It’s back to a new normal this week as Upright supports our customers with their scaffolding needs. It’s good to be back. We’ve found the following has helped with team morale during Covid-19 Levels 3 and 4: Keep talking. As Directors, we’ve kept an open door for all staff and been honest in our answers […]
The safety and wellbeing of staff and customers has always been a priority for Upright. We are taking our Covid-19 response very seriously. From Thursday 26 March until the end of the Level 4 Lockdown, Upright staff will operate remotely from their homes. When required to support customers who are operating essential services, we’ll pull […]
Upright Scaffolding is available to essential services providers during the Level 4 Lockdown Period. We are currently working to ensure continuity of number of major infrastructure projects in transport, oil and gas, and shipping. We’re also supporting crucial repair and maintenance activity for food production facilities throughout the South Island. Social distancing, hygiene and other […]
It’s a tough job but somebody’s got to do it. One of our teams spent time out on Wharf 7, Lyttelton Port earlier this week, building out scaffolding to help with eq repairs to the wharf. The sun shone, the water was clear and the view great. Who wouldn’t want to be working outside? Location […]
We’ve made some changes over the past 18 months, all designed to improve the service we provide to customers throughout the South Island. NEW DIRECTORS On 1 April, my brother Chris and I became sole directors of Upright Scaffolding, a company that’s operated in Christchurch since 1949 and that our father, Warwick bought into in […]
It was no mean feat to provide safe, under-pier access to repair to support columns for New Brighton Pier. Weather, sea conditions and maintaining full public access only added to the challenge! Location: New Brighton, Christchurch Main Contractor: Fulton Hogan Scaffold Purpose: enable strengthening work to pier columns post-earthquake The project that earned Upright SARNZ […]
Flashback to one of our favourite projects – installing hanging scaffold for repair work to New Brighton Pier. Not a bad spot for an office.