Our Projects

The projects listed show a variety of cradles and roof equipment which we have created bespoke for our clients, depending on their access requirements and the type of building and its location. Click here to send us a quote with as many details as possible and we will get back to you within 24 hours to discuss the task in hand.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Please click on the photos below to read about various sites which Greater London Cradles have worked on in the past few years; the majority are around London, but also, we have worked recently in Ipswich, Portsmouth and Basingstoke. We are happy to quote for any size job within a 100 mile radius of London.

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Sugar Quay

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Goodman's Fields

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Albert Embankment

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Newington Butts

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Fitzroy Place

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Old Street

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Lillie Square

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Ealing

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Academy Gardens

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Kings Cross

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Olympic Energy Centre

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Westminster Park Plaza

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The Dorchester Hotel

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Canary Wharf

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Madame Tussauds

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New Providence Wharf

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Feltham Travelodge

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Bankside

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Brook House

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White City Shopping Centre

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Olympic Village

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The Royal Borough of Kingston

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Hammersmith

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City Road

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Roehampton

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Unite Building

Sugar Quay

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sugar quay

Project: Sugar Quay

Location: Tower Hill, London EC3

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

24 cradles in use for over 18 months on this long-term new build project.

Goodman's Fields

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goodmans fields

Project: Goodman's Fields

Location: Aldgate, London E1

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

6 cradles used for over 2 years for a new build project.

Albert Embankment

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albert embankment

Project: Albert Embankment

Location: 10 Albert Embankment, London, SE1

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

Several cradles utilised to install the glass façade.

Newington Butts

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newington butts

Project: Newington Butts

Location: London, SE1

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

4 cradles used to install panels on this new build.

Fitzroy Place

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fitzroy place

Project: Fitzroy Place

Location: Mayfair, London, W1

Cradle: Single Cradle Platform

Cradle used on a new build glass panel installation.

Old Street

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old street

Project: Old Street

Location: London, EC1

Cradle: Single Cradle Platform

Small manual cradle utilised for painting.

Lillie Square

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lillie square

Project: Lillie Square

Location: Earls Court, London, SW6

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

17 cradles used on this project.

Ealing

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Project: Ealing

Location: London, W13

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

6 cradles used on 3 tower blocks for concrete repair.

Academy Gardens

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academy gardens

Project: Academy Gardens

Location: Kensington, London, W8

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

Multiple cradles were erected at this period apartment block. Exhaustive planning was undertaken with the client to ensure that the project proceeded smoothly and safely, with minimal fuss and disruption to the apartment leaseholders.

Kings Cross

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kings cross

Project: McMullen Facades

Location: London, NW1

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

Multiple cradles were erected on a massive student hall complex in the Kings Cross area for a prolonged period, to provide a safe means of access for window installation.

Olympic Energy Centre

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Client: Olympic 2012

Project: Olympic Energy Centre

Location: Stratford, London

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

Nine cradles were used to provide access to façades on an "access sensitive" elevation of the Olympic Energy Centre on the Olympic site. Due to the proximity of a major rail route, cradles were used as they could provide the safest choice of access to this conundrum.

Westminster Park Plaza

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Project: Westminster Park Plaza

Location: Westminster, London

Cradle: Double Deck Cradle

Two double deck cradles were used on this site (side by side) to fit twelve storeys of a glass-constructed façade. Double deck cradles were essential for the safe, secure and speedy fit of the glass.

The Dorchester Hotel

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the dorchester hotel

Project: The Dorchester Hotel

Location: Mayfair, London

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

Multiple cradles were utilised for façade restoration on this world-renowned hotel.

Canary Wharf

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canary wharf

Project: Canary Wharf

Location: Docklands, London

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

A considerable number of cradles were installed for various contractors, to allow safe access to the elevations of numerous buildings during the construction process.

Madame Tussauds

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Project: Madame Tussauds

Location: Baker Street, London

Cradle: Cradle Platform

Greater London Cradles were contracted to design and erect this unusual roof rig for use on this building.

New Providence Wharf

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Project: New Providence Wharf

Location: Docklands, London

Cradle: Cradle Platform

Several cradles were erected on this site in the Docklands area to provide safe access for façade installation and snagging.

Feltham Travelodge

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Project: Feltham Travelodge

Location: Feltham, London

Cradle: Cradle Platform

Several cradles were erected on this site in Feltham to provide safe access for facade/window installation and snagging.

Bankside

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bankside

Project: Bankside

Location: Southbank, London, WC1

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

Multiple cradles were used for several months on different height buildings at an extensive construction site in the middle of SE1, which was being regenerated. The cradles were used by many trades including steel fixing, painting and façade snagging.

Brook House

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Project: Brook House

Location: Tottenham Court Road

Cradle: Cradle Platform

Several cradles were provided on this particular site for stone facade cleaning. The cradles were used to save the customer time and money compared to more traditional forms of access.

White City Shopping Centre

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Project: White City Shopping Centre

Location: White City, West London

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

Cradles were installed on this well-known shopping centre in West London, so that multiple trades could put the 'finishing touches' on this impressive shopping centre just before its opening. The cradles' quick installation and ease of dismantling process was essential for a project with tight deadlines.

Olympic Village

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Project: Olympic Village

Location: Stratford

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms and Work Cages

Cradles and work cages were constructed on the Olympic Village site for snagging purposes. A team of GLC operatives was based on site for a considerable length of time; quick progress was kept up, meeting a strict completion date for site handover by the customer.

The Royal Borough of Kingston

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Project: The Royal Borough of Kingston

Location: The Royal Borough of Kingston, London

Cradle: Multiple Cradle Platforms

Multiple cradles were used to replace the old-for-new windows on various apartment blocks in the Royal Borough of Kingston.

Hammersmith

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Project: Hammersmith, London

Location: Hammersmith, London

Cradle: Cradle Platforms

Two cradles were used on site for a project that required the complete overhaul of an existing building. Cradles were chosen as the preferred method of access for pointing works, due to the sensitive nature of the site's neighbouring properties.

City Road

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Project: City Road

Location: City Road, London

Cradle: Multiple Platform Cradles

Multiple cradles were used on site for well over a year. Access was required for an international façade installation company, to install & snag various elevations on site.

Roehampton

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Project: Roehampton

Location: Roehampton, SW London

Cradle: Multiple Platform Cradles

Numerous cradles were employed on site for the external refurbishment of multiple tower blocks, up to twelve storeys in height.

Unite Building

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portsmouth unite building

Project: Unite Building

Location: Portsmouth

Cradle: Cradle Platform

Over 30 cradles were utilised to help fit the facade on new student halls of residence in Portsmouth. Access issues, due to a compact site footprint, with a major rail line on one side and a major road on the other dictated the feasible access options available. This made temporary access cradles the preferred choice.