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Lincoln
INSULATION & ASBESTOS SERVICES
Crofton Drive, Allenby Road Industrial Estate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN3 4NJ
FABRICATION
Beevor Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK LN6 7DJ
SCAFFOLDING
Greetwell Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN3 4NH

London
B.W. House, 1 Lea Road, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1AS

Northampton
The Scorpion Centre, 19-21 Hartburn Close, Crow Lane Industrial Estate, Northamptonshire NN3 9UE

Huddersfield
Heritage Exchange, Wellington Mills, Plover Road, Lindley, Huddersfield, HD3 3HR

BISHOPS PALACE

Project: Stonework Inspection

Client: English Heritage

Location: Bishops Palace, Lincoln

English Heritage engaged Rilmac to erect access scaffolding throughout the Bishops Palace site in Lincoln as part of a vital stonework inspection project.  There are a number of reasons for the inspection, including public safety at this popular tourist venue.

The Palace was originally built in 1163, and ‘modernised’ in the 1430s and creates special challenges for the scaffolding team.  Access to areas where the final scaffolding was required was an early challenge on site.  Temporary scaffolding needed to be built so that materials could be manoeuvred down to levels where English Heritage needed to work.

Additionally, due to the nature of the building, Rilmac were unable to tie anything to the stonework and vital buttressing needed to be designed to keep the scaffolding safely in place, standing independently.

As members of the public will be accessing some areas of the Palace during the inspection hoarding was required to seal off the scaffold, and additional ladder security has been included.

This is a rare project and Rilmac Scaffolding are proud to have been selected by English Heritage for the work.

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Contact Numbers

Rilmac Scaffolding - Lincoln
Greetwell Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN3 4NH

Tel: 01522 545680
Fax: 01522 516530

Rilmac Scaffolding - London
B.W. House, 1 Lea Road, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1AS

Tel: 0203 553 1283

Rilmac Scaffolding - Northampton
7 Edgemead Close, Round Spinney, Northampton, Northants, NN3 8RG

Tel: 01604 659 788

Rilmac Scaffolding - Huddersfield
Heritage Exchange, Wellington Mills, Plover Road, Lindley, Huddersfield, HD3 3HR

Rilmac Holdings LTD
Crofton Drive, Allenby Road Industrial Estate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN3 4NJ

Tel: 01522 531711
Fax: 01522 510291

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