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Scaffold Tower

  • Alloy Components
  • Through The Trapdoor (3T) System
  • 3.2m to 14.2m Working Heights
  • Single & Double Width Platforms
  • 1.8m & 2.5m Deck Lengths
  • EN 1004 Class 3 Compliant
  • Quick & Easy Assembly
  • Save 39% on Average UK Price
  • Hire for DIY or Trade

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Platform Height: 1.2m.
Working Height: 3.2m.

24 HOURS
£93.88
£56.91
48 HOURS
£93.88
£56.91
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£93.88
£56.91
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£98.82
£59.91
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Tower

Needed to paint the gable end of my property so i got in touch with national's live chat and gave them all the details of what i needed to hire and they got it all sorted for me in no time. Tower came on time and i had it put up within the hour.

Jonesy

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Arranged a booking for a mobile tower scaffold. NTHS is an excellent company to deal with every time!

David

Lightweight Tower Review

good alloy towers. not heavy, easy to build and safe. didn't get in the way on site when taken downn as parts arent too chunky on their own. cheap delivery too.

Dave Jones

  • Aluminium Scaffold Tower Hire

    Access towers for height & reach

    We have scaffold tower hire available nationwide. Towers provide a much safer and secure means of working at heights – at home and on-site. They are self-build and easy to assemble. Alloy towers are ideal for working safely and comfortably. They are also incredibly sturdy and easy to move to new areas because of the wheels at the base. These platforms are ideal for overhead installations, decorating jobs, repairs, construction projects and more. You can use them both indoors and outdoors, and they are suitable for up to two users at once.

    Our aluminium towers use the 3T (Through The Trapdoor) method. 3T offers safe and secure access to the platform through a trapdoor. You climb the built-in ladder system from inside the frame of the tower. You reach the work platform internally and in stages. 3T prevents you from climbing up the outside of the scaffolding, which could result in a fall from a height.

    When assembling the structure, you can install platforms at different heights. For example, when you climb up the built-in ladder, you can access the lower level platform through a trapdoor. From there, you can climb up further to a higher platform. This ensures that the structure of the tower fully supports you as you climb up to the top.

    You can book a hire online. Simply use the drop-down selectors to choose the height, width and platform length that you require. Then, click book hire to go through to the checkout. We work with a network of depots allowing you to hire your equipment Monday to Friday and Saturdays with next day delivery.

    Understanding tower sizes

    Towers are available in a wide range of sizes. The ‘Tower Height’ is measured to the of the top handrail, which is 1m above the platform, where your feet will be. The ‘working height’ of a tower is 1m above the handrail. This is going by the average person having a reach of about 2m. So, for example, if you need to reach 6m up for a job, a 5.2m tower height would be perfect for you. All towers above 9.7m are only recommended for internal use.

    We supply ‘double width (1.45m)’ and ‘single width (0.93m)’, and with a choice of either a 2.5m or 1.8m long work platform. Normal width towers provide plenty of space for workers and equipment, so they are ideal for many different jobs. You can use narrow width towers in stairwells, alleys, corridors, and confined forecourts. They are compact enough to use safely in tighter spaces.

    Tower Heights: 2.2m, 2.7m, 3.2m, 3.7m, 4.2m, 4.7m, 5.2m, 5.7m, 6.2m, 6.7m, 7.2m, 7.7m, 8.2m, 8.7m, 9.2m, 9.7m, 10.2m, 10.7m, 11.2m, 11.7m, 12.2m, 12.7m & 13.2m.

    How to use an access tower safely

    Our tower scaffolds have colour coded bracing to assist quick and easy assembly. The platforms are fitted with a wind lock to ensure extra stability and durability. Safety toe boards, stabilisers and adjustable locking castors are also provided. These features ensure a convenient and practical solution to your access problems. They also assist your safety and security. Each tower, regardless of size, has a maximum total safe working load of 950kg. 950kg is the full load that you can place on the castors. When checking the SWL for your tower, you must first deduct the towers' self-weight from the overall SWL. This gives you the maximum payload of the user, plus tools and materials.

    When you build your tower, ensure that the ground or surface is firm and level. A good surface maintains tower stability. Do not use objects like bricks, slabs, or boards to level the ground, raise the tower height, or take the weight of any part of the tower. If stabilisers are specified in the component guide, use them. Never use a tower as support for ladders, trestles, or other access equipment.

    When you build the structure, use all of the components that are supplied. Each part ensures that the tower is of adequate strength, so the tower could fail if any sections are left out. Likewise, if you think you are missing any sections or have been provided with broken or incompatible parts, contact us before using the equipment.

