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  1. Thread: offshore work??

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    Sticky: Couldn't agree with you more SKYHOOK, warpped in...

    Couldn't agree with you more SKYHOOK, warpped in three years ago for same reasons, needed a keflon vest with the amount of back stabbing that went on, Manager's rent boys going straight into core...
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    Remember years ago an old SGB guy telling me...

    Remember years ago an old SGB guy telling me there was murders when it was discovered a scaff had had a dump in the scales.
  3. Thread: hi there

    by sun xv
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    Welcome, hope you make some good friends pal.

    Welcome, hope you make some good friends pal.
  4. Thread: Hi

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    Welcome JWS, think you left yourself wide open on...

    Welcome JWS, think you left yourself wide open on OLD SKOOL intro pal. I'm retired after FORTY YEARS in the game and still could learn from the younger guys at times.
  5. UPRIGHTS in London used to do the same, good...

    UPRIGHTS in London used to do the same, good advertising that it got a mention on Esther Ranson show back in the 70s.
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    Started with them 40 plus years ago Baking/ Kings...

    Started with them 40 plus years ago Baking/ Kings Cross depots, part of the Mowlem group,hence the Nat West tower. Founders of the Band & Plate fitting, good firm in their day.
  7. Mattisons are near you, try them

    Mattisons are near you, try them
  8. Thread: Bad back

    by sun xv
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    Know the feeling Mr.B, bent down to undo a...

    Know the feeling Mr.B, bent down to undo a toeboard clip in 84 & suffered every since, good luck and hope you return back to work soon.
  9. Think that might be the mob that waver their skip...

    Think that might be the mob that waver their skip hire for free to their client's.
  10. Recall Turners buying out Essex Steel Scaffolding...

    Recall Turners buying out Essex Steel Scaffolding before going in to the Grayston group.
  11. Thread: Rope access etc

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    Hired a Hand winched boat from GB;s Battersea...

    Hired a Hand winched boat from GB;s Battersea depot to Mastic broken air vents on a Barking tower block, had to get through a flat on the 3rd floor due to the drum running out of wire.
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    Working on office block for GBs clearing snow off...

    Working on office block for GBs clearing snow off the boards, ask supervisor if he could get hold of grit salt, came back with a packet of Paxman's table salt.
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    Admirals have got pressgangs out kidnapping...

    Admirals have got pressgangs out kidnapping scaffs yet you can't get a start with them?, vey strange.Try Mattisons
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    Erected a 2x2ft dolly in centre island of...

    Erected a 2x2ft dolly in centre island of underground car park, the lad with me then asks ! how we going to get the ladders in? !.
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    Stanfords

    Bobby, worked on Stanfords for a few years in the 90s before moving out of London, good firm & money was always spot on. I'd give it a go pal, if not give FOURWAYS a bell as I've heard they've got a...
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    Pity your not up this way mate, got a couple of...

    Pity your not up this way mate, got a couple of complete sets i won't be using anymore due to retiring, good luck.
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    What a bag of manure.

    What a bag of manure.
  18. Thread: Good old days

    by sun xv
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    Great pics Jack although i cannot remember the...

    Great pics Jack although i cannot remember the buses being around London, re: CSF your correct(contract scaffolding & formwork ) which was also the initials of Charles ? French of French construction...
  19. Thread: Good old days

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    Welcome Jack, Like yourself i too work for SGB...

    Welcome Jack, Like yourself i too work for SGB Barking KXs & Battersea dept over many years, Palmers had just bought out Norstel when i started on there, Went over to CSF Buckhurst Hill working on...
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    Was told years ago they were a great firm ( if...

    Was told years ago they were a great firm ( if you could get on there ) to be with, been around for sometime now, give them a try & good luck.
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    Bobby think it might be Aerial scaffolding...

    Bobby think it might be Aerial scaffolding judging by the name mate.
  22. Thread: Bobby Popkin

    by sun xv
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    Welcome Bob,i come from East London too, name...

    Welcome Bob,i come from East London too, name rings a bell but can't recall where? 64 years young so must forgive me pal. Could it have been Taskers.
  23. Heard that one before.

    Heard that one before.
  24. Thread: hello lads.

    by sun xv
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    Welcome Baz, hope you enjoy the Forum pal.

    Welcome Baz, hope you enjoy the Forum pal.
  25. And there's me thinking dogs poo on the pavement...

    And there's me thinking dogs poo on the pavement was bad enough, still i expect the builders were on time & turd when they installed it.
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