Pickering Scaffolding Rescues Dandy’s Furniture Store in Barrow-in-Furness

Dandy’s Furniture Store in Barrow in Furness faced a critical structural challenge when the brick ties of its building failed unexpectedly. The compromised stability of the facade demanded urgent attention, as the safety of the structure was at risk. Recognizing the gravity of the situation, Dandy’s Furniture Store sought the expertise of Pickering Scaffolding to provide a swift and effective solution.

Challenge: The sudden failure of brick ties jeopardized the stability of Dandy’s Furniture Store, necessitating immediate intervention. With the potential risks associated with a compromised facade, it was imperative to secure the structure promptly. This situation demanded not only technical expertise but also a rapid response to minimize downtime for the store.

Solution: Pickering Scaffolding, the scaffolding experts in Barrow came to the rescue. We quickly assessed the situation and devised a comprehensive plan to support the facade while maintenance work was carried out. The team at Pickering Scaffolding worked closely with Dandy’s Furniture Store and local authorities to implement a solution that prioritized safety, speed, and minimal disruption to the surrounding area.

Key Steps Taken:

  1. Urgent Site Assessment: We conducted a thorough on-site assessment to understand the extent of the damage and identify the specific requirements for stabilizing the facade.
  2. Customized Scaffolding Design: Based on the assessment, Pickering Scaffolding designed a customized scaffolding structure tailored to the unique needs of Dandy’s Furniture Store. This included secure supports to ensure the stability of the building during maintenance.
  3. Coordination with Local Authorities: Given the urgency of the situation, Pickering Scaffolding coordinated with local authorities to facilitate a temporary road closure to ensure the safety of pedestrians and nearby buildings during the scaffolding installation.
  4. Efficient Installation: The experienced team at Pickering Scaffolding implemented the designed solution efficiently, working around the clock to expedite the process.
  5. Timely Completion: Despite the complexity of the task, Pickering Scaffolding successfully completed the installation within a couple of days, meeting the tight deadline and allowing Dandy’s Furniture Store to resume its operations promptly.

The collaboration between Pickering Scaffolding and Dandy’s Furniture Store not only averted a potential disaster but also showcased the effectiveness of rapid response and efficient project execution. The successful installation of the facade support allowed Dandy’s Furniture Store to reopen its doors to customers within a short timeframe, minimizing financial losses and preserving its reputation for reliability.

If you’re looking for scaffolding in Barrow or the surrounding areas get in touch with a member of the team who will be happy to provide a free quote. We provide all sorts of scaffold from temporary roofs to supports.