Recent News & Blog about Ladders

Ecobuild 2016: What To Expect

As it enters its 11th year the UK's leading event for the construction industry, Ecobuild, has teamed up with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to bring the biggest and best conference yet.Ecobuild have surveyed 2,500 visitors and exhibitors,…

Amazing Scaffold inside US Capitol

The famous Dome of the United States Capitol building has been shrouded in scaffolding for the past 2 years. The 150 year old cast iron dome was last repaired in 1960, but in November 2014, a new project to restore the landmark was launched.Extensive…

New Year on High

If you are still trying to figure out the best way to celebrate the coming New Year, why not take some inspiration from last year's celebrations, featuring the highest building in the world.World Record BreakerThe Burj Khalifa, the world's…

Christmas at Height

Does putting up your Christmas decorations sometimes seem like a bit of a chore?Well, spare a thought for the poor soul that had the task of putting lights and tinsel on these spectacular Christmas trees from around the world...The World's…

Scaffolding As Art

When you hear the word art, the first thing that comes to mind might be an oil painting or sculpture. The chances are the last thing thing you would think of is scaffolding. However, as the artists below show, scaffolding is as versatile in…

Winter Storms Batter UK Scaffolding

Winter Storms Batter UK ScaffoldingNovember and December have seen a series of powerful winter storms which have battered the UK. Winds have reached over 80mph in some cases, bringing down scaffolding and causing chaos across the country.Storm…

Using Ladders For Specialist Access

Using Ladders For Specialist AccessWhen working at height, it is vital to ensure that the right health & safety protocols are followed, implemented and executed. Jobs involving specialist access often involve the use of ladders, and every…

Scaffold Alarm Launched at Buildshow 2015

Scaffold Alarm Launched at Buildshow 2015An exciting revelation took place at the 2015 Buildshow construction event, held 6th-8th October at the NEC Birmingham, as VPS Site Security unveiled their brand new scaffold alarm. Construction sites…