Scaffolding Truro

Truro Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Truro Cornwall: If you've got some significant construction work to do on your home in Truro, like carrying out repairs to the roof, having the chimney restored, repointing the brickwork or upgrading the double glazing, there's a fairly good chance you are going to need some scaffolding put up, to help with making the area safe for both your family and the builders who are carrying out the works. To obtain a quote and to get the scaffolding erected safely you'll have to identify a professional Truro scaffolder. This is not a job for rogue traders and cowboys, so don't cut corners on the cost and make certain you hire a recognised scaffolder, recommended by somebody you know.

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About Scaffolding: A method for providing construction workers with a temporary but stable platform for engaging in their work on homes and other structures, scaffolding is usually made from steel tubes and fixtures that are clamped together and boarded with wooden planks. And it isn't only the workmen who are protected by the scaffold, because it also protects passers by and people working or living in the property, from falling objects and other dangers. A thorough risk assessment will be necessary to decide if a scaffold is necessary for any specific work.

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A scaffold is made from many different components which will likely include: scaffold boards, putlogs, standards, sole boards, limpet clamps, midrails, ladders, facade braces, right angle clamps, base plates, couplers, ladder clamps, sills, toeboards, board clamps, guard rails, ledgers, spade ends, diagonal braces and swivel clamps.

Dependant upon what purpose you require a scaffold for, you will soon realise that there are various different kinds of scaffolding including tube and fitting scaffolding, double scaffolds (masons scaffolding), patented scaffolding, suspended scaffolding, shoring scaffolds, rolling scaffolds, single scaffolding (bricklayers scaffolding), scaffold towers, confined space scaffolds, cantilever scaffolds and trestle scaffolding. The most widespread style and the one which the majority of property owners in Truro will be likely to need for their repairs or improvements is the bricklayer's or single scaffold. Nevertheless, if you own or manage a business premises, you may require any of the styles in the above list.

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It is advisable to track down a reputable scaffolder when you require scaffolding for your home, and additionally one who has been approved by the local authority. If your scaffolding is going to encroach onto a road or pavement you will have to get permission from your local local authority or council and will need to ensure that it is safe and secure before it is used, re-check it at least once a week, and safety check it after damage, alterations or windy weather . Such a scaffolding licence will be vital if you're erecting pedestrian barriers, scaffolding, stagings, access towers, hoarding as well as if you're siting a waste skip or contractors plant. If your scaffolding has to go on the public highway it must be fitted with safety lighting, which should be supplied by your Truro scaffolders. The European Standard, BS EN 12811-1 is the regulation that scaffolding in the British Isles has to abide by.

You may already be familiar with a couple of local companies who do scaffolding. Scaffolders are well known for displaying large, eye-catching promotional hoardings, placed conspicuously upon their scaffolds, which is an effective marketing strategy that gets their brand widely known throughout the Truro, Cornwall region. Having a couple of possibles to choose from is an excellent position to be in. To add to your list you could also send in a quotation form to, who will save you a lot of time and energy by getting in touch with local scaffolding businesses for you. Deciding on the best scaffolder should be quite easy once you've prepared this list of possibles.

Scaffold Tower Hire Truro, Cornwall

Scaffold Tower Hire Truro - You'll have a lot more options if your project is a limited one which only calls for the hire of a tower scaffold. Certain scaffolding companies in Truro, will happily hire you a tower scaffold, if that is what is required, but there are other suppliers where you might try, for instance certain plant and tool hire companies in Truro may stock scaffold towers and maybe builders merchants and similar Truro outlets. HSS, Hire Station, Travis and Perkins, Jewson and similar tool hire businesses near you will be decent places to start your hunt for the perfect scaffolding tower.

Tower scaffolds are in the main made out of lightweight aluminium to ensure they're easily transported and relocated on site. They are usually available in various sizes and styles. Some of the more prevalent designs are double width scaffold towers, folding indoor towers, stairwell access towers, guard rail scaffold towers, microfold towers, folding low level platforms, non-conductive (fibreglass) towers, cantilever towers, span access platforms, tower bridge decks, 1-man towers, podium steps, single width scaffold towers and similar bespoke scaffolding towers. It may even turn out cheaper for you to buy a DIY style tower scaffold, should you have loads of work to carry out on your house.

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Your local Truro scaffolding company will not just offer services within the town itself but in adjacent areas such as Probus, Malpas, Bodrean, Treliske, Kenwyn Hill, Moresk, Kenwyn, Calenick, Newham, Chasewater, St Clement, St Erme, Kea, Trelander, Carnon Downs, Tregony, Threemilestone, Highertown, Ladock, and more parts of Cornwall.

Work at Height Regulations

Scaffolds which are erected on construction sites in Truro (or anywhere in Great Britain for that matter) must follow the Work at Height Regulations which came into force in 2005. In Great Britain there were a reported 46 fatalities and 3350 major injuries attributable to falling from height in the years 2005/06. Work at height involves any working activity where there is a risk of falling some distance that can cause personal injury, and also where objects and debris can fall down from a height and injure passers-by and bystanders. The "duty holder" is responsible for making sure that all scaffolding and equipment is secure and that all possible health and safety measures are taken.

Cuplock (Cuplok®) Scaffolding Truro

The original and many would state the best of the "module" or "system" scaffolding styles Cuplock (or Cuplok®) was invented by a scaffolding company called SGB which was established in 1919, and is still operational in 2020. These days Cuplock is among the most popular scaffolding systems in the world, and that is mostly down to it's simplicity and flexibility. Adaptive for use in a variety of situations and locations, Cuplock has a ingenious locking system, and is easy and quick to use in curved scaffolding, mobile scaffold towers, birdcage scaffolding, loading towers, facade scaffolds, staircase scaffolds and shoring structures. With construction companies in Truro continually looking for ways to save cash, Cuplock scaffolding has continued to grow in popularity, particularly over the last thirty years. Know as a "system" or "module" scaffolding set up, Cuplock has a galvanised finish and uses a "cup and blade" arrangement, with a twist action to securely lock the various standards and ledgers together to form a robust working platform.

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Truro scaffolders should be ready to help you with shoring scaffolds, supply and erection of scaffolding, single scaffolds, double scaffolds, scaffolding for re-roofing projects, painting platform hire, affordable scaffolding, stairwell access towers, scaffold safety netting, aluminium scaffolds, scaffolding for loft conversions, mobile scaffolding, H-frame scaffolding, bespoke scaffolding, module scaffolding, tube and fitting scaffolds, scaffolding licences, access scaffolding, guardrails and safety, scaffolding designs, scaffolding for sale, Cuplock scaffolds, scaffolding price quotes, goods hoists, scaffolding hire, temporary roofs, suspended scaffolds, scaffolding contractors, rolling scaffolds and similar scaffolding related services.

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Scaffolds have recently been requested for the following Truro locations: Chapel Close, Tregye Road, Carnhot, Chyvelah Vale, School Lane, College Row, Trolver Croft, Church Terrace, College Close, Carnon Valley, Tresleigh Gardens, Daniell Road, Stickenbridge, Chirgwin Road, Berveth Close, Towntanna, Treyew Road, Trelawne Close, Clifton Gardens, Cathedral Lane, Trelander Barton, Carclew, Trevella Vean, The Park, Sea View Crescent, Trewartha, Agar Road, Treviglas Lane, Cornubia Close, Tregolls Close, and in these postcodes: TR1 1JP, TR1 1NL, TR1 1NG, TR1 1BZ, TR1 1LQ, TR1 1BX, TR1 1JN, TR1 1GB, TR1 1DY, TR1 1DA.

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