Scaffolding Reading

Reading Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Reading Berkshire: There's a pretty good chance that you're going to have to get some scaffolding put up, if you're looking to carry out some significant building work on your home such as repairing the roof, having the chimney refurbished, putting in new windows or doing repointing. This is in order to make the work simpler and make the site safer for both your family and the workforce. If this is in fact the case, then you will need to get hold of a qualified Reading scaffolder, to provide you with a price quote and get that necessary scaffolding erected correctly and safely. This is not a job for rogue traders and cowboys, so don't go cheap on the costs and ensure you use an established scaffolder, endorsed by somebody you know.

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Scaffolding - A Potted Guide: Normally made from steel tubes and fittings, a scaffold is a temporary structure that is put in place to provide a safe working area for workmen engaged in their duties on properties and structures in Reading. Scaffolding also helps to make buildings safe for passers by and for the occupiers, sheltering them from falling dust and debris due to the works being carried out. Depending on what kind of construction work is being carried out, Health and Safety regulations may call for a risk assessment to confirm if a scaffold is needed.

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

To confuse the situation even more, there are suspended scaffolding, double scaffolding, shoring scaffolds, rolling scaffolds, scaffold towers, patented scaffolding, tube and fitting scaffolding, confined space scaffolds, cantilever scaffolds, trestle scaffolding and single scaffolds, each kind serving its own particular purpose. The sort that you would most likely use on your home in Reading, is the bricklayer's or single scaffold. Having said that, any one of the above styles could be required if it is a commercial premises or building that is having the work done.

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It is wise to identify an experienced scaffolder when you are needing scaffolding for your project, and additionally one who's been sanctioned by the local council. If your scaffolding is going to encroach onto a pavement or highway you will need permission from your local council and must ensure that it is safe before it is used, check it over diligently every 7 days, and safety check it after damage, windy weather or modifications . Permits like this are necessary for access towers, hoardings, stagings, scaffolding, pedestrian barriers and also for the deployment of contractors plant or rubbish skips. If the scaffolding needs to go on the public highway it will also need to be fitted with safety lighting, which should be provided by your Reading scaffolders. Scaffolding in the British Isles has to adhere to the European Standard, BS EN 12811-1, which specifies performance requirements and techniques for the general design of access and working scaffolding.

You might already be aware of a couple of local firms who do scaffolding. It's sometimes difficult to overlook the massive, striking promotional hoardings that they prominently display on scaffolds around the area. Having these local companies on your short list will give you some options. To add to your shortlist you could submit a free quotation form to, who'll save you loads of time and money by getting in contact with local scaffolders on your behalf. You should soon enough have an adequate number of possible scaffolders to come to a well informed choice for your upcoming project.

Scaffold Tower Hire Reading, Berkshire

Scaffold Tower Hire Reading - If the building project is a small one, and you only really need to hire yourself a tower scaffold in Reading, then your possible options could be a little broader. Certain Reading scaffolding companies, will hire you a tower scaffold, if that is what you need, but there are also other suppliers where you might try, for instance some plant and tool hire companies in Reading may hold scaffold towers and likewise builders merchants and similar outlets in and close to Reading. Jewson, HSS, Hire Station, Travis and Perkins or other nearby tool hire firms are possible locations to ask.

Tower scaffolds are in the main made out of aluminium to make them lightweight and easily transported and moved on site. There are various styles and sizes of tower scaffold available. For nearly any form of assignment it's possible to choose from folding low level platforms, tower bridging decks, folding indoor towers, single width scaffold towers, span access platforms, non-conductive (fibreglass) towers, microfold towers, stairwell access towers, single man towers, double width scaffold towers, podium steps, guard rail scaffold towers, cantilever scaffold towers and similar custom towers or work assisting towers. If you've got lots of work to undertake on your house, you could possibly even consider buying a basic scaffold tower, as they are moderately priced and might turn out less costly than continuously hiring one out.

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For anyone living in the Berkshire areas close to Reading, such as Purley on Thames, Lower Earley, Caversham Heights, Mapledurham, Calcot, West Reading, Pingewood, Englefield, Theale, Chazey Heath, Shinfield, Sulham, Play Hatch, Caversham, Pangbourne, Norcot, Sonning, Tidmarsh, Earley, Dunsden Green, Tilehurst, Whitley, Southcote, Woodley, Emmer Green, these scaffolding services are still available.

Tube & Fitting Scaffolding Reading

"Tube & fitting" scaffolding is the most widely used type of scaffolding found on building sites in Reading and across Berkshire. This scaffolding technique involves the use of 48.3mm diameter galvanised steel or aluminium tubes in different lengths, which are fitted together with a selection of clips, clamps and couplers to create working platforms in diverse sizes and shapes. By considering the precise requirements of each Reading building site, tube & fitting scaffolds can be arranged in a wide selection of configurations and designs, making it a highly flexible alternative. With additional measures like safety netting, catch fans, brick guards and toe boards, tube & fitting scaffolds can be easily made to observe the relevant Work at Height Regulations. (Tags: Tube and Fitting Scaffolds Reading, Tube and Fitting Scaffolding Design Reading, Tube & Fitting Scaffolding Reading)

The Principal Elements of a Scaffold

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

The Different Forms of Scaffolding

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

Reading scaffolders should be ready to help you with scaffold safety fans, cheap scaffolding, tower bridging decks, bespoke scaffolding, scaffolding contractors, stairwell access towers, bricklayer's scaffolding, tube and fitting scaffolds, temporary scaffolding roofs, scaffolding for loft conversions, scaffolding wrapping, system scaffolds, scaffolding for guttering work, scaffolding for roof repairs, patented scaffolds, painting platform hire, scaffolding safety inspections, access scaffolds, scaffolding designs, suspended scaffolding, construction scaffolds, aluminium scaffolds, affordable scaffolding, scaffold guardrails, 1-man scaffold towers, H-frame scaffolding, scaffolding hire, industrial scaffolds, scaffold sheeting and other scaffolding related services.

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Scaffolds have recently been quoted for the following Reading locations: Sherwood Place, Chapel Drive, The Cedars, Anston Close, Apple Close, Aylsham Close, Auburn Court, Castle Crescent, Basil Close, Sorrel Close, Bamford Place, Aldenham Close, The Pines, Aborn Parade, Tredegar Road, Sherbourne Drive, Amersham Road, Downfield Road, Caldbeck Drive, Sindlesham Road, Drury Lane, Alston Walk, Talfourd Avenue, Aveley Walk, South View Avenue, Sidmouth Grange Road, Sheraton Drive, Catalina Close, Abbey Park, The Moors, and in these postcodes: RG1 2AR, RG1 2HT, RG1 1PW, RG1 2NX, RG1 1BX, RG1 2QT, RG1 2NZ, RG1 1DA, RG1 2FB, RG1 1AF.

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