Sizes of Scaffolding Boards

Scaffolding boards make up an integral structure in the construction of any type of scaffolding: these boards provide floor space for the construction workers to walk, work and make their way around the scaffolding safely.  As scaffolding walkways are incredibly important when it comes to the safety and integrity of the scaffolding structure, most contractors … Read more

How Often Should Scaffolding Be Inspected

If you’re wondering how often scaffolding should be inspected in the UK, we’ve combined our expertise with government guidelines to give you the ultimate guide on scaffolding inspection. In this article, we’ll explain how often you should inspect your scaffolding, how to inspect your scaffolding as well as explain the dangers and risks that come … Read more

How long are scaffold boards?

Scaffold boards play an important role in the construction of any type of scaffolding. Not only do they support the structure of the scaffold, but they also play a vital role in supporting the weight of the workers who are walking around the scaffold during the day. Scaffold board sizing is fairly uniform, as most … Read more

What are my scaffolding rights for extensions?

When your home requires external repair or home improvement, you may require scaffolding for a certain period of time. It is important to get accustomed to your rights and obligations as a homeowner, when you need to build scaffolding on a neighbour’s land. In order to avoid angry disputes and threatening notes, you need to … Read more

Do I need scaffolding to fix my roof?

Do I need scaffolding to work on my roof? This was a recent question from Mike over at roofcosts.co.uk. If you’re thinking about fixing your roof, the first thing that might come to mind is whether you will need scaffolding or not. Before you make your decision, consider our five vital questions. 1. Are there … Read more

Scaffolding Safety Requirements

Scaffolding Safety Requirements UK Scaffolding, like all areas of construction in the UK, must adhere to specific safety requirements and regulations. This is particularly important as work is conducted at height and often near other occupied buildings, residential housing and public pathways. As a result, it’s important that people, materials and equipment all comply with … Read more

UK Scaffolding Regulations

UK Scaffolding Regulations UK scaffolding regulations boil down to one thing, safety. There are many rules and regulations in place to prevent injury from fall. So we thought we’d provide you with a handy checklist so that you never put a foot wrong. “Disclaimer: Whilst our information is gathered from reputable sources at the time … Read more