Excavation bracing provides essential support for deep excavations with vertical faces, providing temporary support as the braced excavation process is carried out. Our wide range of excavation bracing frames provide support solutions for sheeted excavations, with the capability to support clear spans of up to 25 metres.
Our vast range of excavation bracing frames are available in steel or aluminium, mechanical or as hydraulic bracing systems. Choose from a range of low to high load carrying capacities to suit your excavation support requirements.
Excavation bracing frames provide complete excavation support when combined with struts. With a range of excavation bracing struts available for hire, we provide your construction project with a complete excavation bracing system.
Use our allowable load capacity comparison chart below to ensure you find the right Mabey Hire bracing system for your project:
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Our excavation bracing frames cover low to high load range capacity. Get strong support from our Super Shaftbrace, a versatile hydraulic bracing system, or explore Multibrace, Powershore systems and more. Find the right excavation support solution for your project.
For all project specific design and technical enquiries, please contact your local service team
Kirkthorpe, one of the largest hydroelectric power schemes in Yorkshire, uses the flow of the River Calder to generate the equivalent consumption of 800 households per year. The development required a sheet piled cofferdam to construct a permanent concrete structure.Find out more
During the construction of a housing development in Midlothian, it was identified that the existing bridge over the stream that runs alongside the site needed replacing. We provided support for the excavations on both sides of the stream where the new bridge will sit.Find out more
In Edinburgh, pressure-relieving valves (PRVs) that were not working properly had led to major flooding in the area. Scottish Water needed our ground support to help the installation of two new PRVs and connecting pipework.Find out more
During works at the Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) facility in Derby, our engineers designed a five-level frame to support the largest ever excavation we have undertaken.Find out more
Tank installation at the Sydenham Farm development in Horsey was set to be quite a challenge due to the bad ground conditions and high water table. Mabey Hire engineers provided a trench sheet and bracing system to combat these obstacles.Find out more
Designing and supplying 300 tonnes of groundworks equipment for much-needed expansion of the Port of Tilbury in Essex.Find out more
Excavation bracing frames support complex cofferdam to enable installation of new flood barrier in the River Haven in Lincolnshire.Find out more
Our engineered solutions range from standard designs to major projects, through to emergencies. We can also offer an end-to-end service from design and supply through to installation and removal.
We can work with you from initial concept design through to project completion, across all aspects of temporary works.
No matter how large or complex the project, we can help. It's what our major project teams do every day!