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Access and scaffolding giant BrandSafway, which owns SGB, has acquired Lyndon Scaffolding and has merged it with SGB to create Lyndon SGB by BrandSafway.

Lyndon’s was established in 1968 and has grown to become one of the the largest independent UK scaffolding contractors with sales of £50m and more than 600 employees offering a full range of tube & fitting & system scaffolding & access solutions. Lyndon Scaffolding operates from locations in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh and Barry, Wales with it Taylor’s Hoists based in Duxford.

The company has worked on may high profile contracts across the UK and was the largest scaffolding supplier to Carillon including work on the failed contractors most high-profile projects: the £353m Midland Metropolitan and the £335m Royal Liverpool hospitals.

Dave Witsken, president of Energy and Industrial for BrandSafway, said: “This is an exciting combination. It allows us to bring together a full range of scaffolding solutions plus deliver excellence in a suite of other access technologies for our customers.”

“By combining the assets, expertise and reputation of Lyndon Scaffolding with SGB, we will be able to expand our service solutions in key major cities in the U.K., broaden our overall footprint and accelerate our growth.”

Mick Herke, managing director of Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services in Europe for BrandSafway said: “By combining resources, Lyndon SGB will have more locations and greater depth of expertise and we will be able to leverage our scale to better serve customers.

“Both Lyndon Scaffolding and SGB are strong companies with an emphasis on excellent quality and service. Together as Lyndon SGB, we can create more value for clients.”

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