Types of hoardings and scaffolding

Type A hoarding

A hoarding covered with contemporary photographic images

Type A hoardings generally consist of a 2m high ply-sheet fence attached to a supporting timber or steel frame.

Type B hoarding

Hoarding covered with creative graphics.

Type B hoardings are a more substantial structure that spans a footpath or roadway and affords overhead protection to the public.

 

Scaffolding on a public road (footpath and/or roadway)

Scaffolding at street level with barriers to protect the temporary structure from vehicle impacts

Scaffolding erected on a public road must be protected at street level by a Type A hoarding fence, which is often attached to the scaffolding frame.

If the footpath is narrow and scaffolding needs be placed partly on the roadway or cannot be set back at least 300mm from the kerb, barriers must be provided to protect the temporary structure from vehicle impacts. Alternative pedestrian pathways past the work site must also be provided, which are appropriate and approved – including endorsement by the City's Traffic Operations Unit.

Scaffolding on the deck of a Type B hoarding

Scaffolding placed on the deck of a Type B hoarding to accommodate site sheds

Scaffolding can also be placed on the deck of a Type B hoarding, which can also accommodate site sheds.

Last updated: Friday, 30 December 2016