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  • The components used in Slimshor systems

    The components used in Slimshor systems

    Of all the heavy-duty propping systems out there, none quite measure up to Slimshor. Useful for countless applications, there isn’t much that this system cannot do. Our qualified team members …
  • Megashor can be used in challenging tunnelling projects

    Megashor can be used in challenging tunnelling projects

    In several past blogs we have written about how strong and versatile some of the propping systems we work with are. We would like to further highlight this by discussing …
  • A high profile collapse in West Hampstead

    A high profile collapse in West Hampstead

    Earlier this month a large family home in West Hampstead, Camden, collapsed. The two storey building had been undergoing renovations but is now a pile of rubble. The collapse saw …
  • Understanding peripheral and retaining walls

    Understanding peripheral and retaining walls

    We are considered one of the top temporary works companies for several reasons. Firstly, we produce high quality results on each project. In addition, we take the necessary measures to …
  • Facade retention on properties that can’t be accessed

    Facade retention on properties that can’t be accessed

    Liverpool has one of the richest concentrations of fine Victorian architecture in the UK. There are over 2,500 listed buildings in the city. The mercantile and maritime core was also …
  • Are temporary works the most important safety systems?

    Are temporary works the most important safety systems?

    Temporary works are one of the most significant safety systems placed on construction sites. They are utilised to stabilise existing structures, whether they are to be retained or demolished. In …
  • Raking shores secure unstable walls

    Raking shores secure unstable walls

    Over the years the Denon Construction team have been called on to stabilise an array of different structures. Whether it is multi-storey commercial buildings, bridges, or family homes, we can …
  • Expect unbeatable results from Megashor

    Expect unbeatable results from Megashor

    During any construction project, stability and safety are essential. This is especially true if remedial works are taking place. With the training, experience, and equipment possessed by our people however, …
  • Why are steel props better than timber?

    Why are steel props better than timber?

    Traditionally all of the temporary works used to support overhead loads and for scaffolding were made of timber. This persisted until into the 20th century. The issue with using timber …
  • Who should you appoint to maximise safety with basement development?

    Who should you appoint to maximise safety with basement development?

    Constructing basements is one of the most challenging projects, especially when they are being excavated beneath existing buildings. To maximise safety the correct temporary works need to be used. These …