Soil Nailing, Rock Drilling, Ground Anchors and Rock Bolts

tei photoVertical Access Ltd have extensive experience in geotechnical work such as soil nailing and ground anchoring. Especially when used for slope stabilisation of cuttings and embankments on the railways.

We are capable of carrying out design and build contracts for slope, cliff and retaining wall stabilisation with all permanent anchors being installed to the standards prescribed in BS EN 1537.

Utilising the most up to date techniques and materials has enabled us to become a specialised contractor within this area.


Rock Bolts, Soil Nails and Ground Anchors we are approved installers of:

    • Dywidag drill system, Soil Nails and Ground Anchors for loose or collapsing soils.
    • Dywidag Gewi Steel High Yield Threadbar Ground Anchors
    • tei 3Grip-Bar Anchor Systems for Soil Nailing and Rock Bolts
    • Weldgrip Gripforce and Fibregrip Rock Bolts
    • Weldgrip composite self drilling soil nails, self drilling steel anchor system
    • Weldgrip ATB 700 fully threaded bar and ‘AT’ rock bolts
    • Cintec Anchors
    • Platipus Mechanical Earth Anchors
    • Maccaferri Rock Fall Protection Netting and Mac Mat R Erosion Control Netting



‘Down the Hole’ hammer drills can be used on the masts as well as MA90 and MA100 rock drills, therefore allowing anchors up to 140mm dia. and 15m deep to be drilled.

photo (7)Should larger ground anchors be required, these can be achieved through utilising the larger rock drill rigs available to use through our Equipment Hire Partners.

With versatile plant that has been developed in house, Vertical Access Ltd are able to work in any ground stabilisation environment and are able to fulfill all client requirements, whether in conventional or difficult access sites.


Below is a video showing Vertical Access Ltd. Soil Nailing with the new TEI HEM550.