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Riverhead Real Estate Scaffolding Job Blog

We received a call from a land developer this week who explained that they had a really sloping section that was due to be auctioned this weekend. They wanted to be able to cater for those who wanted to get a feel for what the outlook might be from a building on the site.

After a 10 minute phone call of brainstorming I came up with the idea of building a scaffold with a large platform just around the same height as were the potential properties deck / living room would be built to show potential buyers of the views etc. We also attached the structure to the level ground with a 15 metre walk way for access suitable for wheelchair access.

Our client was very happy with the end product and interested purchasers were able to truly appreciate the site's potential.

Auckland Art Gallery - Access scaffolding

Auckland Art Gallery

After receiving a panicked call from the curator of Modern Art on a Tuesday afternoon, I arranged to attended the Auckland Art Gallery the next morning. This gave me an opportunity to scope out the job and speak to the relevant trades who would be using the scaffold, unfortunately everyone wasn’t available at this time so a site meeting was arranged that afternoon for four o’clock.

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At the site meeting I was informed of the extremely tight time line, and that the gallery would require a scaffold 14 meters wide and 20 meters high to be erected the following day which was Thursday evening. During the meeting I had discussed the option to encapsulate the scaffold using shrink-wrap, this would be successful in keeping the site safe as the gallery could carry on their day to day operations and keep the exhibition hidden till the unveiling.

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