    When you want to move an erected tower, reduce the height to at least 4m first. Look out for power cable and other obstructions overhead. Holding on to the base, push or pull the tower manually to move it across a flat surface. Do not move a tower if anyone or anything is on the platform.

    When working outdoors, do not use a tower in strong winds.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do you need to be qualified to build a scaffold tower?

    If on-site or in a workplace, the person building the tower should be trained and competent. The most recognised qualification for anyone erecting, dismantling, altering, moving, and inspecting a tower scaffold is the PASMA Towers for Users course. It is a one day course. Once you complete the theory and practical sessions successfully, you receive a PASMA PhotoCard and Certificate with a five-year validity period.

    If you are a DIY customer using a tower on private land, qualification or training is not a necessity. However, it is still recommended.

    How much is it to hire a tower?

    It is not expensive to hire a tower. It costs more to hire taller towers, however, we do not charge different rates for different deck widths or lengths. Many companies work to minimum rental periods of six to eight weeks and charge a fixed sum. We offer a more flexible weekly minimum period for scaffold towers, which is ideal for short-term projects and domestic use.

    What is the difference between 'Standard' and 'Narrow' width towers?

    Our ‘standard width’ towers are 1.45m wide. This gives you plenty of space for workers and tools. Our ‘narrow width’ towers are 0.93m – they are designed for use in areas with restricted amounts of space.

    What is the choice of deck size?

    You can select a 1.8m deck or a 2.5m deck.

    Do the towers have an integrated ladder system?

    Yes. All of our towers have an integrated ladder system that allows access to the platform.

    What is 'Working Height'?

    ‘Working height’ is a term that refers to the height that the tower gives you safe access to work at. Our towers are measured up to their top handrail. The working height is 1 metre above that – as you can reach up and safely work on something overhead at the height of 1m above the handrail.

    Do I need to hire anything else?

    No. Although if you are transporting tools, equipment and supplies up the tower, we recommend that you hire a pulley or hoist system. Hoists are safer than trying to carry the tools up the tower as you ascend. You can use a tool belt to carry small hand tools up the tower.

    Can I hire for less than a week?

    Yes. You can hire for a single day or longer. Weekly only rates reflect a large discount. It is the lowest price available for an item and cannot be reduced further for shorter periods. If you want to book a weekly only item for a shorter period, you can, and you can off-hire at any time. However, if you book the item for less than 7 days, the weekly hire rate would still apply as a minimum charge. You will also be contracted to the period you select, and you will not be permitted to keep the item in use beyond your original booking without extending the hire first.

    Can I collect from store?

    Yes, you can. However, you would need suitable transport, as our access tower kits would not fit into a car. Our Hire Team would be able to recommend if your transport would be suitable for transporting a tower.

    Can you deliver to my home or work site?

    Yes, we can. We can deliver to most areas in the UK mainland – to your home or work site.

    How do you build a mobile scaffold tower?

    Follow the manufacturer's instructions. There are user manuals for the Eiger 500 single width 3T and the Eiger 500 double width 3T towers available. These are our most popular models, but alternatives may differ. We also have a how to guide online. Scaffold tower hire near me.

  • Based On: Pop Up Products Eiger 500

    Single Width

    1.8m Length Option
    Overall Length: 1,885mm
    Overall Width: 930mm
    Platform Dimensions: 1,700mm x 600mm
    Weight Per Platform: 275KG

    2.5m Length Option
    Overall Length: 2,585mm
    Overall Width: 930mm
    Platform Dimensions: 2,400mm x 600mm
    Weight Per Platform: 275KG

    Double Width

    1.8m Length Option
    Overall Length: 1,885mm
    Overall Width: 1,530mm
    Platform Dimensions: 1,700mm x 600mm
    Weight Per Platform: 275KG

    2.5m Length Option
    Overall Length: 2,585mm
    Overall Width: 1,530mm
    Platform Dimensions: 2,400mm x 600mm
    Weight Per Platform: 275KG

    Please note: This product description and specification is based on the model most widely stocked across our network of partner stores. Alternative brands of equivalent specification may be supplied based on location and availability.

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  • Deck Width: 0.93m
  • Deck Length: 1.8m
  • Tower Height: 2.2m
  • Working Height: 3.2m
  • Platform Height: 1.2m
Saturday Same-Day Hire is only available as Click & Collect. If you require delivery/collection by us, please select Friday as the start date and Saturday as the end date (for no extra cost).
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