What are the rules surrounding scaffolding?

When they need scaffolding Blythe based clients contact us. We have broad experience in and knowledge of the scaffold industry. This allows us to create some of the most effective solutions you can find. It doesn’t matter what the reason is for using them; users always feel confident when working on our scaffolds.

There are various rules and regulations around scaffolding. Users must know what they are in order to avoid trouble. We look at some of the most frequently asked questions below. Read on if you wish to improve your knowledge of using scaffold.


We’ll start by looking at whether you require a licence for scaffolding. Scaffolders or builders may erect scaffolding inside the boundaries of a property. If they do this, they won’t need a licence. However, a section of the scaffolding may have to go onto the road or the pavement outside the property. In these cases, those in charge must obtain a licence from the local council.

Who needs to worry about health and safety?

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Now it’s time to see who holds responsibility for health and safety. There could be a project taking place at someone’s house that isn’t connected to a business. In this scenario, those responsible for safety are the contractor, scaffolder, and builder. The rules change for companies, partnerships, or individuals performing construction for a business. According to The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, estate and rental agents, landlords, and property developers must suitably manage a project.

At HS Scaffolding, we understand the importance of stability and safety with scaffold. In addition to erecting it, our team will make sure that your structure is suitable for use. This is part of our commitment to providing a comprehensive service. It makes us the best name for scaffolding Blythe has to offer.

If there is anything you would like to discuss with us, feel free to get in touch with us anytime.