Ridgeway Attains New ISO Certification

ISO certification

ISO Certification Over the past 5 months at Ridgeway we have been working extremely hard towards the attainment of the new ISO certification. We are now certified to ISO9001, 14001 & OHSAS18001. These certifications are a massive achievement and have been made possible by the hard work of everyone within the business, especially our Operations Manager, Neill Killen. The ISO…

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PASMA and HSE Join Forces at Ridgeway!


As a proud member of PASMA we recently held a Tower Workshop at our training facility in Belfast. Organised by the Health & Safety Executive and delivered jointly by PASMA and HSE, the workshop proved to be a great success. HSE inspectors from all over the province heard Claire Bruce of the HSE’s Ashford-based Safety Unit, and Don Aers, PASMA’s…

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Victoria Park Urban Regeneration Project

urban regeneration project at Victoria Park

As part of an urban regeneration project at Victoria Park Ridgeway supplied materials to our pronet contractor Clerk fencing for a new MUGA (Multi Use Games Area) and play park. Situated in the heart of east Belfast Victoria park is an important green area providing much appreciated sanctuary from the trawl of city living. In the past the area was…

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Macmillan Coffee Morning at Ridgeway

Ridgeway Holds Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning! On Friday 26th September Ridgeway held a fund raising coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The morning was held in the Access and Safety store and proved to be a success with a total of £600.00 being raised. Such an amount would not have been possible if it had not been…

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Instant Spandeck Is The Answer for Roof Access

Instant Spandeck Is The Answer! Ridgeway’s on site services team lead by Mark Logan solved this double conservatory access problem with the use of Instant Spandeck to allow access for three men to perform specialist under eaves work. Instant Spandeck is a unique lightweight aluminium walkway bridging and staging system in one versatile unit. It has a unique reversible design…

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Access Tower Keeps Cost of Going Up Down

The Ridgeway on site services team run by Karl Crockard have recently completed a stunningly fast turnaround on a contract for an easy access platform to roof level for solar panel installation. The Instant span aluminium scaffolding is made in Ireland by Instant Upright and has been distributed exclusively by Ridgeway for 45 years. This specialist manufacturer are world famous for…

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Mott MacDonald Approves Filter Unit

In July this year Ridgeway provided Vinci Construction with a range of filter units (1, 2 & 4 tonne) for scour protection of a flood wall on a NET tram project.  The tram line located in Nottingham passes a flood storage area that experiences various levels of water annually. Ultimately this required scour protection at the base of the flood wall to protect…

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Traffic Control Barriers For Regeneration Project

Ridgeway Supply Traffic Control Barriers for Regeneration Projects in Bangor and Hollywood With the help of Ridgeway, a local NI contractor has carried out work on town centre regeneration projects in both Hollywood and Bangor. This work involved the upgrading of footpaths, street lighting, landscaping and street furniture. The aim of the projects was to transform both town centres by…

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Our Aluminium Scaffolding Preferred Product Again

Ridgeway’s aluminium scaffolding system was the preferred product of choice once again for a recent project in Greenisland. The decision to redecorate a Church interior presented a number of potential issues. The pews currently in place would have required dismantling and use of a steel system would have exceeded load restrictions on the floor. A Span 400 system with Spandeck…

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