Case Studies in Heritage and Archaeological

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Standing tall?

Using: Secure Site Store – 10ft x 8ft x 9ft 6in High Cube Sometimes a little more height is needed. That’s why we have some high cube versions of the standard 10ft x 8ft. Being more than foot taller inside,with their elevated roofs, they will hold higher items such as a 2.7 tonne mini excavator,…

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Universal roadside storage

Using: Secure Site Store – 10ft x 8ft We have more of these handy storage units on the hire fleet than just about anything else. A perennial favourite with roadside crews such as gas, water and civil, they can be moved and re-sited with a half decent HIAB, even when they’ve been loaded up with…

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Enough is enough

Using: Secure Site Store – 8ft x 8ft Sometimes, enough is enough. For instance if you have a piece of machinery that you need to keep secured that’s just less than 8 feet long, why would you clutter things up with a storage unit that’s any bigger than absolutely necessary? Because almost inevitably, you’ll either…

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Just enough room to squeeze one in?

Using: Secure Site Store – 8ft x 6ft A lot of job sites, particularly ones in urban environs, suffer with the twin curses of little spare space and lots of crime and vandalism. Our 8ft x 6ft stores can provide the answer, with a good bit of storage space in a compact package. Being only…

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No room at the Inn? – A tale of 2 trades.

Using: Secure Site Store – 8ft x 5ft Pub refits are very often a high pressure activity, because every day or night they’re not open for refreshment, the precious clientele can slip away, with the risk they may never return. This can put considerable strain on the project. Add that a case where there is…

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Hallowed ground – Keeping it green

Using: TuffTrak®ST Anyone who’s ever been in a sports club with grass space involved will know just how tense everybody gets when an activity gets mentioned that could jeopardise the welfare of that holy green turf. We can only imagine the scenes at the committee meeting in Thames Ditton when our clients plan to bring…

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Mum’s and push chairs – An access challenge

Using: Walkovers Tough time constraints and ever more restrictive budgets rule out some of the traditional temporary works options. Like when a local sports centre embarked on some minor external alterations to make way for a new ‘soft-play’ area inside. As you might imagine, the local parents were fully supportive of the scheme as a…

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Support of a scaffolding section – Parliament Square, Westminster

Using: Out size and odd sized plates The Palace of Westminster is a fine old building but certainly requires a fair bit of upkeep. It’s importance, size and position in one of the busiest parts of the nation’s capital, not to mention sensitive security issues, presents those charged with its care with some very particular…

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Brighton Pier – Sussex

Using: 3.5 tonne drop side c/w HIAB (Lorry Loading Crane) 2.5m x 1.25m x 12mm (8ft x 4ft x 1/2 inch) – Steel If you’ve ever been on a seaside pier, in this case Brighton Pier,  and looked up at the massive rides and associated structures, and then looked down at slatted wooden walkways and…

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Stately Home Gardens renovation – Surrey Hills

Using: Ground Mats (GPRM) A client working through a range of landscaping projects within one large garden complex needed a mitigation for the sizes and types of plant and machinery that were to be required throughout the works. Plus an area for parking tradesmen vans was needed. Because the activity was moving around the site,…

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