project is a pretty small one, and you only need to hire yourself a tower scaffold in Aldershot, your possible options could be a little wider. Some scaffolding contractors in Aldershot, will be willing to hire you a scaffolding tower, if that's what you need, but there are also other suppliers where you can try, for instance some plant and tool hire companies in Aldershot may hold scaffold towers along with builders merchants and similar Aldershot outlets. You could try inquiring at Travis and Perkins, HSS, Hire Station, Jewson or other more localized tool hire companies, if there are any near you.

Tower scaffolds are for the most part made with lightweight aluminium to ensure they are easy to transport and shift on site. Many different styles and sizes are generally available. You'll find guard rail scaffold towers, single man towers, double width alloy towers, stairway access towers, folding low level platforms, podium steps, span access platforms, single width scaffold towers, cantilever scaffold towers, microfold towers, tower bridging decks, folding indoor scaffold towers, non-conductive (fibreglass) towers and similar bespoke scaffold towers to use for your forthcoming project. Buying a basic tower scaffold could even work out more cost-effective for you, if you've got lots of work planned on your property. They're comparatively priced and painless to put up.

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If you happen to live outside of Aldershot these scaffolding services can also be found in Farnborough, Flexford, Tongham, Aldershot Camp, Badshot Lea, North Town, Mytchett, Weybourne, Runfold, Puttenham, Wanborough, Fleet, Normandy, Ash Vale, Church Crookham, Ash Green, Ewshot, Seale.

Tube & Fitting Scaffolding Aldershot

The most popular method of scaffolding in Aldershot is known as "tube & fitting" scaffolding. This scaffolding solution employs different lengths of aluminium (or occasionally galvanised steel) tubing, which is firmly fitted together using a combination of couplers, clamps and clips. An exceptionally flexible scaffold alternative which can be set up in a mind-boggling range of configurations and designs, tube & fitting scaffolding can readily be adapted to the precise needs of each Aldershot construction site. Work at Height Regulations with regards to falling objects can easily be observed by the addition of safety measures like toe boards, rubble netting, brick guards and catch fans to a tube & fitting scaffold. (Tags: Tube and Fitting Scaffolds Aldershot, Tube and Fitting Scaffold Design Aldershot, Tube and Fitting Scaffolding Aldershot)

Work at Height Regulations (2005)

Scaffolding that is put up on building sites in Aldershot (or anywhere else in Britain for that matter) must abide by the Work at Height Regulations which passed into law in 2005. In Great Britain there were a reported 46 fatalities and 3350 serious injuries attributed to falls from height in the years 2005/06. Work at height applies to any working activities where there is a chance of falling a distance that can cause serious personal injury, and also where objects can fall down from a height and cause injury to passers-by and bystanders. The "duty holder" is responsible for making certain that all scaffolding and equipment is secure and that all possible safety measures are taken.

Cuplok® Scaffolding Aldershot

There are of course a few "system" or "module" scaffolding products available, and the first one known as Cuplock (or Cuplok®), which some would claim is still the best, was formulated by a scaffolding company called SGB. Now among the most commonly used scaffolding systems around the world, Cuplock owes much of its appeal to its simplicity, versatility, and cost-effectiveness. Because of its innovational locking system, Cuplock is fast and easy to use, and can be adapted for use in an array of locations and situations, including; staircase access scaffolds, facade scaffolds, curved scaffolding, birdcage scaffolds, shoring scaffolds, mobile scaffolding towers and loading bays. With building companies and contractors in Aldershot constantly looking for ways to save cash, Cuplock scaffolding has continued to grow in popularity, especially over the last thirty years. Cuplock is a galvanised "system" or "module" scaffolding which utilizes a "cup and blade" arrangement, with a twist action to firmly lock the various standards and ledgers together.

Scaffolders Aldershot, Hampshire

Aldershot scaffolders will be happy to help with scaffolding for sale, scaffolding wrapping, cheap scaffolding, rolling scaffolds, scaffold tower hire, scaffold sheeting, scaffolding for extensions, scaffolding solutions, the hire of scaffold boards, scaffolding contractors, tower scaffolds, scaffolding quotes, temporary scaffolding roofs, cantilever scaffolding, painting platform hire, affordable scaffolding, access scaffolding, shoring scaffolds, trestle scaffolding, supply and erection of scaffolding, scaffolding for roofing, suspended scaffolds, tube and fitting scaffolds, patented scaffolds, goods and passenger hoists, domestic scaffolds, 1-man scaffold towers, scaffolding for loft conversions, construction scaffolds and more scaffolding related services.

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Scaffolds have recently been erected in the following Aldershot streets: Badajos Road, Cutts Road, South Lane, Brook Close, Church Lane East, Ayjay Close, St Michaels Road, Alverstoke Gardens, Slim Close, Ayling Lane, Belle Vue Close, Chetwode Terrace, Bridle Court, Belle Vue Road, Blackwater Close, Cargate Avenue, Ash Close, Bluff Cove, Canterbury Road, Charthouse Road, Chartwell Gardens, Ann Armstrong Close, Cavendish Mews, Attfield Close, The Parade, Cherryhill Grove, and in these postcodes: GU11 1JQ, GU11 1EW, GU11 1RH, GU11 1NB, GU11 1JR, GU11 1AZ, GU11 1LS, GU11 1QJ, GU11 1YF, GU11 1LP.

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