GEORGE LAW LTD, Building and Civil Engineering

Barking Switch House External Refurbishment

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Completed North Elevation

National Grid Plc
£1,000,000 (over 3 years)
1990 Minor Works
January 2009

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Using Articulated Boom

National Grid is one of the world’s largest utilities, owning and operating gas and electricity transmission and gas distribution networks across the United Kingdom.

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Using Soft Scissor Lift

They have a heavy focus on delivering energy safely, reliably, responsibly and efficiently and as such demand the highest standards from their supply chain with regards to health and safety, quality and environmental.

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Hanging Scaffold

This project, one of many undertaken by George Law Ltd, was to refurbish the external concrete render, paint and apply protective coatings to the Barking 132kv Switch House.  In total, over 6,000m2 of repairs and coatings were applied on this continuously functioning building over a 3 year period.

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Completed West Elevation

Due to a verity of external fixtures and fittings, several methods of access had to be used to complete the works, these included:-

•    Cradles
•    Hanging Scaffold
•    Articulated Boom
•    Sofft Scissor Lifts
•    Mobile Tower Scaffold