birdcage scaffold

birdcage scaffold

A temporary platform, which supports workers and materials, and has more than two rows of upright posts and cross-pieces.
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Mr Justice Stuart-Smith said: "The birdcage scaffold enclosed the heaters so that they were only a short distance above the surface of the scaffold's floor.
Patrick Parsons has opened offices in Chester and Huddersfield in the last year, and has worked on projects such as the refurbishment of The Central in Gateshead, the creation of the birdcage scaffold in the Theatre Royal, and heritage projects such as the ongoing restoration and engineering work at Durham Cathedral.