• Cabot Circus - Broadmead

    Contractor -Sir Robert McAlpine

    The challenge was to provide mast climber platform access to a new build residential block being erected from a podium on one of the busiest junctions in Bristol. The access was required to follow the building as it was progressively erected. The MCWP was to facilitate access as the concrete structure completes, and for the first, second and final fix of the cladding each phase increasing the circumference of this egg shaped building. Challenges The building was egg shaped on...
  • Double trouble at Canary Wharf

    Contractor - John Sisk and Son Limited

    Both Bovis Construction and John Sisk Contractors were building adjacent to each other. PHD were called upon to surmount this challenge where 2 adjoining builds clashed. Challanges Bovis Construction were building adjacent to John Sisk Contractors Hotel Project The block they were building was 12 # floors higher and would not complete before the Hotel opened. Access would have to be over the hotel and there was a problem over air rights. The incumbent...
  • Vosper Thorneycroft Portsmouth

    Contractor - Skyform

    A new assembly hall was erected to accommodate the construction of a large order for New Destroyers. Not only was the programme tight but the mast climbers had to fit in tight spaces in between buildings. Two mast climbing platforms were supplied to either side of teh building and leapfrogged to suit the progress of the cladding team. David Thompson (Director Skyform) said that the we worked well with the team and got the job done in record time. 
  • Swale River Crossing Flyover - Isle of Sheppy

    Contractor - Edmund Nuttall Ltd.

    The project was to provide safe access for each phase of the progressive construction of 18 pairs of support piers to the A249 Swale Bypass crossing onto the Isle of Sheppy. Challenges Columns max 30m high tapered from 3.85m to 3m. Access required at multi level for steel fixing shuttering and concrete pour. Five sets of piers were founded in the river. High payload required. Power required for tools on platform. Demanding programme – required quick erect and...
  • Slough

    Contractor - 

    PHD provided a complete access solution to this residential development opposite Slough Railway station. The strategic combination of system scaffold and Mast Climbing Work Platforms proved to be a winning formula achieving significant improvement on programmed time.