Welcome to Rope Access Contractors. Rope Access Specialists in the UK and Europe


Rope Access Contractors are an IRATA member company who have been professionally carrying out rope access and commercial rigging on high rise buildings and structures since 1990.

Having over 1700 successfully completed contracts to our name, we are a market leader in our highly specialised industry.

Our client list is extensive and impressive. Working together with the largest contractors in the country and biggest clients, we have worked on some of the highest profile projects in the City of London on sites such as Barclays, HSBC, The Shard, Citibank and the Walkie Talkie as well as projects like Clifton Suspension Bridge, Tottenham Hotspur FC & One Blackfriars to name but a few.

We are extremely proud of our immaculate safety record and attention to detail, Rope Access Contractors philosophy is to “complete the task once the right way first time every time” ensuring that industry best practice and the guidance provided by IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association) is fully adhered to.

Rope Access Contractors professionalism and commitment to providing a safe working environment for our operatives and those working around us is demonstrated by the SAFE contractor, CHAS and IRATA accreditation we hold.

Having our own purpose designed IRATA training facility in house allows RAC to provide first class training to the industry and also gives our technicians the opportunity to practice techniques and rescues in a controlled environment.

Rope Access has a remarkable safety record compared to other industries this is something that Rope Access Contractors as well as others work hard to maintain through a disciplined methodical approach and robust procedures.


“Our relationship has developed into more of a partnership than Contractor/Subcontractor”.

Rope Access Contractors are a British based rope access company specialising in industrial and commercial rigging.

Our multi-skilled IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association) trained technicians solve complex access problems where conventional methods are not possible / impractical or too expensive. Once the access problem has been assessed and the solution is in place our operatives can position themselves at the exact point of work where they have the capabilities to carry out a wide range of tasks from fixing to cleaning and mastic work our operatives are flexible and skilled.

Everyone on the team is proud of our exemplary health & safety record having completed over one million man hours since our formation in 1990, we hold SAFE contractor and CHAS accreditation which demonstrates Rope Access Contractors continuing commitment to our health & safety performance.

In 2014 we completed our purpose built training facility becoming an IRATA member operational and training company. We consulted vastly experienced IRATA trainers and assessors to assist us with the design of the facility to ensure we can offer the best training experience possible and the newest equipment available to the industry.
We have years of experience within our team along with procedures which have been developed to ensure efficient safe working enabling us to minimise costs to our clients and save time on site.

Rope Access Contractors are arguably the most experienced glazing installer using rope access techniques in the country; we are highly skilled in both glazing installation & replacement having worked on the most prestigious high profile projects in the UK.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements as we can often save time and costly crane hire and road closures using our specialist flexible access techniques.