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Expert scaffolders

J Gunn Scaffolding Middlesbrough – trusted scaffolders since 1967 – providing scaffold erection to domestic & commercial clients across the UK.

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Commercial Scaffolding

At J Gunn Scaffolding our scaffold erection services enable you to gain access to where you need to be. Whether for new construction, maintenance or refurbishment – from a small domestic access tower to a large commercial project. Established since the 1960’s, J Gunn Scaffolding’s management team boasts experience of over 50 years in scaffold erection and project management. As a result, we can provide effective scaffold erection & scaffolding services.

We are a local business employing a locally skilled workforce, and serving the local community. We are undoubtedly the largest local scaffolding company serving the local area and we are based here in Middlesbrough to serve you. Quality workmanship here at J Gunn Scaffolding, ensures that all work carried by us out is completed to the highest standard and tightest deadlines. We are the local, trusted experts you require for all your scaffolding needs.

A team of experts

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Jon Gunn

Managing Director

Jon Gunn is the owner & Managing Director who oversees all the business requirements and is responsible for Health & Safety and wellbeing of all his staff.

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Brian Gunn

Managing Director

Brian Gunn has over 50 years experience in scaffolding and has worked worldwide within the scaffolding industry, both on and offshore, within the domestic scaffolding, Petrochemical and Oil & Gas sectors.

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Stuart Heron


With 40 years industry experience, Stuart is responsible for the Estimating and Procurement for the business. Stuart has worked for many Major Companies as well as owning his own scaffolding business.

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John C Echlin M.C.M.I

Regional Manager

John Echlin is the Regional Manager, accountable for the Health & Safety and Safe Operations of the business. John has worked with Major Blue chip Clients (SABIC, Venator, Air-Products & BP) and has over 20 years experience within the Senior Leadership and Management.

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Paul Stevenson


With over 28 years of scaffolding operations experience, Paul Stevenson is the Superintendent, responsible for the Safe delivery of the day to day operations.

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Steve Dowson

Operations Manager

Steven Dowson, Operations Manager who holds a CISRS Gold card, Scaffolding Inspector & IOSH accredited. Steven also holds a qualification for Pull Tie Testing scaffolding for when scaffolding requires anchoring into walls to ensure extra stability.

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Christopher Dent

Estimating & Procurement Manager

Christopher oversees all our Domestic work, Christopher is a CISRS Gold Card Holder, and is a qualified Scaffolding Inspector who also holds the IOSH accreditation.

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