Scaffold Design

IDH offers a comprehensive, global scaffold design service, always ensuring access requirements are well planned, safe and fit for purpose. Our fully compliant scaffold designs use Tube and Fitting or any System types. IDH offers scaffold support and design expertise right from conception through to installation, and on to scaffold removal.

Proud to be a National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) member, we produce scaffold designs compliant with all relevant industry standards.

Our experienced team of scaffold design engineers develops designs for all major system scaffolds such as Layher, HAKI and Cuplok as well as traditional tube and fitting.

  • Site Meetings, Inspections and Surveys
  • Detailed Design Drawings and Calculations
  • Party Wall Designs
  • CAT 3 Independent Design Checking
  • 3D Design and BIM with Automated Equipment Scheduling
  • Network Rail and London Underground Approved Designs and Checks
  • Independent Advice
  • As-Built Surveys and Sign Offs
  • Preliminary and Schematic concept designs for tendering and feasibility purposes


We have a thorough knowledge of all relevant codes of practice, scaffold design standards and industry guidance including TG20:21, BS 5975 and BS EN 1991.

Typically starting each project with a site visit, we offer a comprehensive service working closely with the client to provide industry-leading design drawings and calculations. Our Senior Scaffold Engineers have over twenty years’ experience as advanced scaffolders, and brings a real-world understanding to our designs.

Acton Scaffold Design

Alternatively, with a clear instruction, customer drawings and contractor requirements we are comfortable undertaking scaffold designs remotely, where phasing, equipment and solutions have previously been agreed.

Get in touch for more information on our services or for a quotation for your scaffold project.