Scaffolding Ingatestone

Ingatestone Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Ingatestone Essex: There's a good chance that you're going to need some scaffolding put up, if you're looking to do some significant building work on your business or home such as updating your windows, carrying out roof repairs, doing repointing or having your chimney restored. This will make the work simpler and make the site safer for both you and the workers. To get a quotation and to have the scaffolding set up safely you'll have to find an experienced Ingatestone scaffolding contractor. This isn't a job for cowboys and rogue traders, so don't go cheap on the price and ensure you employ a recognised scaffolder, endorsed by local people.

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A Brief Look at Scaffolding: Generally crafted from steel tubes and fittings, a scaffold is best described as a temporary structure that is put up to provide a safe working area for construction workers carrying out their work on houses and buildings in Ingatestone. Protecting the occupants and pedestrians from hazards like falling dust and debris is additionally a fundamental function of scaffolding, that makes the general environment safer. Depending on what kind of project is going to be done, Health and Safety rules will demand a risk assessment to ascertain if a scaffold is required.

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

According to exactly what function you require a scaffold for, you'll discover that there are several different sorts of scaffolding including tower scaffolds, single scaffolding, confined space scaffolds, rolling scaffolds, suspended scaffolding, trestle scaffolds, patented scaffolding, tube and fitting scaffolds, double scaffolds, cantilever scaffolding and shoring scaffolds. The most likely kind that you'd have on your house in Ingatestone, is the single (sometimes referred to as bricklayer's) scaffold. However, any of the above mentioned types could be needed if it is a commercial premises or building that's having the work done.

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It's preferable to identify a reputable scaffolding company when you require scaffolding for your project, and additionally one who has been recommended by the local council. If your scaffolding will encroach onto a public highway or pavement you will have to get permission from your local local authority or council and will have to ensure it's safe before it's used, check it over diligently every seven days, and safety check it after high winds, alterations or damage . This scaffolding licence is necessary when you're erecting pedestrian barriers, access towers, hoarding, scaffolding, stagings and also if you are siting contractors plant or a waste skip. If your scaffolding has to go on a highway it will also need to be fitted with safety lighting, which should be provided by your Ingatestone scaffolders. The European Standard, BS EN 12811-1 is the legislation that any scaffolding erected in the UK must comply with.

You may already know about one or two local contractors who do scaffolding. Scaffolders are well known for displaying huge, eye-catching promotional hoardings, positioned prominently on their scaffolds, which is an effective marketing technique that gets their company name known throughout the Ingatestone, Essex locale. Having these local businesses on your short list will give you some options. To add to your list you could send in a free request form to, who will save you loads of time and energy by contacting local scaffolding contractors for you. It won't be too long before your list of potential scaffolding companies is long enough to come to a final decision.

Scaffold Tower Hire Ingatestone, Essex

Scaffold Tower Hire Ingatestone - You will have a lot more options if your project is a limited one which just requires the hiring of a scaffold tower. There are several places from where you might be able to hire a tower scaffold and these include builders merchants, tool hire companies, and occasionally even from scaffolding companies. You should try inquiring at Hire Station, Travis and Perkins, Jewson, HSS or other localized tool hire businesses, should there be any in the area.

Tower scaffolds are usually fabricated from lightweight aluminium so that they're easily transported and shifted on site. Different styles and sizes are generally available. For just about any form of undertaking you can make a choice from folding indoor scaffold towers, microfold towers, folding low level platforms, stairwell access towers, double width alloy towers, tower bridging decks, podium steps, non-conductive towers, single man towers, span access platforms, single width scaffold towers, cantilever towers, guard rail scaffold towers and similar custom scaffolding towers or work assisting towers. It might even work out cheaper for you to invest in a DIY style tower scaffold, if you have lots of work to carry out on your house.

Scaffolding Quotes in Ingatestone Essex

If you require scaffolding in Stondon Massey, Pilgrims Hatch, Kelvedon Hatch, Doddinghurst, Highwood, Mill Green, Blackmore, Nine Ashes, Margaretting, Stock, Fox Hatch, Herongate, Billericay, Chelmsford, Hutton, Mountnessing, or other places in Essex, most Ingatestone scaffolding services will be more than happy to oblige.

