GKR Among 3500 Companies with Approved Net Zero Goals!

GKR are one of just over 3500 companies globally to have their Net Zero target and measures validated by the Science Based Target initiative! Our targets have been submitted to the Pledge to Net Zero, helping us to create a clearly defined path to reduce emissions that are aligned to the Paris 1.5c agreement. Science-based […]

Embracing Sustainability: Our Journey with HVO Fuel

In the pursuit of a sustainable and eco-friendly future, GKR have embraced ISCC Certified HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) fuel as part of its commitment to environmental stewardship. In this blog, we will delve into the significance of HVO fuel and its role in revolutionising sustainability practices at GKR Scaffolding. What is HVO Fuel and Why […]

TFL Vision Zero: Our commitment to safe and responsible transport and logistics

GKR Scaffolding has always been committed to safe and responsible transport and logistics management. This is in order to contribute to keeping our streets and communities safer and cleaner, whilst encouraging our employees to stay safe when travelling to and from their place of work. All operations will always work to the highest level of […]

Uncompromising Safety Performance: Setting the Standard for the Industry

As a leading scaffolding company, GKR Scaffolding places a strong emphasis on safety in all aspects of its operations. The company’s uncompromising safety performance is the result of its continuous drive to reduce risk, and its commitment to regular engagement, measurement and training. One of the key factors in ensuring safety is the quality of […]

Improving Mental Health in the Construction Industry

As a company that is dedicated to creating safe and secure work environments, we are committed to supporting the mental health of all our employees and those within the construction industry. Recent studies have shown that 83% of construction workers have experienced a mental health issue, and this number is too high. We believe that […]

Apprenticeship spotlight: GKR Scaffolding

Apprenticeships are the way forward for younger generations, or for anyone looking to start a career in construction. Our apprenticeship scheme allows individuals to gain all the skills, experience and qualifications required to become a fully qualified scaffolder working on some of London’s most iconic projects. We spoke with one of our apprentices, Ben, to get a glimpse […]

How Technology is Changing Modern Construction

Technology is changing the way we build and construct in ways that were once thought impossible. From 3D printing to drones, the construction industry is being revolutionised by the integration of new technologies. These advancements are improving efficiency, accuracy, and safety on construction sites and are helping to shape the future of the industry. 3D printing One […]

GKR scaffolding trialling sustainable workwear and recyclable sheeting

GKR is trialling sustainable workwear for operatives and management whilst working on the Euston Station Redevelopment for HS2 as part of its drive to be a more sustainable business. The ECOVIS products supplied for the HS2 orange reflective workwear is made from recycled materials derived from clothing and follows a process that converts the material […]

GKR Shortlisted for Specialist Contractor of the Year

GKR has been shortlisted for Specialist Contractor of the Year at the 2022 Construction News Awards. The Construction News Awards are the principal awards for the construction industry and GKR are delighted to be recognised amongst many of our own clients. This year GKR is the only scaffolding contractor to have been shortlisted throughout the […]

GKR announced as Construct Zero Business Champions!

GKR are Construct Zero Business Champions!   We have been recognised as an ambassador to decrease our carbon usage to become Net Zero Carbon by 2023.  Out of the 9 ConstructZero priorities, our priorities are:  Transport – moving to zero emission vehicles and plant. Using low carbon modes of transport in readiness for zero emission vehicles.  Buildings – enhancing the energy performance of our buildings. Construction activities – implementing carbon measurements to enable our activities to […]