To assist our client primary contractor WH Kirkwood with restoring the historic boathouse and provide a scaffold solution that can structurally support the building integrity throughout the restoration works. Enigma recommended the unique in-house galvanised K2 System, due to boasting a 50% greater load capacity when compared to alternative scaffold systems. During the building refurbishment and foundations being re-instated, the scaffold needs to safely support the structure’s 300-tonne load to prevent the boathouse from collapsing. K2 System Scaffold utilises fewer standards to permit greater load capacity, and the 2-metre lifts and 3-metre wide bays are compatible with HAKI Stair Towers. To provide safe, efficient access/egress for workers with their activities on-site.
The K2 access solution enables the client to remove crumbling render on the exterior of the building before being clad in timber ply to help strengthen the structure. Additionally, to make the building water-tight, safe rooftop access permitted the removal of roof tiles before installing protective sheeting.
Also, to showcase the West Boathouse history, the Enigma design team provided a scaffold solution to safely accommodate vinyl banners hung from buttresses displaying promotional marketing material to the general public. Additionally, safety netting was attached to the scaffold to help protect passers-by in the surrounding public park from the potential danger of falling debris.