Swift Brickwork start on White Collar Factory Build

08/07/2015 – Brookfield Multiplex has started construction on White Collar Factory at Old Street roundabout in London.  The £105m project will be built in the heart of London’s emerging ‘Tech City’ district.  Swift Brickwork have been carrying out the build works with the help of the Safestand® Access System to aid keeping the works safe and economical. The White Collar Factory concept will deliver a building that…

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SafeStand® Clocks Up A Dozen Crossrail Contracts

06/07/2015 – SafeStand® recently supplied its twelfth Crossrail Contract with SafeStand® Access Systems. Crossrail is Europe’s largest infrastructure project. Stretching from Reading and Heathrow in the west, across to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east, the new railway will cover over 100km of track including 21km of new twin-bore rail tunnels and ten new stations. From improving journey times across London, to easing…

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Safestand®, Construction’s Best Friend

17/06/2015 – Clugston Construction have secured a 5.5m contract to construct the new Birmingham Dogs Home Scheduled to open in summer 2015.  The new Birmingham Dogs Home will be a purpose built facility in the countryside in Catherine-de-Barnes near Solihull. Safestand® Access Systems will be used to help construct the new Centre which will provide 120 re-homing kennels, a veterinary suite and large external exercise areas…

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Safestand® Supplies it’s 1000 Stand to MOD Stafford

29.09.2014 – Safestand® Access Systems has been selected yet again for another portion of the MOD Stafford redevelopment programme.  Safestand has been used on the Beacon Barracks by various sub-contractors for Lend Lease including Cara Brickwork, Caxton Builders, Irvine Whitlock, Lawlors Ltd and Midlands Brickwork. The redevelopment programme for Beacon Barracks will provide a new mess building, new workshops, single…

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Laing O’Rourke upgrade Nottingham’s Victoria Centre

28/04/2015 – Principal contractor Laing O’Rourke have been awarded the works at the INTU Victoria Centre in Nottingham and have given the brick and blockworks to Castle Construction who are utilising the Safestand® Access System to carry our these works safely and efficiently. The works include new mall finishes, improved lighting, new flooring and ceilings, upgraded toilet facilities and new entrances and a catering…

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Safestand® aides Hunterston Power Station to bring renewable energy to the UK

16/03/2015 – John Sisk & Sons have selected SafeStand® Access Systems as there preferred method for low level access at Hunterston Power Station, Ayrshire. This is the Scottish part of the National Grid and Scottish Power Western Link project, which will help bring the renewable energy from Scotland to the remainder of the UK by transmitting the power through the Convertor Station to a sub-sea cable before being connected…

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Kier build new home for the Cardiff Devils

01/02/2015 - Kier Construction have started works on the new 3,000-seat ice arena at Cardiff Bay’s International Sports Village for the new home of the Cardiff Devils.  Safestand® are proud to be a part of this first phase of a much larger £250m scheme, which includes a 250m snow indoor ski slope, built above a 1,300-space multi-storey car park and shopping centre to add to the already growing Cardiff Pointe area which also…

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Balfour Beatty & IMBC On Exeter Residential Village

22/01/2015 – Balfour Beatty and IMBC (Exeter) Ltd attended a SafeStand® Training Session on site at Millbrook Village, Exeter. The site is an age-exclusive residential village for Renaissance Villages Ltd and Helical Bar plc. Millbrook Village will comprise a selection of luxury cottages and apartments for the over-55s as well as a residents’ clubhouse featuring a private restaurant, bar and swimming pool. Work is underway…

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Safestand® used at Blurton Extracare Scheme

06/01/2015 – Eric Wright Construction and Keith Walton Brickwork are utilising Safestand® on the Blurton Extracare Scheme.  The new building will provide 75 self-contained one and two bedroomed apartments in three blocks linked together by covered bridges. Created for people aged over 55, the villages will offer spacious apartments within a community setting, with facilities on site and conveniently located transport links…

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FORS Accreditation

15/01/2015 – SafeStand® Ltd are pleased to announce that they successfully passed an annual audit to maintain their Bronze level FORS certificate. The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is an accreditation scheme that aims to improve fleet activity in London and throughout the UK and beyond. The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is making London’s roads safer, cleaner and less congested. For vehicle operators,…

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