Cuplock Scaffolding Ingatestone

Designed by a scaffolding company called SGB, the first, and some would claim the best, of the "module" or "system" scaffolding alternatives is Cuplock (or Cuplok®). Largely down to its simplicity and flexibility, Cuplock is now among the most commonly used scaffolding systems in the world. Adaptive for use in a range of locations and situations, Cuplock has a unique locking mechanism, and is easy and quick to use in curved scaffolds, birdcage structures, facade scaffolding, stairway scaffolds, loading bays, shoring scaffolds and mobile scaffolding towers. Over the last thirty years or so, Cuplok® scaffolding has grown more and more popular, as construction companies and contractors in Ingatestone are constantly in search of new ways to save on outlay. Cuplock is a galvanised "system" or "module" scaffold which uses a "cup and blade" arrangement, with a twisting action to firmly lock the different standards and ledgers together.

Bird Cage Scaffolds Ingatestone

Commonly employed for single-level usage, when working on ceilings for example, bird cage scaffolding is also referred to as independent scaffolding. Especially suitable for smaller contained projects, birdcage structures stand on their own and are easy to assemble. Birdcage scaffolding comprises at least a couple of rows of standard poles which are connected together by transoms and ledgers at each lift height.

Ingatestone Temporary Roofing Scaffolds

One sort of scaffolding that is frequently put to good use houses in Ingatestone, is temporary roofing. Its primary purpose is to shield the house and the tradesmen working on it, from the weather. Industrial buildings and offices can also be weather protected by temporary roofs, not only domestic homes. Temporary roofs can be put in as stand alone systems, or can actually be integrated into an existing scaffolding framework. They can even be made to be mobile, which means that if they need to be moved along as work advances, this is possible. Such projects as loft conversions, roof replacements, fire damaged properties and new builds are perfect examples of candidates for the application of temporary roof scaffolding.

Work at Height Regulations

The Working at Height Regulations 2005 must be followed when setting up any scaffolding in Ingatestone. In Britain there were a recorded 46 deaths and 3350 significant injuries caused by falls from height in the years 2005/2006. Work at height includes any working activity where there is a risk of falling a distance that can cause serious injury, and also where objects and debris can drop from a height and cause injury to passers-by and bystanders. It is the "duty-holder's" responsibility to make certain that all scaffolding is constructed safely and securely and that the site is safe for both the public and workers.

The Principal Parts of a Scaffold

  • Diagonal Braces
  • Standards
  • Guard Rails
  • Toeboards
  • Base Jack
  • Scaffold Boards
  • Ledgers
  • Midrails
  • Base Plates
  • Putlogs
Scaffolders Ingatestone, Essex

Ingatestone scaffolders will be happy to help you with Cuplok® scaffolds, scaffolding for sale, scaffolding for guttering work, scaffolding wrapping, scaffold sheeting, shoring scaffolds, scaffold designs, guardrails and safety, trestle scaffolding, rolling scaffolds, supply and erection of scaffolding, 1-man scaffold towers, commercial scaffolds, double scaffolds, H-frame scaffolding, module scaffolds, domestic scaffolding, scaffolding companies, the hire of scaffold boards, mobile scaffolding, suspended scaffolding, scaffolding price quotes, scaffold removal, confined space scaffolds, scaffold tower hire, scaffolding hire, scaffolding contractors, cheap scaffolding and more scaffolding related services.


Scaffolders Near Ingatestone

Also find: Doddinghurst scaffolders, Highwood scaffolders, Hutton scaffolders, Blackmore scaffolders, Chelmsford scaffolders, Mill Green scaffolders, Stock scaffolders, Stondon Massey scaffolders, Nine Ashes scaffolders, Billericay scaffolders, Pilgrims Hatch scaffolders, Herongate scaffolders, Mountnessing scaffolders, Kelvedon Hatch scaffolders, Fox Hatch scaffolders, Margaretting scaffolders and more.

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Scaffolding Around Ingatestone

Scaffolds have recently been erected in the following Ingatestone streets: Willow Green, Blackmore Road, The Hoppet, Back Lane, Bakers Mews, Deepdene, Wakelin Chase, The Furlongs, Star Lane, The Meads, Bag Lane, Fryerning Lane, Tudor Close, The Quorn, High Street, Maltings Chase, Woodland Close, Docklands Avenue, Little Hyde Lane, Kingfishers, Disney Close, Heybridge Road, Fairfield, Park Drive, Pemberton Avenue, Trimble Close, Pine Close, and in these postcodes: CM4 0GH, CM4 0US, CM4 0DB, CM4 9AX, CM4 9DX, CM4 9EP, CM4 0NU, CM15, CM4 0HR, CM4 9SX.

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