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Top Winter Safety Tips for Scaffolders

As the mornings are starting to get colder, it’s easy to start getting excited for the cosy autumn and winter seasons; whether you have started putting together your Christmas plans, or you have stocked up on plush blankets and hot chocolate, there are a range of activities that you can explore to get into the…

When Must a Scaffold be Inspected?

Scaffolding can be extremely useful in construction and is used to ensure that workers remain safe when working at height. No matter the size of the project or the scope of the construction work required, scaffolds are complicated installations that need to be designed and installed by specialists. Once the scaffold has been erected, it…

Top Tips for Planning a Successful Construction Project

Every construction project is different, but one thing remains the same across the board: each one, no matter how big or small, requires careful planning and organisation to ensure that the project runs seamlessly. Whether it’s a small extension on a domestic home or a multi-million pound project for a big client, the planning process…

Scaffolding Safety: The Do’s and Don’ts in Construction

A scaffold is very useful to have when carrying out a construction project. Whether you’re carrying out some simple roof maintenance or you’re working on repairs on a high-rise building, scaffolding is a practical solution to ensure that you stay safe while working at height. While scaffolding is designed to provide sufficient support and enhanced…

Four Loft Conversion Ideas

A loft conversion is a great way to add some extra space to your home. If your loft is simply used as a dumping ground for all of your junk and unused possessions, you may find yourself wondering how you can make best use of this space. Below, we take a look at four loft…

Seasonal Scaffolding Safety Tips: Spring and Summer

Health and safety is a priority, particularly for those working within the construction industries. From using tricky equipment and dangerous machinery to climbing precarious structures and working at height, many accidents and injuries can occur. Everyone is at risk when working at height too, and this is especially relevant for those working with scaffolding. In…

Seasonal Scaffolding Safety Tips: Autumn and Winter

When it comes to working on scaffolding, it can be rewarding – the job is mainly outdoors, the views can be great and you get to watch a building project progress first-hand. However, working at height can be dangerous and there are many health and safety issues that come with working with scaffolding. In this…

Railway Systems of the World

Let’s be honest – who doesn’t love a good train journey? Of course, we’re talking about off-peak times, where you can sit by the window and watch picturesque scenery pass you by, rather than a typical commuters train, packed in like sardines trying not to elbow your neighbour in the eye. Either way, our railway…

How to Design Buildings: A Look at a Career in Architecture

When walking in the heart of your hometown or exploring a new city in Europe, you’re bound to come across a building that catches your eye. Whether it’s unique like Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, regal like Wren’s St Paul’s Cathedral or striking like Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall, many young people dream of creating a masterpiece…