The Cage is the secure storage space, located in the far corner of Scene Dock, that houses the bulk of the rigging hardware, stage hardware, ironmongery and tools of the Technical Stage Department. For full stock lists, please visit the Rigging Hardware and Stage Hardware pages.
The Hardware Trolley contains most of our nuts, bolts and washers as well as hinges and other pieces of ironmongery.
The storage space for our rigging slings.
Triple E Accessories
These bins contain all of our Triple E Hardware.
The Cupboard contains a variety of things including:
Harnesses & Rope access gear
Triple E Control Line
Large tools such as Sledgehammers or Snow Shovels
Personnel flying "Coathangers"
This Cage Storage 2018 unit was built by a former student. It contains rigging hardware, truss clamps and a variety of other pieces of equipment
Wire Rope Drifts
Storage space for Wire rope drifts arranged by length.
There is a small work station in the cage. This has a rotary tool and light. This area is not for storage of anything other than the boxes already present. It must be kept clear at all times.
Under the workbench are boxes containing shackles, a variety of rigging accessories and other hardware.
The Small Parts Bin is exactly what it sounds like. A bin for small parts. Containing some M4, 5 & 6 bits, curtain track bits, Split pins, Split Rings, Small Nails... the list goes on.
The Roller Cupboard is for stock items to replace those already in circulation. There are also a few specialist tools kept in there. There is no student access to this cupboard, but items can be requested from a Stage Technology staff member. Items held in the Roller Cupboard are:
Staples & Nails
Sand Paper & Sanding Pads
Hacksaw & Pullsaw Blades
Black Nylon Cord 1mm, 2mm
White Nylon Cord 1mm, 2mm
Black Matt Polyester Cord 4mm
Black Braided Matt Polyester 6mm
Tag Gun Barbs
Random Accessories Trolley
This trolley contains everything else that didn't already have a home. Currently it has:
T70 Track Bobbins
Gerriets Track Bobbins
UNIRAIL Clips & S Hooks
Gerriets & Unistrut Bits
Various Brakes & Bolts
Cloth Ties - White
Cloth Ties - Black