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Rope Access

Rope Access

We reach, clean and inspect all areas of your site, plant, store or facility. A one stop shop for your special access cleaning needs.


We have highly skilled teams that are able to not only access those difficult plant areas but also clean them using vacuum removal, pressure washing, air lancing or manual techniques.

Our IRATA Trained special access teams perform manual and vacuum cleaning of silos, hoppers, vessels, buildings, and industrial sites. We carry out inspection work, process plant clean downs, blockage clearing, and silo painting and food grade lining.

Working at Height

We conduct high level work, cleaning roofs, silo tops, factories, conveyors, gantries and process plant. We use rope access, MEWPs and zip up scaffolding to gain access.


Entry and vacuum removal of perlite sand from a liquid natural gas storage tank roof

  • 42m up, the roof is a 45m diameter suspended deck beneath domed outer shell.
  • Specialist access scaffolding designed and installed to facilitate entry and rescue.
  • Combination of fall arrest retrieval wire work and rope access.
  • Long duration breathing airline trailer and compressor work.
  • Full BA rescue crew on stand-by.
  • Full rescue and escape plan including extraction of casualty from roof and transport to ground level.
  • Specialist lighting and power solution for zone 2 area.
  • Crane lifts of equipment to and from roof.

Rope access cleaning in Cement Preheater tower

  • Rope access to tap test and clean down refractories before man entry below.
  • Use of hand held breaker to knock down material.
  • High temperature, restricted access and hazardous materials.


Rope access to facilitate vacuum removal in grain silo

  • High temperature.
  • Use of hand held breaker to knock down material.
  • Bulk material flows.
  • Rapid removal required.
  • Large diameter silo required complex rope support system.

Food silo cleaning

  • Shot blast cleaning.
  • Pressure washing & steam cleaning.
  • Application of food grade coating.


Waste to Energy and Process Plant Cleans

  • Whole building cleans to remove material deposits from walls, steelwork and process plant.
  • Cleaning of plant to maintain safety standards for ATEX and zoned areas.
  • Shutdown, commissioning and de-commissioning cleaning.

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