Brogan Group Acquires Construction Access Systems

Access specialist Brogan Group have acquired CAS (Construction Access Systems) purchasing 100% of the shares.

Founded in 2010, CAS has uniquely established themselves as the leading designer and manufacturer of the common tower. The system has been used worldwide on high-rise buildings where several hoists are arranged around a central access tower. The tower and footprint significantly reduces the amount of cladding that has to be left out during construction and provides a central point for all vertical access to on the building, including the option of an integrated staircase.

CAS founding director Tony Faulkner will join Brogan Group in a worldwide sales promotional role to expand international sales and further promote the common tower system nationally both for high rise and new uses of the structure, for example street gantries and loading bays and loading docks.

Tony Faulkner commented: “When we decided to sell CAS we received a great deal of interest from the market including from hoist manufacturers and specialist access providers. Brogan Group emerged early on us a ‘best fit’ to promote our common tower to a wider market in the UK and worldwide”.

Projects where the common tower have been used include: One Park Drive Tower in Canary Wharf, London; the One Za’abeel Tower project in Dubai; and the One Sydney Harbour Towers in Australia. Brogan Group first used the Common Tower with their STROS 4050 Colossus Hoist on the £150 million, 53 floor Madison Amory Tower project, Canary Wharf in 2018, which went on to win The Tall Buildings Award for ‘Best Residential Tall Building Project’ of 2022. Brogan Group have gone on to use common towers on numerous projects since including; Battersea Power Station, Canada Water’s The Founding, Greenwich Peninsula and multiple towers at Canary Wharf, on which Alimak Mammoth hoists and Maber MBC50 goods hoists amongst others were deployed, the latter, being one of the largest of its kind in the UK at 6.5 tonne capacity.

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