• Nash Peake Works,Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 5BT England

Grade II Listed Brick Chimney Refurbishment

Rafferty Steeplejacks are delighted to have been awarded a substantial contract to carry out major refurbishment works on a 41m high Grade II listed brick chimney for Marston’s Plc at their historic brewing site in Burton-On-Trent.

Following our initial inspection survey in August 2012, safety scaffolding and netting was immediately installed within the top 16m of the chimney due to the poor condition of the brickwork in the upper levels of the stack.

The 21 week project is due to start in early February and includes for carefully deconstructing and re-building the top 14m of brickwork, re-pointing the remaining 27m of the chimney and fitting an up to date lightning protection system.

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GMP Museum Contract Awarded

Rafferty Steeplejacks have been awarded a contract to carry out the complete refurbishment of a 27m high brick chimney at the Greater Manchester Police Museum in Central Manchester. The works will include the following;

  • Installation of safety fan deck scaffolding directly above roof level to protect members of the public in the event of falling debris.
  • Installation of multi-lift scaffolding throughout the full height of the chimney above roof level. The multi-lift scaffold arrangement will be fully enclosed using Monarflex sheeting.
  • Cutting out and replacing approximately 60 No. spalled bricks on all elevations.
  • Raking out and re-pointing of all mortar joints throughout the full height of the chimney on all elevations.
  • Repairs to the chimneys stone head and replacement of existing steel retaining band at the termination point.
  • Design & installation of a new lightning protection system to comply with BS EN 62305:2006.

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University Hospital of North Staffordshire Contract Complete

Rafferty Steeplejacks have successfully completed inspection and maintenance works on the 2 No. multi flue steel chimneys at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire. With only a handful of chimneys now left in Stoke-On-Trent, Rafferty’s were delighted to be rewarded with this local contract.

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