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Freestanding Façade Scaffold

Freestanding Façade Scaffold by Brazier Scaffolding
Freestanding Façade Scaffold by Brazier Scaffolding

Freestanding Façade Scaffold

This monster of a freestanding façade scaffold was required for maintenance works on an Otago University building, situated next to Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium.

High freestanding façade

Using Layher’s Allround modular scaffolding system, Brazier Scaffolding built a 140 long by 18m high freestanding façade scaffold. Several buttress bays were incorporated using Layher Allround in order to ensure the stability of the scaffold.

Brazier Scaffolding built a freestanding facade scaffold for maintenance works
Brazier Scaffolding built a freestanding façade scaffold for maintenance works

Bridge large areas

Glen Brazier commented, “the scaffold took approx. 2 weeks to build. This is because we needed to bridge large areas at the base of the scaffold to accommodate public access needs, install hoardings and scaffold inside multiple alcove areas.”

Thanks to Glen Brazier of Brazier Scaffolding for the use of these photos.

freestanding facade scaffold
The freestanding façade scaffold measured 140 metres long by 18 metres high


Cape Campbell Lighthouse

Cape Campbell Lighthouse required maintenance work and Scaffold Marlborough were asked to provide access for contractors. Located about 50 kilometres from Blenheim, the 116 year old lighthouse marks the southern approaches to Cook Strait. Built on a hill, 47 metres above sea level, the lighthouse takes a hammering from weather. Demanned in 1986, the automated lighthouse is fitted with a 24 volt flashing LED beacon. Continue reading