P.E.T. Established 1974
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P.E.T. Established in 1974 is one of the largest independent scaffolding and hire companies in the Nort West.

With a 40 plus workforce we specialise in all types of building & construction scaffold, from general public extensions, Housing Association Remedial Roofing Programs to Multi Private Sector New Build Construction Sites and Commercial Scaffolding.

We cover Cheshire and the cities of Stoke on Trent, Chester, Manchester and Liverpool, but are willing to travel further if required.

P.E.T. Hire achieved Best Independent Hirer in the U.K. at the Executive Hire awards in Coventry in 2016.

In Industry we provide access solutions to :- Car – Pharmaceutical – Engineering & Food Based companies.

Key Team
Bill O’Connor

Bill started within the scaffolding industry at the age of 17 years as scaffold labourer working his way up the ranks to eventually become partner and managing director of the very company he first worked for. He also has a good knowledge of the build process, project managing numerous domestic and industrial scaffolding builds. This along with over 30 years’ experience within the scaffolding industry gives him the ideal tools to advise, plan and provide the perfect scaffold access to suit your needs.

Carl Banks

Carl entered the family business P.E.T. Tool Hire (established 1974) in 1987. Through knowledge of tower scaffolds and access equipment he saw the potential of supplying an erection service of traditional Tube and Clip scaffold and hence forth P.E.T. Scaffolding was to gain a reputation locally for service and quality. Carl managed the scaffolding side of the business along with tool hire for 20 years. Until a point that the two companies were in need of separate management and joined partnership with Bill his apprentice of 17 years earlier who had gained good managerial skills in the field of scaffolding. Carl continues to manage on a daily basis the tool hire business and has expanded into access solutions with a fleet of over 100 various MEWPs. And continues to have a hands on working relationship with his two business partners in Decking and Scaffold.

David Ritchings

David started as a scaffold labourer in 1999 when he was 17 years old, he excelled through the training process and became a fully certified Advanced scaffolder just 24 months later. He has worked for a number of companies, gaining experience in all sectors of the scaffolding industry.

He started with P.E.T. Scaffolding in 2010 as a charge hand and worked his way up to his current role as contracts manager. With David’s knowledge of Advanced scaffolding structures and experience in managing large teams across multiple sites, he is well equipped to layout and execute plans in all sectors of the scaffolding industry.

Our Clients


The mission of P.E.T. Scaffolding Ltd is to provide a top-quality scaffolding service to the construction industry. The company will ensure that its services are carried out with due consideration to the health and safety of its employees, other trades and members of the public. The company will seek to provide its services with an ongoing comprehensive quality control program to provide customer satisfaction. Each contract will be viewed as an agreement between partners who wish to create a close and mutually beneficial long term relationship based upon trust and mutual understanding, with the intent of providing long term added value to both parties. Success will be measured by our clients choosing us because of their belief in our ability to meet or exceed their expectations of safety, price, service and experience.

Client Testimonials