Scaffolding And Doing Temporary Work On Historic Buildings

It takes a lot of effort and time to create effective schemes that essentially conserve historic buildings. However, it appears that both scaffolding and temporary works have received little attention as approaches for handling historic buildings. These two are actually the means by which conservation schemes are effectively implemented. It is paramount to ensure that Read More

The 4 Greatest Reasons Why Acrow Props Are Your Buliders Mate

Acrow props were first introduced in the 1930s by a Swiss gentleman called William de Vigier. His idea for a more stable and stronger prop to use in construction seemed to him to be the way forward for the construction industry. At the time, not everybody agreed with him, but 80 years later Acrow props Read More

6 Safety Tips to Remember When Working With Scaffolding

Whether you are considering scaffolding for a private job or for a commercial property, you should ensure that your scaffolding meets the same requirements as those erected by a professional Australian scaffolding company. In fact, considering these safety concerns as being different is complete folly, and the same precautions should be taken when using scaffolding. Read More

5 Tips For Hiring Scaffolding For Less In Melbourne

Whether you are a homeowner looking to stay safe during DIY or a builder looking to increase your productivity, finding quality scaffolding at the right price is key. Here are five no-nonsense tips for hiring scaffolding for less in Melbourne. Tip #1. Only Hire From A Firm With Public Liability Insurance To minimize your costs, Read More

Various Options For Construction Scaffolding Designs

There are different scaffolding designs that can be used on a construction site. These provide platforms for workers and building materials as they work. These different designs include static and rolling among other designs that we will look into. Scaffolds are not only used for construction purposes, but are also used for repair work; used Read More


Western Scaffold was proud to receive a special award from Carlisle Homes at the Supplier of the Year Awards in Docklands, Melbourne on 7th August 2015. Chris Theofanidou, Managing Director was presented with the Carlisle Homes Elite Supplier Award 2015. It is the second year in a row that Western Scaffold has been recognised by Read More

Top 5 Tips: How to Plan for Scaffolding the Simple Way

1. GET EXPERT ADVICE Western Scaffold’s team of experienced and qualified scaffolders has delivered over 10,000 scaffold installations across Victoria. We will listen to your needs and advise you of the most efficient scaffolding solution possible for your site and trades. We will also discuss with you how, and when, scaffolding falls within your building Read More