Assessed Scaffolding Association members, N.T.Rix Scaffolding, have been working as scaffolding contractors on Waterloo Mansions – a Grade 1 listed building on Dover sea front suffering from roof and façade leakage. The project is a full roof renewal, repairs to
As we adjust to a post-COVID world, a lot of uncertainties are emerging around safety, productivity, supply chain management and labour availability. In this Opinion piece, Andrew Smith from Avontus discusses the way forward. Around the world, industry growth has
Gaaard Protection Ltd, based in Bradford, West Yorkshire has designed and developed the Scaffshirt range of workwear – offering extra protection for scaffolders carrying loads on their shoulders while meeting the stringent Health and Safety criteria set for manual handling.
Here at AccessPoint we’re always on the look-out for new, innovative and exciting scaffold-related products and applications that will be of interest to our readers. Here’s a development that really intrigued us… An award-winning Cornish-based start-up has developed and patented
Scaffolding Businesses Can Now Share Virtual Walkthroughs with Anyone, Anywhere Avontus Software have announced that the company has enhanced its industry-leading Scaffold Viewer software with a one-click YouTube export feature. This new feature gives users the power to record a video
Women & Leadership International is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s scaffolding sector. The campaign is providing women with grants of up to £2,500 to enable participation in a range of part-time
As industry slows during the lockdown, many companies have shown a determination to support the NHS key workers who are saving lives during the pandemic. Several scaffolding companies and their associated suppliers have been doing their best to help too.
Good news for ABscaff of Selby, North Yorkshire, who have entered into a three-year contract with Yorkshire Water. Established in 2009, Abscaff has grown from a small, family-run business into a nationwide scaffolding provider with Scaffolding Association Audited Membership status.
As every day passes during the current COVID-19 pandemic, more and more construction sites are closing. In early March, we saw works cease on major projects in London. Works at Google’s Kings Cross HQ had to be suspended for deep
Our Government has the unenviable task of having to make reactive decisions during a rapidly changing situation. Almost daily the information we are being provided with is evolving, and managing that data for just one part of one sector has