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The Significance of Scaffolding

Updated: Jun 20, 2023

A scaffolding structure is something that is very familiar on many construction sites and is important for a multitude of reasons. Scaffolding is commonly used for constructing high buildings, renovations, inspections, repairs and maintenance, or can be used for any task that may require trade workers to work in high or hard to reach areas. In this blog post we want to discuss the significance of scaffolding and why it's so important to the construction industry. So let's dive in...

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Why is scaffolding so vital in construction?

Scaffolding allows buildings to safely erect large construction buildings allowing safety during this process.

Fast project completion

On a busy project which requires multiple bodies working at one time, scaffolding is the most convenient method of allowing everyone on site to be able to manoeuvre quickly and easily.

Metal scaffolding can also be erected and dismantled fairly quickly prior to and after a project is complete. With No1 scaffolding, we have a big team of scaffolders in Sussex that work carefully to dismantle your project, ensuring thorough care is taken when doing so while also guaranteeing a good turnaround from start to finish.

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Working at height can never guarantee zero risk, but ensuring that every safety precaution is taken is a must for your workforce. With a scaffolding structure, you can stay assured that your workers will have a level area to work on when working at height, significantly reducing the risk of falling or injuries.

While one may argue that a ladder could also be used to get a job done, workers using ladders would have difficulty balancing themselves, particularly during adverse weather conditions, which would further put workers at risk.


Utilising a scaffolding structure allows workers to easily access high up areas but also provides a stable platform to work on. Metal scaffolding has a high carrying capacity which allows for multiple people to work simultaneously, which not only speeds up the time it takes for a project to be completed but also can be used to keep tools and equipment in an easily accessible place.

Every project that is put into place by No1 Scaffolding includes a working platform, with toe boards and stop ends. We also include handrails for safety with scaffolding lifts put into place where required. We are fully adaptable with our clients, so no project is too big or too small and for any last-minute changes, you can call our contact centre for quick response!

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As your Scaffolding experts, we want to ensure that we thoroughly understand every element to provide safe, secure and reliable scaffolding solutions. We want to ensure that your scaffolding is built to last, so that you can rest easy and let us do the hard work!

For your free quote, contact one of the team today on 0333 090 5046 or email

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