Scaffolding Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Bishop Auckland County Durham: If you have some significant work being done on your home or business in Bishop Auckland, for instance having a new roof installed, putting in new windows, repointing the brickwork or rebuilding a chinmey, there's a fair chance that you're going to require some scaffolding, to help with making the site safe and secure for both yourself and the workmen who are undertaking the work. So that you can get this process done properly, you will have to find a decent scaffolder to inspect the construction area, supply you with an estimate, and schedule for your scaffolding to be safely set in place. This is not a job for rogue traders and cowboys, so don't go cheap on the cost and make certain you hire a recognised scaffolder, endorsed by somebody you know.

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A Brief Guide to Scaffolding: A system that allows building workers to operate safely and securely at height and reach otherwise inaccessible locations on houses, office blocks and other structures, scaffolding is comprised of a framework of steep tubes and fittings which when clamped and tightened together create a robust working platform. Sheltering the public and occupants from falling debris and dust is additionally an important function of scaffolding, helping to make the general environment less dangerous.

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

According to precisely what purpose you require a scaffold for, you'll discover that there are various different kinds of scaffold including double scaffolding (masons scaffolding), patented scaffolding, trestle scaffolds, suspended scaffolds, scaffold towers, shoring scaffolds, rolling scaffolds, single scaffolding, tube and fitting scaffolding, cantilever scaffolds and confined space scaffolds. The most widespread style and the one which most property owners in Bishop Auckland will likely want for their home improvements or repairs is the single or bricklayer's scaffold. However, any of the aforementioned styles might be required if it's a commercial building or premises that's having work done to it.

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Hiring a scaffolder who is reputable and that has been approved by the local authority is definitely the best course of action to use when you need scaffolding put up. If the scaffold is likely to encroach onto a pavement or road you need a licence from your local council and will need to ensure that it is safe and secure before it is used, check it over carefully once every 7 days, as well as safety test it after modifications, high winds or damage . Such local council permits are required for a number of siting activities including scaffolding, pedestrian barriers, hoardings, staging, access towers and also rubbish skips or builders plant. If the scaffolding has to go on the public public highway it must be fitted with safety lighting, which should be provided by your Bishop Auckland scaffolders. Scaffolding in Great Britain must adhere to the European Standard, BS EN 12811-1, which stipulates performance requirements and methods for the general and structural design of working and access scaffolds.

When you have a job in hand that needs a bit of scaffolding, the chances are that one or two local scaffolding companies will straight away come to mind. It's sometimes difficult to overlook the large, striking promotional hoardings which they display prominently on scaffolds all over the area. Having several possibles to select from is a good position to be in. To add more to your list you could also post a free quotation form to, who'll save you lots of time and effort by contacting local scaffolders for you. You will shortly have a sufficient number of potential scaffolders to make a well informed choice for your upcoming project.

Scaffold Tower Hire Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Scaffold Tower Hire Bishop Auckland - You'll have lots more options if your project is a modest one which just requires the hire of a scaffold tower. There are various locations from where you are able to hire a scaffold tower and these include tool hire companies, building merchants, and occasionally even from scaffolding companies themselves. You should try enquiring at Hire Station, Travis and Perkins, HSS, Jewson or other nearby tool rental providers, if there are any near you.

Tower scaffolds are normally made from aluminium to make them light and very easy to transport and relocate on site. They are usually available in different shapes and sizes. For more or less any type of task it's possible to pick from podium steps, stairway access towers, single width scaffold towers, double width alloy towers, single person towers, span access platforms, cantilever towers, tower bridging decks, non-conductive (fibreglass) towers, microfold towers, guard rail scaffold towers, folding indoor scaffold towers, folding low level platforms and additional custom scaffold towers or work assisting towers. Buying a DIY style scaffold tower could even end up being more cost-effective for you, if you've got loads of work planned on your property. They are comparatively priced and effortless to erect.

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The Different Styles of Scaffolding

  • Suspended Scaffolding
  • Trestle Scaffolds
  • Shoring Scaffolds
  • Confined Space Scaffolds
  • Double Scaffolds (Masons Scaffolding)
  • Tube and Fitting Scaffolds
  • Tower Scaffolds
  • Rolling Scaffolds
  • Cantilever Scaffolding
  • Single Scaffolding (Bricklayers Scaffolding)
  • Patented Scaffolding

Cuplock (Cuplok®) Scaffolding Bishop Auckland

Introduced by a scaffolding company called SGB, the original, and many would state the best, of the "system" scaffolding alternatives is Cuplock (or Cuplok®). Nowadays Cuplock is among the most frequently used scaffolding systems around the globe, and owes much to it's versatility and simplicity. Adaptable for use in various situations and locations, Cuplock has a unique locking mechanism, and is fast and easy to use in birdcage scaffolds, facade scaffolding, stairway access scaffolds, loading tower scaffolds, mobile scaffold towers, curved scaffolding and shoring scaffolds. Over the last 30 years, Cuplock has grown progressively more popular, as building companies in Bishop Auckland are continually seeking out new solutions to save on expenditure. Cuplock is a galvanised "module" or "system" scaffolding which employs a "cup and blade" arrangement, with a twist action to firmly lock the different standards and ledgers together.

The Principal Parts of a Scaffold

  • Guard Rails
  • Diagonal Braces
  • Base Plates
  • Standards
  • Scaffold Boards
  • Putlogs
  • Toeboards
  • Base Jack
  • Midrails
  • Ledgers

Work at Height Regulations (2005)

Any scaffolding that is assembled in the Bishop Auckland area must conform to the Work at Height Regulations 2005. In the years 2005/06 there were roughly 3350 significant injuries and 46 deaths caused by falls from height in Britain. These regulations apply to working activities where there is a chance of personal injury being caused by falling some distance, and in addition where injury can be inflicted on passers-by and bystanders by falling objects. The "duty holder" is responsible for making certain that all equipment and scaffolding is secure and that all the required safety precautions are taken.

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Bishop Auckland scaffolders will be able to help with module scaffolding, affordable scaffolding, temporary scaffolding roofs, the hire of scaffold boards, aluminium scaffolding, scaffold safety netting, scaffold protection fans, bespoke scaffolds, tower bridging decks, scaffolding solutions, scaffolding for extensions, scaffold tower hire, construction scaffolding, scaffolding for guttering work, system scaffolding, scaffold towers, scaffolding contractors, H-frame scaffolding, suspended scaffolding, stairwell access towers, scaffolding companies, scaffolding safety inspections, guardrails and safety, domestic scaffolding, cheap scaffolding, painting platform hire, Cuplok® scaffolds, trestle scaffolding, supply and erection of scaffolding and other scaffolding related services.

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Scaffolds have recently been quoted for the following Bishop Auckland locations: Conway Grove, Coney Avenue, Ferguson Court, Hazel Grove, Aintree Drive, Shipley Grove, Ramsey Crescent, McCullagh Gardens, South View, Elm Terrace, Kingsway Arcade, St. Andrews Terrace, Deneside, Easby Close, Helena Terrace, Peases Row, St. Andrews Crest, Raine Street, Blair Grove, Morland Street, Laburnum Road, Belvoir Grove, Rush Park, Oaklea Terrace, Dene Hall Drive, Market Place, Hillbeck Street, Lambton Drive, St. Lukes Close, and in these postcodes: DL14 6DX, DL14 6AL, DL14 0SY, DL14 0LP, DL14 0TP, DL14 6DJ, DL14 4EY, DL14 6DG, DL14 0QY, DL14 6EJ.

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