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March 2023 Features

System building

System scaffold is the ideal access solution for modern timber frame building – at least that’s what one scaffolding contractor believes

Hello Lamp Post…and other smart ideas

Procurement specialists are using a new framework to introduce cutting-edge ‘disruptive’ technologies into the social housing sector.  David Taylor reports

Its a wrap!

A grand Victorian house in the leafy London suburb of Hampstead is being restored to its former glory with the help of some highly technical scaffolding

Seeing Red

Red Construction, a fast-growing newcomer to the London commercial building market, has a surprisingly rich heritage for a business only founded in 2015. David Taylor spoke to its CEO, Graham Sturge

Restoration drama

Lyndon SGB is now half-way through its contract providing access for the restoration of Manchester Town Hall, while in Scotland its scaffolding and temporary works equipment is playing an important role in the painstaking reconstruction of Glasgow’s Mackintosh Building

Restoring the Raj

A new Commonwealth heritage training programme has completed its first project at a former British Empire residency in Hyderabad. David Taylor reports


The university of Salford has created a purpose-built test facility in a bid to develop viable ‘zero-carbon’ homes. David Taylor reports

Where there’s muck…

Housing developments are in the firing line as sewage campaigners call for urgent major investment