Vodacom Beach Africa Festival

SGB-Cape Scaffolding Systems, Durban Branch, provides the majority of the temporary structures for Kwa-Zulu Natal’s prestigious VODACOM Beach Africa Festival, touted as the “worlds greatest beach festival” and held on Durban’s popular North Beach annually.

The festival is promoted by OCTAGON S.A. and attracts 1.3 million spectators over a 10 day period, with events such as a highly rated international surfing event, night surfing, Jet-ski wave jumping, paragliding, volleyball, motor racing, flea markets, a cable slide and music festivals.

SGB-Cape erects 280 tons of scaffolding over 4 weeks for numerous structures including VIP seating, judge’s viewing towers, the cable slide tower, stages, platforms, speaker towers and flagpoles.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 Temporary Seating

Scaffolding Systems was contracted by the ICC cricket World Cup to supply and erect 42,000 temporary seats for the Cricket World Cup in 2003.

All designs and erections were monitored by Arup and given a clean bill of health as no risks could be taken with a prestigious event of this nature. All scaffolds were inspected prior to each fixture.

3,400 tons of scaffolding was erected in a 3 month period between November 2002 and February 2003 and this included the traditional Xmas period. The venues were scattered nationally and included:

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Newlands Cricket Ground
temporary seating
oval seating
  • Newlands
  • Boland
  • St Georges Park P.E
  • Buffalo Park E.L
  • Pietermaritzburg Oval
  • Kingsmead Durban
  • Supersport Park PTA
  • Potchefstroom
  • De Beers Oval Kimberley
  • Benoni
  • Wanderers

S.A. Presidential Inauguration 2004

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SGB-Cape Scaffolding Systems was contracted to assist Chattels and Ackerbou with the preparations for the Presidential Inauguration , VIP banquet and Concert at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, following the Country’s third democratic election.

SGB-Cape supplied and erected 500 tons of scaffolding and 6450 square metres of decking for banqueting tents, kitchen tents, viewing platforms and seating stands which culminated in a very successful day of celebration.

We wish the President every success over the next term !!



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