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Tonbridge Scaffolders and Scaffold Hire Services

Scaffolding Tonbridge Kent: When work is being carried out on your home or business such as repointing your brickwork, carrying out repairs to the roof, having a chimney stack restored or upgrading the double glazing, you are most likely going to need to get a bit of scaffolding erected so as to make it less dangerous for the workforce and your family, and so that the work will be easier to do. To obtain a quotation and to have the scaffolding put in place safely you will have to find an experienced Tonbridge scaffolder. This is not a thing to cut corners on, because it needs to be done correctly, and you should always employ an established scaffolder, avoiding cowboys at all costs.

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About Scaffolding: A system which allows tradespeople to work safely at height and get to what are otherwise hard to get at areas on houses, office blocks and various other structures, scaffolding is comprised of a network of steep tubing and fittings which when clamped together create a sound platform from which to work. Protecting the occupants and pedestrians from falling debris and dust is additionally a necessary function of scaffolding, that makes the adjoining environment safer. Subject to what type of project is being done, Health and Safety legislation will necessitate a risk assessment to decide if a scaffold is essential.

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

To confuse things even more, there are shoring scaffolds, double scaffolds, rolling scaffolds, tower scaffolds, suspended scaffolds, patented scaffolding, single scaffolding (bricklayers scaffolding), confined space scaffolds, cantilever scaffolds, trestle scaffolding and tube and fitting scaffolds, each kind serving its own specific objective. The most common type and the one that most householders in Tonbridge will be likely to need for their repairs or improvements is the bricklayer's scaffold. Having said that, if it is a business premises or building that is being worked on, any of the above types could be required.

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It's preferable to identify a professional scaffolding company when you need scaffolding for your project, as well as one who has been approved by your local authority. You will have to get permission from your local council if your scaffolding is likely to intrude onto a highway or pavement and it will need safety checks before its used, routinely every 7 days, after gales and after alterations or modifications. Permits such as this are needed for access towers, staging, scaffolding, hoardings, pedestrian barriers as well as for setting up waste skips or contractors plant. Any scaffolding that's put up on a public highway must by law be fitted with safety lighting. So that it can satisfy the prerequisites for the structural design of working and access scaffolds, scaffolding in Britain should comply with the European Standard, BS EN 12811-1.

When you've got a project on the go that needs a bit of scaffolding, the likelihood is that one or two local scaffolding companies will straight away spring to mind. It's sometimes hard to miss the large, eye-catching promotional hoardings that they display prominently on scaffolding around the area. Recognizing these local firms will provide you with some possibilities to select from. You can also think about sending in a quotation form to, who will promptly get in touch with known local Tonbridge scaffolders for you, free of charge, helping you save a good deal of precious time and effort. Deciding on the best scaffolder ought to be quite easy once you have prepared this list of possibles.

Scaffold Tower Hire Tonbridge, Kent

Scaffold Tower Hire Tonbridge - When your forthcoming project is a limited one, and you only really need to hire a scaffold tower in Tonbridge, your possibilities may be a bit wider. There are numerous places from where you might be able to hire a tower scaffold for example builders merchants, tool hire companies, and sometimes even from a scaffolding company. You could try enquiring at Travis and Perkins, Hire Station, Jewson, HSS or other more localized tool hire firms, should there be any near to you.

Tower scaffolds are primarily manufactured from lightweight aluminium to ensure they are very easy to transport and shift on site. Various shapes and sizes are generally available to choose from. You'll find double width alloy towers, tower bridging decks, 1-man towers, microfold towers, single width alloy towers, stairwell access towers, folding indoor scaffold towers, span access platforms, podium steps, non-conductive (fibreglass) towers, cantilever scaffold towers, folding low level platforms, guard rail scaffold towers and various other bespoke scaffolding towers to use for your job. It could possibly even work out cheaper for you to buy a basic scaffold tower, should you have a lot of work to complete on your house.

