Temporary works is a widely used expression in the construction industry. It can encompass supporting or protecting an existing structure or the permanent works during construction; supporting an item of plant or equipment; supporting the vertical sides or side-slopes of an excavation; or to provide access. The construction of most types of permanent works will require the use of some form of temporary works. The correct design and use of temporary works is essential to of risk prevention and mitigation in construction.
Examples of temporary works include:
|Temporary Slopes||Stock Piles|
|Site Hoarding and Signage||Site Fencing|
|Tower Crane Bases||Supports|
|Anchors and Ties for Construction Hoists and Mast Climbing Work Platforms (MCWPs)||Groundworks to provide suitable locations for plant erection, e.g. Mobile Cranes and Piling Rigs.|
Temporary works design
DGP Infrastructure can offer a design service in all Temporary Works Design activities.
Our team offers many years of experience in both engineering and management. Working closely with our clients to understand their particular requirements we will prepare and provide solutions that best suit the site restrictions, whilst providing an innovative, cost-effective and compliant solution.
We have experienced operational staff and Temporary Works Co-ordinators to offer and execute workable solutions for a wide range of clients.