Post-Lockdown Scaffolding; How Does it Affect You?

After the recent global outbreak of Covid-19, the latest governmental provisions require that continuation of any sort of construction work can only be authorised when adequate safety conditions are adopted to keep workers protected. Like many others in the construction industry, here at 7 Bays Scaffolding we are working hard to keep everyone safe in …

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A Newly SSIP-Certified Scaffolder in Cornwall

We are delighted to announce that we have recently achieved SSIP accreditation (from the leading registered member scheme SMAS Worksafe) and are proud to be operating as a fully SSIP-certified scaffolder in Cornwall! SSIP stands for ‘Safety Schemes in Procurement’, and it means that we have an appropriate health and safety management system that meets …

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Scaffolding: Biggest Risks and Common Faults Explained

When designed and installed correctly, scaffolding provides a secure stable work platform and is a safe form of access for people working at heights. However, if installed improperly by non-qualified and inexperienced scaffolders, scaffolding can be very dangerous indeed. The dangers of scaffolding are often ignored or overlooked because of how frequently it is used, …

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Scaffolding FAQs

Frequently Asked Scaffolding Questions You Always Wanted Answered… With over 20+ years experience between us, the 7 Bays Scaffolding team are fully trained, qualified scaffolders with heaps of experience in all aspects of domestic and commercial scaffolding services in Cornwall, regardless of the type, size and job specification. We get numerous enquiries from contractors, building …

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Scaffolders Specialising in Listed Buildings in Cornwall

There are so many beautiful listed buildings in Cornwall. From cute harbourside Cornish cottages to converted chapels, sprawling manor houses and everything in between,  we are fortunate to have a rich heritage of architecturally and historically-important buildings all over Cornwall. Any works carried out on a listed building should be professionally managed and implemented to a …

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Used Scaffold Boards in Cornwall

Ingenious Uses for Used Scaffold Boards in Cornwall

Used for accessing hard-to-reach areas and keeping workers safe when working at height, scaffolding is a common sight on construction sites everywhere. We use new scaffold boards to create scaffold structures for commercial and domestic construction scaffold projects all over Cornwall. But have you ever wondered what do we do with these working walkways when …

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Do You Need Scaffolding? 5 Vital Questions to ask Before Starting Every Construction Project

Many types of construction projects use scaffolding, but how do you know when you need to start the search for a scaffolder in Cornwall? And what indicators mean that need scaffolding as part of your project? There are many factors to consider when deciding if the job requires scaffolding, simply ask yourself these five questions… …

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