TRAD UK is one of the UK’s leading scaffolding and safety product supply companies. Our innovative approach to scaffolding and safety systems means we can offer leading technology that allows contractors to work safely at height and across all project types.

As part of the global Altrad Group, and a subsidiary of the TRAD Group, TRAD UK benefits from stable, proactive ownership and support that help it to drive its business forward. The company is a full non-contracting member of the National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) and is a fully accredited ISO 9001 company. It also holds membership of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and has Multi Operating Centre Accreditation from the Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme (FORS). It also holds memberships and or accreditations for the following organisations / schemes: CHAS, FASET (Fall Arrest Safety Equipment Training), EPF (Edge Protection Federation), Construction Line, Achilles Building Confidence, BM TRADA Scaffold Board Grading and SMAS (Safety Management Advisory Services).

Quality Products and Services

Our extensive range of scaffolding supplies and safety products are carefully selected to ensure we offer customers the very best in quality products that meet or exceed all relevant British and European standards. All our product range is subject to thorough testing by external testing bodies, giving our customers confidence in whichever products they buy.

With a UK-wide network of depots, our highly-trained and knowledgeable sales team have the experience to offer comprehensive advice and technical expertise, rendering TRAD UK as the go-to scaffold supply company for businesses of all sizes. Our order and delivery process means we can respond quickly to your enquiries, selecting your order from our extensive stock in line with your needs and project deadlines. In addition, if required, we can also deliver to your site, using our in-house vehicle fleet equipped with lorry mounted FASSI cranes.

We have a reputation for outstanding customer service – before, during and after the sales process. We strive to support all our customers through the duration of their projects and are here to offer practical advice at any point. All TRAD UK staff have a positive and friendly approach to customer service – so you always know how important you are to us.

A Commitment to Excellence

“I have worked with the TRAD Group for four decades, and the company itself is 50 years old in 2021 – a significant achievement in difficult economic times. TRAD UK is dedicated to providing customers with the highest quality products and the best service – our background in the scaffolding industry means we understand the need for secure, safe and reliable systems that let you get on with the job – however complicated that job may be.

That’s why we invest in the latest technology, independent testing and people who really know what they’re doing. Our business is diverse and inclusive, and our goal is to be the best – every time.

I’m incredibly proud to be part of this fantastic company. TRAD UK employs some of the best people in the industry and we are constantly looking for ways to develop our product range, offer the best service to customers and, most importantly, keep onsite workers safe. With a stable financial base, a proactive vision of future growth and the support of our employees and our customers, I know that TRAD UK will continue to lead the way in the industry.”

Des Moore – TRAD Group CEO

A History of Innovation

TRAD UK’s forerunners have an enviable track record in product innovation. Since the 1990s, the company has introduced a number of industry-leading products that have led the way:

NASC

NASC

The NASC is recognised as the national trade body for access and scaffolding in the UK, producing a wide range of industry guidance for scaffolding contractors, their operatives and their clients. Members of the NASC are strictly regulated to ensure a continuous high standard of scaffolding practice.

The Scaffolding Association is the largest trade organisation in the UK scaffolding and access sector, campaigning to raise standards of safety, quality and workforce skills.

Temporary Works Forum

Temporary Works Forum

Leading the Construction industry to change for the better in the discipline of temporary works…

The aim of Temporary Works forum (TWf) is to encourage open discussion of any matter related to temporary works, for the good of the industry overall. The Forum is open to anyone, individual or corporate, working within the industry and sharing this intent.

Mission
To be an advocate and recognized authority on temporary works and construction method design, working to raise standards and awareness across the construction sector.

ROSPA

ROSPA

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents – actively involved in the promotion of safety and the prevention of accidents in all areas, demonstrating our commitment to safety and providing us with operational guidelines.

BSI ISO 9001

BSI ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard that can benefit any size of organization and is designed to be a powerful business improvement tool.

TRAD UK have been audited by BSi and are accredited to ISO 9001:2015.

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme for fleet operators which aims to raise the level of quality within fleet operations, and to demonstrate which operators are achieving exemplary levels of best practice in safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.

CHAS

CHAS

CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers.

Constructionline

Constructionline

Constructionline is the UK’s largest Government-owned register of contractors and consultants for the construction industry. Constructionline standards are high, all suppliers are pre-qualified to the official Government pre-qualified standard.

BM TRADA membership and subsequent annual Scaffold Board grading accreditation allows TRAD to inspect the quality of their scaffold boards both new and in service. This ensures that the quality of their scaffold boards are always measured and comply with the current BS2482 – 2009 standard.

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