Balfour Beatty Utilise SafeStand® to deliver £11.6m Willow Walk Development.

15/07/2014 – Construction works by Balfour Beatty have commenced on the Willow Walk development for Southwark Council in the London Borough of Southwark.  Southwark council has pledged to build 11,000 new homes over the next 30 years to address the high demand and short supply of affordable houses in the borough. The Progressive Group have been awarded the masonry package for this development and are using the SafeStand®…

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Severfield Use SafeStand® Access Systems

10/07/2014 – Following a successful onsite demonstration at their factory in Lostock Lane in Bolton, the Health and Safety team at Severfield have decided to use SafeStand® Access Systems as their preferred choice of low level access equipment in their Bolton factory. The SafeStand® Access Equipment will predominantly be used for finishing and inspection works to large girder trusses being fabricated for new bridge installations…

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Balfour Beatty – Stonehouse Arena, Plymouth

02/07/2014  Work continues on the new affordable housing scheme on the  former Stonehouse Arena sports ground in Harwell Street, Plymouth. Balfour Beatty are constructing 46 new homes on the site – a mix of one, two and three-bedroom homes – all of which will be available for affordable rent. There will also be 10 two and three-bedroom properties for shared ownership sale. Photovoltaic solar panels will be fitted to…

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Partnership with HSE and WWT In The Midlands

17.06.2014 - On Tuesday 17th June 2014 SafeStand® Ltd attended the Working At Height  SHAD (Safety & Health Awareness Day) at Broadstreet Rugby Club, Coventry and demonstrated SafeStand® Access Systems to the attendees. The event was organised by the local WWT (Working Well Together) and HSE teams as well as some principal contractors including Carillion. The aim of the event was to raise awareness of the safety issues…

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Safestand Tackles Complex Victoria Station Upgrade

20.05.2014 – Transport for London are investing £700m to improve the Victoria Rail Station’s overall efficiency by refurbishing and extending Victoria Underground Station, which is served by the District and Circle lines as well as the Victoria line itself. A 50/50 joint venture team set up between Taylor Woodrow and Bam Nuttall have secured the contract and are employing Pyramid Builders Limited to tackle the architectural…

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Morgan Sindall & SafeStand® team up to construct Retirement Village in Corsham

28/05/2014 – Morgan Sindall has won the first phase, valued at £18m, of the £60m development to construct 86 residential units on the site of the former HMS Royal Arthur Navy Training College in Corsham, Wiltshire. Morgan Sindall approached SafeStand® to aid in reducing the access costs while helping to deliver on an already tight programme. The SafeStand® 800 4 Board system is being used to construct all the internal…

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SafeStand® Supplies Its 10,000th Hire!!!

09/05/2014 – SafeStand® Ltd has hit the milestone figure of 10,000 hires to customers in the United Kingdom. On 9th May 2014 we supplied BRYMOR Contractors Ltd with our SafeStand® 1200 system on their £2.9m Arqiva Crawley Data Centre contract in Winchester, Hampshire. Arqiva are a communications infrastructure and media services company, operating at the heart of the broadcast, satellite and mobile communications markets.…

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New Leeds University Library

08/05/2014 – Shepherd Construction secured the £16m job to build a new library for the University of Leeds. Work started in August 2013 on the first city-fronting building that the University has commissioned for over 30 years. Cara Brickwork Ltd have won the blockwork package to construct the new undergraduate library and have chosen SafeStand as their preferred means of low level access to carry out the works. The Library…

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Kier Construction London and SafeStand® Ltd in Partnership

29/04/2014 – SafeStand® Ltd were invited to demonstrate the range of SafeStand® Access Systems to the Kier Construction Aftercare Team at their London office in Loughton. As it turned out attendees from all departments of the Kier Construction London office attended the presentation including Health & Safety, the Aftercare Team, Planning, Construction, Commercial and Senior Management. The SafeStand® presentation was…

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Kier – Isle of Arran, Scotland

16.04.2014 SafeStand® Access Systems are being used by Kier Construction in the building of a new care home and resource centrre on the Isle of Arran, Scotland. North Ayrshire Council has awarded Kier Construction the £5.7m project to replace the existing Montrose House and Stronach day Services. Works started in 2013 with all works due to be complete for hand over in September 2014. The care home will be built to a high quality…

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