Scaffolding Prestonpans

Prestonpans Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Prestonpans Scotland: When big jobs are being done on your office or home like re-tiling the roof, rebuilding a chimney stack, putting in new double glazed windows or doing repointing, you're most likely going to need some scaffolding erected so as to make it less hazardous for your family and the workforce, and so the construction work will be easier to accomplish. To obtain a quote and to get the scaffolding put in place safely you will need to locate an experienced Prestonpans scaffolder. Where scaffolding is concerned, you do not want to use rogue traders or cowboys, so always use a locally established scaffolder.

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A Brief Look at Scaffolding: A means of providing construction workers with a sturdy but short-term platform for doing required work on houses and other structures, scaffolding is generally made up of steel tubes and fixtures which are clamped together and boarded out with timber planks. The use of scaffolding also has the benefit of making structures safe for the general public and for the occupiers, sheltering them from falling dust and debris caused by the work being carried out. To determine if a scaffold is necessary for any particular job, a thorough risk assessment must be conducted.

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To make a scaffolding platform, you need a variety of different sections including: base plates, guard rails, putlogs, sole boards, toeboards, board clamps, scaffold boards, ladder clamps, diagonal braces, sills, couplers, standards, facade braces, limpet clamps, ledgers, right angle clamps, swivel clamps, midrails, ladders and spade ends.

Subject to exactly what function you need a scaffold for, you'll discover that there are several different forms of scaffolding including cantilever scaffolding, single scaffolds, tower scaffolds, confined space scaffolds, double scaffolding (masons scaffolding), tube and fitting scaffolding, trestle scaffolds, rolling scaffolds, suspended scaffolds, shoring scaffolds and patented scaffolding. The type that you'll most likely use on your property in Prestonpans, is the single or bricklayer's scaffold. Then again, any of the aforementioned kinds might be required if it's a business premises or building that is having work done on it.

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It's a good idea to identify a recognised scaffolder when you need scaffolding done for your project, and also one that has been approved by your local authority. Some safety checks will have to be done on the scaffolding, and they should be done prior to use, routinely every seven days, after bad weather and after alterations or modifications. If it encroaches onto the a highway or pavement, you'll need to get authorization from the local authority. These local authority licences are needed for several siting activities including staging, pedestrian barriers, scaffolding, access towers, hoarding and also rubbish skips or builders plant. If your scaffolding has to go on the public highway it will also need safety lighting, which should be supplied by your Prestonpans scaffolders. Scaffolding in the United Kingdom needs to abide by the European Standard, BS EN 12811-1, which specifies performance requirements and methods for the design of access and working scaffolds.

You may already be familiar with a couple of local contractors who provide scaffolding. Scaffolders are well known for huge, eye-catching advertising hoardings, positioned prominently on their scaffolds, which is an effective marketing technique that gets their brand well known throughout the Prestonpans, Scotland area. Having a few alternatives to choose from is an excellent situation to be in. You might also post a request form to, who will contact several local Prestonpans scaffolders on your behalf, free of charge, saving you a good deal of precious time and hard work. It will not be too long before your list of prospective scaffolders is sufficient to pick from.

Scaffold Tower Hire Prestonpans, Scotland

Scaffold Tower Hire Prestonpans - You'll have a lot more scope if your project is a limited one which only involves the hire of a scaffold tower. There are various places from where you might be able to hire a tower scaffold including builders merchants, tool hire companies, and occasionally even from scaffolding companies. Jewson, Hire Station, Travis and Perkins, HSS or other more localized tool hire providers are possible locations to try.

Because they have to be easy to move when on site and also easily transported, lightweight aluminium tubing is generally used in the manufacture of scaffold towers. There are many different shapes and sizes of tower scaffold available for different applications. Amongst the more readily available types are cantilever scaffold towers, podium steps, microfold towers, folding indoor towers, span access platforms, tower bridging decks, folding low level platforms, non-conductive towers, double width alloy towers, 1-man towers, guard rail scaffold towers, stairway access towers, single width scaffold towers and various other custom scaffolding towers. If you have lots of work to undertake on your home, you could even look at buying a DIY style scaffold tower, seeing that they're realistically priced and may end up being cheaper than frequently having to hire one out.

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For people living in the Scotland areas close to Prestonpans, like for example Drem, Tranent, East Saltoun, Elvingston, Haddington, Ormiston, Meadowmill, East Linton, Aberlady, Gladsmuir, Port Seton, Macmerry, Cousland, Cockenzie, Pencaitland, Wallyford, Dirleton, Longniddry, these scaffolding services are still widely accessible.

