Old Arts College, Newport

Contractor

Beachdale Construction

Scope of Work

The repair and refurbishment of the roof, external facade and internal fabric of a listed building.  The building is of historical importance to the community of Newport. 

A challenge of the project was that as the building is listed, it was not possible to install mechanical ties to the external facade. 

Scaffolding work supplied included: –

  • The provision of a Haki 750 Temporary Roof, built to a span of 35m and partly off a 25m spine beam
  • An External Perimeter Access Scaffolding, fully boarded at 2m lifts
  • Free standing scaffolding, supporting the temporary roof, restrained by a 40 Ton weight Kentledge, designed Buttress.
  • Stair Tower
  • Ladder Towers
  • Access scaffolding cantilevered from windows to eaves of main roof
  • Internal Birdcages
  • Crash Decks
  • Designed bridge access structures
  • Design structure to a hoist supporting an imposed load of 1.5 Tons.