Scaffolding News

Storm Damage: Scaffolding Up in Bradford

Storm Damage: Scaffolding Up in BradfordThe Bradford branch of TSB bank will be covered in scaffolding for the coming months as repair work begins on the roof after it was recently hit by high winds.Badly DamagedDuring the winter storms,…

Loch Ness: Castle Scaffolding Open To Public

Loch Ness: Castle Scaffolding Open To PublicUrquhart Castle gives a unique vantage point which overlooks Scotland's world famous Loch Ness. The public will now have an even better view of the loch, thanks to the scaffolding erected as part…

US Capitols's Scaffolding Coming Down

US Capitol's Scaffolding Coming DownScaffolding which has covered the dome of the Capitol building in Washington DC is going to begin to come down this month, as construction and restoration is completed on one of the most iconic structures…

Reading's Tower: A lot of scaffold

Reading's Tower: A lot of scaffoldFor the past few months the Thames Tower in Reading has been hidden by a wall of scaffolding while redevelopment work is carried out. The scaffold will remain in place for some time to come, with the…

Storm Gertrude hits Scottish Scaffolding

Storm Gertrude hits Scottish ScaffoldingLast month Storm Gertrude brought high winds and disruption, with winds reaching speeds of 80mph battering building developments across Scotland. In the Cairngorm mountains, winds peaked at a breezy…

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…

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…

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…

Scaffolding Collapses in UK Capital

Considerable roadside damage occurred in West London after a long stretch of scaffolding suddenly collapsed.Road users and pedestrians in the town of Hayes were simply going about their day when the construction abruptly tumbled to the ground.…

Tower Week 2015 - Set for Success

Tower Week 2015 There are few more important events regarding the construction industry aspects of UK health and safety than Tower Week - and the fourth edition is set to be the best yet.Taking place this week, Tower Week focuses on promoting…