Welcome to Access North.

We are height work and access specialists with expertise in industrial rope access, fall protection (SFS Approved Installers) , lightning protection and building maintenance and repairs. Our skilled teams boast a wealth of work at height experience across diverse industry backgrounds. Based in West Yorkshire, we work nationwide providing rope access, fall protection, lightning protection testing & inspection and building maintenance & repair services.

Our Services

We deliver a full range of height work services, including rope access and fall protection, for the built environment throughout the UK.

Rope Access Services

Our skilled industrial rope access technicians are all IRATA trained and provide an efficient, safe, affordable and non-disruptive solutions to building maintenance in high or hard to access situations, including:

  • Planned preventative maintenance (PPM) & inspections
  • Facade access, glazing, grouting, siliconing & window cleaning
  • High-rise buildings, old mills & over water access
  • Banner installation & removal
  • Bridge maintenance, inspections, testing, painting & pointing
  • Roofing & guttering maintenance & debris removal
  • Wind Turbine maintenance, blade repairs & cleaning
  • Steelwork maintenance, cleaning, painting & bolt inspections
  • Installation & removal of Christmas decorations
  • Lighting, bulb replacements & services inspection
  • Theme park & rollercoaster maintenance, cleaning & repainting
  • Lift shaft access - cleaning, inspections, maintenance

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Fall Protection Systems

We provide comprehensive design, installation, inspection, recertification & testing and maintenance services for both temporary and permanent fall protection equipment, in line with current standards for sites including:

  • Commercial sites, exhibition centres & high-rise buildings
  • Business parks, industrial units & office parks
  • Holiday parks, resorts & theme parks
  • Active leisure & sports complexes
  • Leisure retail parks, cinemas & shopping malls
  • Historic & listed heritage properties
  • Horizontal safety-line testing & inspection
  • Eyebolt testing, inspections & reporting
  • Access via ladders, gantries & walkways
  • Roof access with freestanding guardrail edge protection
  • Roof access with top fixed guardrail edge protection
  • Horizontal ‘Man-Safe’ lifeline safety systems

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Building Maintenance

Our team is the support system for your structure, providing regular maintenance and planned repairs to keep it in the best condition possible. We provide a range of services, including:

  • Scheduled & planned preventative maintenance (PPM)
  • Surveys & inspections
  • Gutter repairs & cleaning
  • Building & facade cleaning
  • Brickwork & masonry repairs & repointing
  • Building painting & waterproofing

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Bird Control


Access North offers a comprehensive range of bird proofing & control products. We can also install your chosen system and provide training if required. Solutions include:

  • BirdAlert
  • Bird spikes
  • Bird scarers

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ETFE Installation, Maintenance & Repair

Our industrial rope access technicians provide a range of ETFE roof maintenance & support solutions, ranging from planned routine inspections to ensure consistent performance, through to emergency pillow repairs when the unexpected happens

  • Planned preventative maintenance (PPM)
  • Cleaning & care
  • Inspections
  • Emergencies
  • Pillow deflation
  • Bird strikes
  • Pump malfunctions

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Tensile Fabric Installation, Maintenance & Repair

Our multi-disciplined team has designed, installed, inspected, cleaned, maintained and enhanced hundreds of tensile fabric structures for clients across the UK.
We've provided services such as:

  • Design, installation & maintenance
  • FabriCare© Cleaning and Dirt Removal
  • New builds & refurbishment of existing structures
  • Shopping centre canopies, conics & malls
  • Schools & academies PVC & PTFE canopies
  • Colleges & Universities Canopies & Conics
  • Sports stadiums, arenas & event spaces
  • Racecourse canopies, stands & seating areas

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To find out how we can help you, or for more info about Access North, please call our team on 01484 506282 or you can send us a message.