Scaffolding is most often used for creating a working platform for either building or maintaining structures, but because it is so adaptable, it can be used for a variety of p…urposes, including: .
Maintaining the exterior of an existing structure eg. painting. .
Providing working platforms for workers building a structure. .
Stair towers for access to other raised platforms such as flat roofs. .
Suspended platforms, cradles or hanging platforms eg. for bridge maintenance. .
Platforms on uneven ground for stages or marquees. .
Stabilising or shoring a structure or tall object to keep it vertical. .
Temporary roofs. .
Temporary walkways. .
Temporary bridges. .
Temporary buildings eg. storage sheds. .
River bank or lake-side reinforcement. .
Sign-boards frames and advertising hoardings. .
Bracing structural props. .
Racking and storage bays. .
Hand-rails and edge protection. .
Masts for aeriels. .
Stage sets for television, film and theatre. ( Full Answer )