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The Brief History of Steel in Sheffield

With Sheffield’s official nickname as “Steel City” and its motto translating to “with God’s help our labour is successful”, it’s no wonder that Sheffield’s history is centred around the industrial revolution and steel. As a company who works extensively with steel, we feel it’s important to learn about our roots and how generations before us…

Seeking Art in Sheffield

Considering it’s named Steel City, because of it’s once thriving steel industry which spanned the globe, it’s no surprise that Sheffield has a hugely creative and artistic scene. With a blend of the traditional and contemporary, the painted artworks and the metal structures, Sheffield’s city centre and it’s art scene combine seamlessly into one. As…

Look Into Scaffolding Services For Your Live Event

If you’re looking at running live events as a potential entrepreneurial enterprise, there are some extremely encouraging statistics on just how valuable this sector is to the economy. Currently, the UK’s event industry is worth £42.3 billion, with growth expected to continue for the remainder of 2018 and into 2019. 35% of the visitor economy…

Amazing Examples of Scaffolding Companies Work

It’s an astonishing fact, but the first evidence of scaffolding can be traced back to over 17,000 years ago. Sockets in the walls surrounding cave paintings at Lascaux in southwestern France indicate that a scaffold was used to assist the painting of the ceiling. The Berlin Foundry Cup – an ancient Greek drinking cup with…

How long does it take to become a scaffolder?

We may be biased, but we believe that local scaffolders are the heroes of the construction industry. Whether you’re a builder working on a house extension or a roofer tackling a tricky roof repair, you’re almost guaranteed to require the services of a specialist scaffolding business at some point. Skilled construction workers have become more…

Five Safety Tips For Erecting Scaffolding

If you and your team of builders are contracted to work at height, whether you’re dealing with roof repairs or house extensions, you’ll be expected to provide and put up the necessary scaffolding. Of course, you must undergo the relevant training before working with scaffolding, but it doesn’t stop there. Keeping yourself up-to-date with safety…