Scaffolding Prescot

Prescot Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Prescot Merseyside: When work is being done on your office or home like repointing your brickwork, having your chimney stack restored, putting in new double glazed windows or carrying out roof repairs, you're most likely going to need to get some scaffolding put up so as to make it less hazardous for your family and the workers, and to make the construction work simpler to do. To obtain a quote and to get the scaffolding set up in a safe way you'll need to track down a reputable Prescot scaffolding company. This isn't a thing to cut corners on, because it needs to be done correctly, and you must always use a recognised scaffolder, avoiding rogue traders and cowboys no matter what the cost.

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About Scaffolding: Most often crafted from steel tubes and fittings, a scaffold is basically a temporary framework that is erected to provide a safe working area for builders carrying out their trade on houses and buildings in Prescot. Scaffolding also helps to make buildings safer for the inhabitants and the general public, sheltering them from falling dust and debris caused by the work being carried out.

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

There are also many different variations of scaffold, each one having its special purpose, among the various kinds are cantilever scaffolds, single scaffolding (bricklayers scaffolding), tube and fitting scaffolds, tower scaffolds, confined space scaffolds, shoring scaffolds, double scaffolding, patented scaffolding, rolling scaffolds, suspended scaffolds and trestle scaffolding. The most common sort and the one that the majority of property owners in Prescot will likely want for their repairs or improvements is the bricklayer's or single scaffold. Nevertheless, if it is a commercial building or premises that is being worked on, any one of the above types may be needed.

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It is wise to find a reputable scaffolder when you are needing scaffolding done for your project, as well as one that has been sanctioned by your local authority. Some safety inspections will have to be carried out on your scaffold, and they have to be done before its used, consistently every seven days, after bad weather and after adjustments or modifications. If it encroaches onto the a pavement or highway, you will have to get permission from the local council. These local council permits are necessary for various positioning tasks including hoarding, access towers, scaffolding, staging, pedestrian barriers and also rubbish skips or builders plant. The scaffolding must also have safety lighting if it is located on a public highway, any decent scaffolding contractor will provide this. The European Standard, BS EN 12811-1 is the legislation that any scaffolding in the UK must comply with.

When you happen to be in need of scaffolders in Prescot, you are likely to be aware of several contractors in the area. It is a common marketing technique with local scaffolding companies to show off large, impactful advertising boards, high-up on scaffolding, wherever they are working. Having several alternatives to pick from is an excellent situation to be in. To add to your list you could also send in a free request form to, who will save you loads of time and stress by getting in contact with local scaffolders for you. It will not be very long before your list of possible scaffolding companies is sufficient to make a final choice.

Scaffold Tower Hire Prescot, Merseyside

Scaffold Tower Hire Prescot - A scaffold tower might be satisfactory if your project is only a small one, meaning you'll have a lot more scope. There are various places from where you will be able to hire a tower scaffold for example tool hire companies, building merchants, and from time to time even from scaffolding companies. Travis and Perkins, Jewson, HSS, Hire Station or similar nearby tool hire providers are likely places to ask.

Tower scaffolds are in most cases constructed from aluminium to make them light and easy to transport and move on site. There are several different sizes and styles of scaffold tower available for different applications. For practically any type of job you'll be able to choose from tower bridge decks, folding low level platforms, 1-man towers, non-conductive towers, double width scaffold towers, folding indoor towers, stairwell access towers, single width scaffold towers, cantilever towers, podium steps, microfold towers, span access platforms, guard rail towers and similar bespoke towers or work assisting towers. It could even end up being cheaper for you to buy a basic scaffold tower, if you have lots of work to do on your home.

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Tarbock, Woolfall Heath, Page Moss, Huyton, West Park, Whiston, Whiston Cross, Eccleston Lane Ends, Eccleston, Rainhill Stoops, Gillars Green, Thatto Heath, Liverpool, Knowsley Park, Saint Helens and more parts of Merseyside, are within the service range of most Prescot scaffolding companies.

Cuplock (Cuplok®) Scaffolding Prescot

Designed by a scaffolding company called SGB, the original, and many would claim the best, of the "module" or "system" scaffolding solutions is Cuplock (or Cuplok®). Now one of the most trusted scaffolding systems across the globe, Cuplock owes most of its appeal to its simplicity, cost-effectiveness, and flexibility. Because of its innovational locking mechanism, Cuplock is fast and simple to use, and can be adapted for use in all kinds of locations and situations, including; curved scaffolding, birdcage scaffolding, loading towers, shoring scaffolds, facade scaffolds, mobile scaffolding towers and stairway scaffolds. Over the last thirty years or so, Cuplok® has grown more and more popular, as building companies in Prescot are continuously seeking new ways to save on outlay. Cuplock is a galvanised "system" or "module" scaffolding which uses a "cup and blade" concept, with a twisting action to tightly lock the different standards and ledgers together.

The Principal Components of a Scaffold

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

Work at Height Regulations (2005)

The Working at Height Regulations 2005 must be observed when setting up any scaffold in Prescot. There were around 3350 significant injuries and 46 deaths caused by falling from height in the United Kingdom during the year 2005/2006. Any working activity where there is the chance of falling a distance sufficient to cause personal injury is covered by the Work at Height Regulations, there are also additional stipulations to control the potential for falling debris and objects harming the general public and workers at ground level. The duty-holder is responsible for ensuring that all scaffolding and equipment is secure and that all possible health and safety measures are taken.

When is it Needed

No matter whether it is being built, taken down or extensively repaired, almost any kind of property will at some point need a bit of scaffolding. It does not matter if it is a public, commercial or residential building, and neither does it matter what the size of it is. Tall apartment and office blocks that need to be demolished, will have scaffolding erected all the way up first, which is then disassembled downwards from the top as the structure gets shorter. There's an appropriate type of scaffolding for all of those needs and many besides.

Scaffolders Prescot, Merseyside

Prescot scaffolders will be ready to help you with scaffolding hire, scaffolding solutions, scaffold tower hire, scaffold guardrails, aluminium scaffolding, access scaffolding, construction scaffolding, scaffold removal, scaffolding wrapping, affordable scaffolding, the hire of scaffold boards, scaffold safety netting, tube and fitting scaffolds, painting platform hire, scaffolding for sale, patented scaffolds, tower scaffolds, shoring scaffolding, residential scaffolding, bespoke scaffolding, cantilever scaffolding, 1-man scaffold towers, scaffolding hoists, single scaffolds, scaffolding licences, commercial scaffolds, stairwell access towers, temporary scaffold roofs, supply and erection of scaffolding and additional scaffolding related services.

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Scaffolds have recently been erected in the following Prescot places: Craven Road, Saunders Avenue, Case Grove, Cronton Road, Cross Lane, Bond Street, The Gables, Dragon Lane, Ansdell Villas Road, Sewell Street, Ashton Avenue, Trent Road, Central Avenue, Alva Road, Copperwood Drive, Brancker Avenue, Beaconsfield, Salisbury Street, Anderson Close, Stephen Way, Beech Avenue, Carr Terrace, Toftwood Gardens, Sugar Lane, Birnam Drive, Ash Grove, Blaking Drive, Chater Close, and in these postcodes: L34 1AQ, L34 2RL, L34 3NE, L34 1NY, L34 2GA, L34 1LH, L34 2SF, L34 2QA, L34 2SJ, L34 3LX.

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