Scaffolding Galleywood

Galleywood Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Galleywood Essex: There is a pretty good chance that you're going to require some scaffolding put up, if you're preparing to carry out some significant work on your house such as putting in new double glazing, rebuilding the chinmey, repointing the brickwork or repairing your roof. This will make the work easier and make the area less hazardous for both the workers and your family. To obtain a quotation and to get the scaffolding erected in a safe way you'll have to identify a dependable Galleywood scaffolding company. Where scaffolding is concerned, you don't want to use cowboys, so always use a locally recognised scaffolder.

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Scaffolding - A Potted Guide: A system enabling builders to work safely and securely at height and get to what are otherwise inaccessible places on houses, office blocks and various other structures, scaffolding consists of a framework of steep tubing and fittings which when clamped together tightly form a robust working platform. Scaffolding also helps to make structures safer for the inhabitants and passers by, shielding them from hazards like falling objects and dust as a result of work being done overhead.

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

Dependant upon what function you require a scaffold for, you will find that there are many different kinds of scaffold including rolling scaffolds, double scaffolds (masons scaffolding), single scaffolding (bricklayers scaffolding), confined space scaffolds, patented scaffolding, trestle scaffolds, shoring scaffolds, suspended scaffolding, tower scaffolds, tube and fitting scaffolds and cantilever scaffolding. The more likely style that you'll use on your property in Galleywood, is the single (sometimes known as bricklayer's) scaffold. Then again, if you are dealing with a business premises, you might require any one of the styles in the list above.

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If you need scaffolding in Galleywood, you have to track down a proficient scaffolding contractor, who's approved by your local council. You will need permission from the local council if the scaffold is going to creep onto a highway or pavement and it'll need safety checks before its used, routinely every 7 days, after alterations and modifications and after bad weather. Such local council permits are necessary for a number of siting tasks including access towers, stagings, pedestrian barriers, hoardings, scaffolding and also builders plant or rubbish skips. Any scaffolding that is put up on a public highway has to have adequate safety lighting fitted. Scaffolding in Great Britain has to abide by the European Standard, BS EN 12811-1, which specifies performance requirements and methods for the general design of access and working scaffolds.

You may already be aware of one or two local companies who provide scaffolding. Scaffolders are notorious for displaying huge, eye-catching advertisement boards, positioned conspicuously upon their scaffolds, which is of course a solid marketing strategy that gets their company name widely known around the Galleywood, Essex region. Recognizing such local scaffolding firms will provide you with a few choices to pick from. You could also post a quotation form to, who'll get in touch with known local Galleywood scaffolders for you, free of charge, helping you save a good deal of precious time and effort. It will not be very long before your list of potential scaffolding companies is sufficient to pick from.

Scaffold Tower Hire Galleywood, Essex

Scaffold Tower Hire Galleywood - A tower scaffold may be more than enough if your project is just a modest one, which means you'll have lots more options. Some Galleywood scaffolding contractors, will hire you a tower scaffold, if that's what you need, but there are also other suppliers that you might try, for example certain tool and plant hire companies in Galleywood may hold scaffold towers along with building merchants and similar Galleywood retailers. Travis and Perkins, HSS, Jewson, Hire Station or other local tool hire providers are likely locations to try.

As they need to be simple to wheel around when in situ and also easily transported, lightweight aluminium tubing is normally used to build scaffold towers. A number of different sizes and styles are usually available. Some of the more readily available forms are 1-man towers, span access platforms, single width scaffold towers, podium steps, microfold towers, folding indoor scaffold towers, folding low level platforms, tower bridging decks, cantilever scaffold towers, stairway access towers, non-conductive (fibreglass) towers, double width alloy towers, guard rail scaffold towers and other custom towers. Should you have lots of work to undertake on your house, you could even think about buying a basic tower scaffold, since they're realistically priced and might work out less costly than continually hiring one.

