Case Study

Temporary Roof, Finchley

Project Name: Fitzjohn Avenue
Location:Finchley, North London
Client:AEM Contractors
Duration: 6 Months
Project Value: £26,000

We were appointed to supply and erect a temporary roof over the top of the a large residential property in Finchley, North London. The property had suffered fire damage resulting in the roof needing to be replaced.

Scope of Works

Erect 6 fully boarded elevations at the front and the back of the property to allow the workers a safe working platform to replace the roof.

Extend the scaffold up past the existing damaged pitched roof leaving a meter of clearance.

Span across the front and back scaffolds with ladder beams.

Cover the ladder beams with corrugated steel sheeting. The corrugated sheets are overlapped by 150mm and then attached to the beam using wriggly clips.

Encapsulate the top 2 lifts of the scaffold with flame retardant Monarflex.

Install security system on the scaffold to detect intruders.

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