Nationwide Suppliers of Scaffolding, Temporary Fencing, Groundworks and Edge Protection Solutions

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leading uk supplier

Altrad Beaver84 are the leading, nationwide supplier, of scaffolding, temporary fencing, groundworks and edge protection solution for both hire and sale.

nationwide branch network

Our Nationwide branch network provides full UK coverage – get the equipment you need, wherever you need.

support for your business

We offer a full range of engineering, design and business services, providing you the best possible support for your business.

Our Story

A little insight into what makes us the leading provider…

With over 30 years in the industry, Altrad Beaver84 is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of temporary fencing, excavation safety equipment, scaffolding and Edge Protection Solutions.

Our Services

Our dedicated, experienced and knowledgeable team can support you in sourcing a range of top quality products to suit any budget. We can advise and assist on any project from fencing wind calculations to designs for system scaffold, excavation safety and edge protection, all the while working to your schedule to ensure you meet your project deadline.

Quality, Safety Tested Products

We only include quality, safety assured equipment across our entire product range for both hire and sale. We also supply several industry-leading innovations such as Plettac Contur: the No. 1 Multidirectional System Scaffold and market-leading Edge Protection Solutions that protect against the industry’s biggest killer; falls from height.

Full UK Coverage & Hiab Fleet

With branches nationwide we have full UK coverage to ensure that your equipment is delivered wherever and whenever you need it. Our dedicated Hiab fleet means we also offer extremely competitively priced logistics.

Our Customers

Our products and services have been used across many industries and disciplines including piling & shoring, shipbuilding & offshore platforms, house-building, civil engineering, inspection & maintenance, high profile events and brand activations. We are also preferred supplier for many national companies in the construction, utilities and civil engineering fields.

Training & Toolbox Talks

When you hire or purchase equipment from Altrad Beaver84 we offer a range of on-site toolbox talks as well as free accredited training on our Edge Protection Solutions.

Credit & Finance Facilities

Subject to satisfactory credit checks and approval we are happy to provide direct credit facilities for the purchase and/or hire of equipment. For larger sale purchases we can advise on finance options such as long term loan lease agreements.

Accreditations, Memberships & Associations

Altrad Beaver84 is accredited to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007.

Altrad Beaver84 is also a full member of the National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC), founding member of the Edge Protection Federation (EPF) and member of the Fleet Transport Association (FTA).
In addition, we are assessed to Silver Level of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) and a self-assessed Silver member of the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS) as well as a Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) Champion.

Altrad Beaver84 Plettac Contur is a CISRS recognised and NASC approved modular scaffolding system which meets all requirements of BS EN 12810 and BS EN 12811.

Altrad Beaver84 Ltd is an Altrad Group company. The Altrad group is the worldwide leader of construction equipment and services with a presence in over 100 countries.

Our Company History

How we got to where we are today…

  • 1984

    Beaver 84 founded and opens first depot in Grays, Essex, which incorporated head office

  • 1985

    New depot in Romsey, Hampshire opened
    Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1985 (RIDDOR) introduced
    HSE starts to enforce transport of dangerous goods by road safety

  • 1986

    Head Office relocates to Basildon, Essex
    Widnes, Cheshire depot opens

  • 1987

    Beaver 84 becomes members of NASC
    Grays depot relocates to Thurrock
    Wishaw depot opens in Scotland

  • 1988

    Introduction of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH)

  • 1989

    Beaver 84 achieves £10 million turnover
    Sheet Piling introduced to new depot in Thurrock
    Noise at Work Regulations 1989 launched
    Introduction of Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

  • 1980

    Birmingham depot opens

  • 1991

    Beaver 84 introduce Temporary Fencing to fleet

  • 1992

    Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 brought in
    Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 introduced
    Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1992 (PUWER) launched
    Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 introduced
    Introduction of The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992

  • 1994

    New depot opens in Guildford, Surrey
    Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994 comes into force

  • 1996

    New depot opens in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
    Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996 introduced

  • 1998

    Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 launched

  • 1999

    Introduction of Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 (CIMAH)

  • 2001

    Piling branch moves to bigger site in Grays

  • 2002

    Groundworks products added to hire and sale fleet

  • 2003

    Groundworks depot opens in Rutherglen, Scotland

  • 2006

    Owners sell business to SIG PLC

  • 2007

    New depot opens in Livingston, Scotland
    Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2007) launched

  • 2008

    Mammoth Brace introduced to Groundworks product portfolio
    Events division launched

  • 2009

    2 new depots open in Cardiff and Gateshead
    14001 & 18001 accreditation achieved

  • 2010

    ISO 9001 accreditation achieved

  • 2011

    SIG sell Beaver 84 to Altrad Group

  • 2012

    New Lite Pile introduced BVI500
    Cardiff relocates to larger property
    The Control of Asbestos
    Regulations 2012 launched

  • 2013

    Livingston relocates to larger premises
    Accoustic Blankets introduced to product range
    Rapid Edge Protection introduced to product range

  • 2015

    Altrad Group celebrates 30 years in business
    Beaver 84 acquires Birmingham groundworks business ‘Go Hire’
    Beaver 84 becomes a member of the Edge Protection Federation

  • 2017

    Romsey & Guildford depots merge and relocate to a new 2.5 acre site at Bordon, Hampshire
    West Thurrock depot moves to a new 2.5 acre purpose built site in Basildon, Essex

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