Rope Access

Rope Access Services

What is Rope Access?

Rope Access is one of our key services in the Inspection and Maintenance of UK infrastructure. Stroma Specialist Access provides difficult access services for Rail, Highways, Buildings, Culverts, Masts & Towers and other types of structure. As one of the founder members of IRATA (the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association) all our rope access technicians are fully trained to provide a safe and efficient service to our clients.



Rope Access
Rope Access
Rope Access



Why choose Stroma Specialist Access?

Rope Access solutions are a vital means of inspecting and maintaining structural assets when more traditional means of access are impossible or extremely costly. It allows an inspector to safely gather data about the structural integrity of a rail bridge, highways bridge or other asset. Speed and flexibility combined with the safest method of working at height makes rope access the preferred choice for inspection and maintenance work. It also provides a time and cost-effective alternative to scaffolding.

Our experience in Rope Access includes:

Building Inspection and Testing | Rope Access
Building Inspection and Testing
Condition Surveys | Rope Access
Condition Surveys
Confined Space Access | Rope Access
Confined Space Access
Geotechnical and De-vegetation | Rope Access
Geotechnical and De-vegetation
Highway Bridge Structures | Rope Access
Highway Bridge Structures
Investigation Works | Rope Access
Investigation Works
Material Testing | Rope Access
Material Testing
Rail Structures | Rope Access
Rail Structures
Scour Assessments | Rope Access
Scour Assessments
Structural Surveys | Rope Access
Structural Surveys

Rope access equipment is extremely lightweight and portable allowing rapid set up and removal. Our highly trained rope access technicians are able to abseil or safely descend into the correct location as well as safely lowering any material and equipment. The flexibility of rope access equipment enables a faster completion than conventional access methods and generates vital cost savings.









Benefits of Using Specialist Access

  • More cost effective than traditional means of access
  • Reduced occupation times on site - all equipment can be rigged and de-rigged very efficiently
  • Our technicians are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to suit the client’s requirements
  • Closer proximity to the structure allows improved data accuracy
  • Stroma employs Automated Visual Reporting (AVR) software to collect asset data on a mobile device on site

Establishing IRATA

Stroma Specialist Access believed in a ‘safety first’ approach for our clients and it was important to us that this became the industry standard. In the late 1980s (as HRS Services) we helped to form IRATA. We are proud that our pioneering rope access techniques are now regarded as the safest method of carrying out difficult access works.

Benefits of Rope Access




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