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Robust and safe kentledge hoarding from Perimeters

All Kentledge solutions are not equal

Kentledge based hoarding can be a great solution.  Using concrete ballast blocks, Kentledge as they are known, avoids digging. Also avoided are subsurface services,  ground repair and even uncovering ordinance.  Where a site is to be progressively reconfigured during a build, a kentledge solution enables the hoarding to be easily reshaped. not equally safe But all kentledge solutions are not equal.  And more importantly not equally safe.  Perimeters uses blocks weighing between 750kg and 1300kg.  The amount of kentledge we use varies according to the the demands of the situation.  A hoarding...

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Hoarding wind loads not taken lightly in England’s windiest county

Managing hoarding wind loads is a key challenge for any site that requires securing.  With more than 10 years' experience in construction site hoarding in Cornwall, Perimeter's has proven again and again it is up to that challenge. According to Met Office data, Cornwall lifts the crown as England's windiest county.  In fact with average wind speeds being between 10 and 20 knots, 80% of the county has higher average wind speeds than England's windiest city, Liverpool (average wind speed 11.8 knots).   Calm isn't a  word that springs to mind considering the...

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Artfully decorated Perimeters plastic hoarding

Be considerate, Re-usable Site Hoarding is more fun, safer and better for the environment

Perimeters working with Kier delivered a few cheerful additions to the play area at Trevithick School in Camborne.  Perimeters installed its reusable hoarding across a playground and adjacent field. This turned what could have been a monotone barrier into something all together more jazzy. An imaginative frieze now decorates the site hoarding that protects the play area from the ongoing construction work. The frieze is already encouraging the tots to channel their "Messi"ness on the playground as well as in art class.  Ball marks pattern the age appropriate sized goal.  A...

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Plymouth Hoarding from Perimeters

Plymouth Hoarding : Perimeters keeps the kids playing

It's well known, kids and construction sites shouldn't mix. That's where the right hoarding solution comes in. It's not only the welfare of children that's at stake. The liability and reputation of the construction firm is also at stake.  But urgent needs can put kids in close proximity to construction. In Plymouth Hoarding has traditionally meant timber. However timber hoarding deteriorates and splinters as it weathers.  Steve Hoskin Construction were looking for something more sensitive to the surroundings of the work they undertook in PL2. To start with Steve Hoskin Construction googled "Plastic Hoarding" where they...

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