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  • GM Takes Metropolitan Hotel Scaffold Design to Infinity

    GM Takes Metropolitan Hotel Scaffold Design to Infinity

    The Metropolitan Hotel, on the corner of George and Bridge Streets in Sydney, thought to have been built around 1876, recently underwent a refurbishment to refresh gaming areas, bar areas and the rooftop terrace.

    Consistent with the architecture of the era, the building’s north west corner is curved. With a normal scaff system, walkways that can only be joined at 90-degree angles create a gap between the platform and the building, and consequently a tripping and fall hazard. Infinitiy looked to GM Scaffolding for a system built with Proscaf to protect the building as well as keep the project on schedule. See how they did it.

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  • Innovative Scaffold Bridge Keeps Hyde Park Running

    Innovative Scaffold Bridge Keeps Hyde Park Running

    On the Hyde Park leg of the 2019 Sydney Running Festival, organisers faced the need for accommodating over-road race access across Park Street.

    They engaged with Baulkham Hills scaffolding company GM Scaffolding for a bridge design that could simultaneously take the weight of several runners as well as support crew and camera motorcycles. And the bridge needed to span the wide road clearly without any angled underside support structures that would hamper the flow of vehicular traffic below.

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