Location: The Strand, London
Australia House is the oldest Australian diplomatic mission and it is the longest continuously occupied foreign mission in London.
The building was designed by Scots architects, A. Marshal Mackenzie and Son, following an architectural competition and is now on the UK statutory list of Government buildings as a Category II building.
This prestigious landmark is want under a full external and internal refurbishment undertaken by main contractors Kier Wallis and GKR Scaffolding are the appointed scaffold contractor. GKR have supplied the main gantry scaffold to allow the access and distribution of material through the building for the refurbishment to every level.
Scope of Works
- Gantry is supporting the on-site accommodation, a 1500kg hoist and beam hoist with additional access to the roof level gained by the addition of a HAKI stairtower
- Both the HAKI stairtower and Hoist Run off raise 32.00m to the roof level and also to gain access into 2no lightwells that were fully decorated and their windows replaced
- Full scaffolds to all internal lightwells