Bridging at Base of Tower Scaffold
Hathway House is new build scheme located in West London, near Westbourn Park tube station. The project will boast 79 luxury residential homes once completed, as well as 23,000 sqft of commercial space. The main tower area of the project is to be 14 storeys high and will be complete with a bespoke rooftop garden.
Due to the imposed loads at the base of the scaffold along the 14 storey tower area, Node Scaffold Design were approached to provide full design and calculations for the project to ensure adequate backpropping could be installed beneath the scaffold, where required. As well as this, the scaffold had to be erected from the podium slab along two of the tower elevations where structural voids existed.
This required a heavy duty bridging scheme to be installed, allowing the 14 storey access scaffold to be punched from this beam system. Full 3D scaffold design and analysis was completed, and submitted to the clients structural engineers to allow them to check any clashes with existing structure as well as confirm the setting out of any backpropping required.