Scaffolding firm aims for the top

A scaffolding firm from Whitby is looking to scale new heights after being nominated for a national award.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 15th January 2016, 10:51 am
Updated Friday, 15th January 2016, 10:54 am

Tiger Scaffolding has been named as a finalist in the Construction News Specialist Awards.

The company has made the shortlist out of a record number of entries in the 
Access and Scaffolding Specialist category.

It had to make a presentation and showcase some of its projects to be in with a chance of making the select few.

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Because of the nature of the projects that Tiger Scaffolding takes on a lot of its work is done outside of Whitby and they can be contracted to jobs anywhere between Newcastle and Hull.

For example, the two projects pictured show the specialist scaffolding which had to be put up to allow works to be done at Springhead pumping station in Hull and the North Yorkshire County Council offices in Northallerton.

Tiger Scaffolding will now have face to face judging in front of a 57-strong panel drawn from the largest construction firms in the UK and leaders of the country’s major construction projects such as Network Rail and Canary Wharf contractors.

Mark Parkin, managing director along with Barry Brown, told the Gazette: “We are delighted to be finalists for the Construction News Awards.We have nurtured our business from its original concept to the industry recognised brand that it is today.

“It is such an honour to have our hard work and efforts recognised within the industry, and to be competing in the same arena as some of the largest scaffolding companies in the country.

“We have clear vision about where we are taking our business and are continually taking progressive steps to ensure we are at the forefront of our industry. We are passionate about our work, striving to ensure that we are exceeding industry best practice standards.”

Mark is a national committee member on The Scaffolding Association which means Tiger is also involved in making positive changes and improving the understanding, safety and standards of scaffolding across the industry.