Company Profile

Industrial Rope Access

Vertical Access Ltd was established in 1988 by Paul Braithwaite with the aim of developing methods for working at heights and applying them to a variety of commercial and industrial projects.

company profile Industrial Rope Access
The company is now one of the leading industrial rope access companies in Britain and provides consulting services and rope access solutions for difficult to reach areas. Vertical Access have a commitment to provide a fast and personal response to meet the needs of its clients.


Our abseiling technicians are trained and assessed with the IRATA training scheme. We offer a range of specialist services including ground and slope stabilisation, de-vegetation, rail and nuclear work, industrial surveys, inspections and testing, geotechnical contracts, building inspections, repair and maintenance, bridge inspections repair and maintenance, soil nailing and ground anchors and sign and banner installation. All work is carried out by appropriately qualified personnel. We are Link Up approved and are a members of Constructionline and SAFEcontractor.

Vertical Access company profile


We also offer IRATA training courses to all levels and courses in safe working at height.