Temporary Roofing

Temporary roofing is a type of scaffold you will frequently notice on properties in Prestonpans. Its main purpose is to shield the property and those working on it, from the weather. It is not only residential properties that need protection with temporary roofing scaffolds of course, they are also helpful for commercial buildings and office blocks. They can be built into a pre-existing scaffold or installed as stand-alone structures. In cases where they might later need to be shifted as the work advances, they can even be mobile. This kind of temporary roof scaffold can be beneficial on lots of assignments and some of these are properties damaged by fire, loft conversions, new constructions and roof refurbishments.

Cuplock (Cuplok®) Scaffolding Prestonpans

The first and some would say the best of the "module" scaffold styles Cuplock (or Cuplok®) was created by a company called SGB which was set up in 1919, and is still in business to this day. Now among the most popular scaffolding systems around the globe, Cuplock owes much of its appeal to its versatility, cost-effectiveness, and simplicity. Thanks to its unique locking mechanism, Cuplock is easy and quick to use, and can be adapted for use in an array of locations and situations, including; facade scaffolds, birdcage scaffolding, stairway access scaffolds, mobile towers, shoring structures, loading bays and curved scaffolding. Over the last thirty years, Cuplock scaffolding has grown progressively more popular, as construction companies and contractors in Prestonpans are continuously seeking new solutions to save on expenditure. Know as a "module" or "system" scaffolding set up, Cuplock has got a galvanised finish and uses a "cup and blade" concept, with a twisting action to securely lock the various standards and ledgers together to form a stable working platform.

The Various Different Types of Scaffolding

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

Tube & Fitting Scaffolds Prestonpans

What's known as "tube & fitting" scaffolding is the most popular type of scaffolding in Prestonpans and around Scotland. Various lengths of aluminium tubing (or often galvanised steel) are fixed together in a framework with the help of different clamps, clips and couplers. To be able to adapt to the specific specifications of each Prestonpans construction site, tube and fitting scaffolds can be set up in a number of designs and configurations. Work at Height Regulations can easily be adhered to by the addition of safety features such as sloping catch fans, brick guards, toe boards and debris netting to a tube and fitting scaffold.

The Primary Components of a Scaffold

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

Scaffold Boards Prestonpans

Scaffold boards in Great Britain are typically 225mm wide, 38mm thick, and come in lengths ranging from 1.5m (5 feet) to 3.9m (13 feet). Easily identified as they've got a metal band at both ends, timber scaffold boards need this extra protection to help stop them from splitting and reinforce the exposed end grain of the board. Scaffold boards come in different types and grades, and can be constructed from materials other than simply timber..... READ MORE

Work at Height Regulations

Scaffolds that are erected on construction sites in Prestonpans (or anywhere else in the UK) must follow the Working at Height Regulations which passed into law in 2005. In Great Britain there were a reported 46 fatalities and 3350 significant injuries caused by falling from height in the years 2005/06. These regulations impact on working activities where there is the possibility of serious injury being caused by falling some distance, and also where injury could be inflicted on bystanders and passers-by by falling objects. The "duty holder" is responsible for making sure that all scaffolding and equipment is secure and that all possible safety measures are taken.

Interesting Scaffolding Articles

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Prestonpans Scaffolding Tasks

Scaffolders Prestonpans, Scotland

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Scaffolders Near Prestonpans

Also find: Tranent scaffolders, Elvingston scaffolders, Drem scaffolders, Pencaitland scaffolders, Aberlady scaffolders, Wallyford scaffolders, Dirleton scaffolders, Meadowmill scaffolders, Ormiston scaffolders, Haddington scaffolders, Port Seton scaffolders, Longniddry scaffolders, Cockenzie scaffolders, Macmerry scaffolders, East Linton scaffolders, East Saltoun scaffolders, Cousland scaffolders, Gladsmuir scaffolders and more. All these locations are catered for by companies who do scaffolding. Prestonpans home and property owners can get price quotes by clicking here.

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Scaffolding Around Prestonpans: Scaffolds have recently been erected in the following Prestonpans locations: Bankton Terrace, West Seaside, Redburn Road North, County Road, Harlaw Hill, McLeod Crescent, Gardiner Road, Nimmo Avenue, Perth's Grove, Alexander Drive, Prestongrange, Orchard Crescent, Dolphingstone Way, Northfield Court, The Flying Scotsman Way, McGregor Pend, Grange Crescent East, Sir Walter Scott Pend, New Street, South Grange Avenue, Turret Gardens, Rope Walk, Harlawhill Gardens, and in these postcodes: EH32 2AF, EH32 9NE, EH32 9AE, EH32 9BG, EH32 9AQ, EH32 9JR, EH32 9EA, EH32 9LR, EH32 9ND, EH32 9DL. These areas recently saw activity by experts in scaffolding. Prestonpans homeowners enjoyed high quality and dependable scaffolding services in every case.

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(This scaffolding Prestonpans article was checked and updated on 02-08-2022)