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Scaffolding services are of course not only available in Galleywood itself, but additionally in surrounding locations such as Great Baddow, Writtle, Springfield, Gay Bowers, Bicknacre, East Hanningfield, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Sandon, Chelmer Village, Galleyend, Danbury, Great Seabrights, Woodham Walter, and other areas of Essex.

Cuplock (Cuplok®) Scaffolding Galleywood

You might be aware that there are a few "module" scaffolding options available, and the original one known as Cuplock (or Cuplok®), which most would declare is still the best, was invented by a company called SGB. Now one of the most commonly used scaffolding systems in the world, Cuplock owes much of its popularity to its cost-effectiveness, versatility, and simplicity. Cuplock is easy and quick to use, because of its clever locking system, and it is adaptable for use in a variety of situations including staircase scaffolds, birdcage scaffolds, shoring structures, curved scaffolds, facade scaffolds, mobile towers and loading bay scaffolds. With construction companies in Galleywood constantly searching for ways to save cash, Cuplock has continued to grow in popularity, especially over the last 30 years. Know as a "module" or "system" scaffolding assembly, Cuplock has got a galvanised finish and uses a "cup and blade" arrangement, with a twist action to fasten the different standards and ledgers together to form a stable working platform.

The Various Forms of Scaffolding

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

Work at Height Regulations (2005)

Scaffolds that are erected on building sites in Galleywood (or anywhere in the British Isles for that matter) must comply with the Work at Height Regulations which passed into law in 2005. In Great Britain there were a recorded 46 fatalities and 3350 major injuries caused by falling from height in the years 2005/2006. Any working activity or workplace where there's the chance of falling a distance sufficient to cause injury is included in the Work at Height Regulations (2005), there are also additional provisions to control the possibility of falling objects injuring bystanders, passers-by and employees working on the ground. The duty-holder is responsible for making sure that all equipment and scaffolding is secure and that all the required health and safety precautions are taken.

Scaffolders Galleywood, Essex

Local Galleywood scaffolders will be ready to help with tower bridging decks, scaffolding quotations, cheap scaffolding, bespoke scaffolds, affordable scaffolding, rolling scaffolds, scaffolding contractors, scaffolding solutions, scaffolding for loft conversions, scaffold protection fans, scaffolding companies, scaffold tower hire, trestle scaffolding, the hire of scaffold boards, module scaffolding, single scaffolds, scaffold guardrails, double scaffolds, stairway access towers, construction scaffolding, temporary scaffold roofs, reclaimed scaffold boards Galleywood, scaffold towers, scaffolding hire, painting platform hire, scaffolding for extensions, patented scaffolds, scaffolding safety inspections and more scaffolding services.

More Scaffolding Information

If you would like to get a bit of in-depth info on scaffolding and correct scaffolding methods you'll find a range of insightful articles and discussions on the web. By way of example we thought it appropriate to include a weblink to this awesome article providing a checklist for scaffold design.


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Also find: Gay Bowers scaffolders, Writtle scaffolders, Chelmer Village scaffolders, East Hanningfield scaffolders, Chelmsford scaffolders, Woodham Walter scaffolders, Sandon scaffolders, Great Seabrights scaffolders, Bicknacre scaffolders, Springfield scaffolders, Little Baddow scaffolders, Galleyend scaffolders, Great Baddow scaffolders, Danbury scaffolders and more.

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Scaffolding Around Galleywood

Scaffolds have recently been requested in the following Galleywood places: Well Lane, Little And Great Sir Hughes Lane, Pyne Gate, Cannon Leys, Ponds Road, Milligans Chase, Chaplin Close, Twitten Lane, Slade's Lane, Roughtons, Pyms Road, Moretons, Attwoods Close, Grey Ladys, Badgers Close, Brograve Close, Rignals Lane, Barn Mead, West Hanningfield Road, Keene Way, Douglas Close, and in these postcodes: CM2 8TZ, CM2 8YJ, CM2 8SN, CM2 8LQ, CM2 8NZ, CM2 8RA, CM2 8RB, CM2 8QU, CM2 8PL, CM2 8NW.

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