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Scaffolding services are naturally not only available in Tonbridge itself, but additionally in surrounding towns and villages such as Parkers Green, Hilden Park, Southborough, Speldhurst, Tudeley, Higham Wood, Hadlow, Five Oak Green, Bidborough, Barden Park, Upper Haysden, Penshurst, Leigh, Hildenborough, East Peckham, and elsewhere in Kent.

The Need for Scaffolding

Regardless of whether it's being built, taken down or significantly restored, virtually any style of building will at some time need some scaffolding. It doesn't matter if its a public, commercial or domestic building, and it doesn't matter what size it is. When demolishing lofty structures such as skyscrapers, scaffolding is put up, and thereafter, as the building is taken down, disassembled from the top downwards. Scaffolding can be obtained for any of those needs and any other purpose you can dream up.

The Major Elements of a Scaffold

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

Tonbridge Temporary Roofing Scaffolds

Frequently seen on houses in Tonbridge, temporary roofing is a widely used style of scaffold. This has the purpose of protecting your home from the elements when substantial work is being carried out to your roof. Obviously it is not just homes which need temporary roofing scaffolds, office blocks and industrial premises can also get the benefit of this technique. A temporary roof scaffold can be integrated into a pre-existing scaffolding framework or can be assembled as a separate system when additional scaffolding is not required. In instances where they will later need to be moved as construction work advances, they can even be made to be mobile. Temporary roof scaffolding is excellent for projects like loft conversions, re-roofs, properties damaged by fire and new constructions. (Tags: Temporary Roof, Temporary Roofing Tonbridge, Temporary Roof Scaffolding Tonbridge)

Work at Height Regulations (2005)

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 must be followed when assembling any scaffolding in Tonbridge. In the year 2005/2006 there were roughly 3350 significant injuries and 46 deaths caused by falls from height in Britain. Work at height applies to any working activities where there is a risk of falling some distance that can cause serious injury, and also where objects and debris can fall from a height and injure the general public. The "duty holder" is responsible for ensuring that all equipment and scaffolding is secure and that all possible safety precautions are taken.

Birdcage Scaffolds Tonbridge

Bird cage or independent scaffolds are frequently implemented for single-level usage, in particular when gaining access to ceilings for instance. Particularly suitable for smaller contained projects, birdcage scaffolds stand on their own and are very easy to assemble. Bird cage scaffolds comprise at least two rows of standard poles which are connected by ledgers and transoms at each lift height.

Scaffolders Tonbridge, Kent

Local Tonbridge scaffolders will be willing to help you with tower bridging decks, trestle scaffolds, scaffolding permits, single scaffolds, bespoke scaffolding, commercial scaffolding, scaffolding estimates, scaffolding for guttering work, residential scaffolds, scaffolding for sale, H-frame scaffolding, reclaimed scaffold boards Tonbridge, patented scaffolds, confined space scaffolding, scaffold safety, scaffolding companies, rolling scaffolds, system scaffolding, double scaffolds, cantilever scaffolds, suspended scaffolding, mobile scaffolding, scaffolding for roofing, stairway access towers, cheap scaffolding, module scaffolding, scaffolding hire, passenger hoists and other scaffolding related services.


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Scaffolds have recently been erected in the following Tonbridge locations: Brungers Walk, Broad Oak Close, St Bernards Road, Tolhurst Road, Crockhurst Street, Bourne Close, Cinder Hill Lane, Dukes Meadow, Station Hill, The Lawns, Tonbridge Road, The Heath, Barden Park Road, Trench Road, Cornfield Way, The Cockpit, Correnden Road, Angel Walk, The Green, Colne Road, Cogate Road, Chichester Road, Stanford Lane, Beech Lane, Coldharbour Road, Tonbridge Chambers, Stainer Road, The Green Lane, Shakespeare Road, and in these postcodes: TN10 3HY, TN10 3RD, TN10 3JQ, TN10 3LQ, TN10 3HD, TN10 3AT, TN10 3BE, TN10 3EJ, TN10 3NJ, TN10 3EH.

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