Rope Access Building Maintenance and FM

At Vertex we understand the how the condition of our clients’ buildings impacts on the productivity of their core business.

By supplying expert high-level maintenance services, underpinned with experienced project management and robust safety frameworks, Vertex’s Facility Management (FM) division help keep our clients’ assets running smoothly and efficiently.

High Level Steelwork Painting - Shopping Centre

Hard Maintenance 

  • Cladding repairs and replacement

  • Pest Control and Bird Netting

  • Roofing repairs and installation

  • Fall Arrest System Testing and Installation

  • Sign installation, removal and maintenance

  • High level maintenance

  • Rendering repairs

  • Glazing Replacement and repairs

  • Planned maintenance & reactive maintenance

  • Concrete repairs

  • Pipework repairs and installation

  • Fire system installation

  • Lighting installation and repairs

  • Bespoke installations such as corporate art work

  • Mastic and Silicone Sealant Works

Soft Maintenance

  • Building envelope condition surveys and inspections

  • Leak detection and CWCT water testing 

  • Gutter Maintenance and Cleaning

  • External builders clean

  • DOFF steam cleaning

  • Cladding and facade cleaning

  • High level building painting and surface preparation

  • High level window cleaning

Other associated services

  • Expansion and construction joint repairs

  • Cable tray installation and cabling

  • Confined space entry

  • Vegetation removal

  • White glove cleaning

  • Dust exclusion

Glazing Motor Repairs

Electrical Lighting Maintenance

High Level Cladding Repairs with Debris Netting - London

High Level Cladding Repairs with Debris Netting - London

Rope access is one of the most time and cost effective methods of undertaking all high level building maintenance works and facilities management.

Rope access is statistically the safest method of working at height. Vertex’s IRATA trained operatives are assessed a maximum of every 3 years for work at height competence. Further to this, Vertex Rope Access pride ourselves on ensuring we have the most highly trained workforce in the building maintenance sector.

Vertex’s operatives hold as a minimum the following qualifications:

  • CSCS

  • IPAF 3a and 3b

  • Confined Space

  • Asbestos

  • First Aid

  • Manual Handling


Our IRATA Level 3 site supervisors also hold:

  • SSSTS; or


  • CDM 2015

Vertex’s teams always consist of at least 1No experienced IRATA Level 3, and mobilised with operatives specialising and qualified in the task at hand. Vertex’s workforce include the following qualified and skilled tradespeople:

  • NVQ Cladding and Curtain Walling

  • Stone Masonry & Bricklaying

  • Fenestration

  • Electrical

  • Roofing

  • Fall Arrest System Testing and Installation

  • Arborists, Lantra and NPTC

Vertex is an approved installer of several liquid roof repair systems including:

  • Gutter lining

  • Cut edge corrosion treatment

  • Flat roof overcoating repairs

  • Asbestos coating

Vertex also hold the following company accreditations:

  • Constructionline Silver

  • CHAS

  • Federation of Master Builders


  • FISA

Supporting all of our facilities management services is our industry leading aerial surveying division, Vertex Air, specialising in:

  • Drone high definition photographic surveying

  • IR Thermal Imaging and ITC Level 3 Analysis, BREEAM Rating

  • 3D modelling

  • Promotional imagery including 360 panoramic photographs and virtual tours

To browse the full range of our building maintenance services, click here or to discuss your rope access building maintenance and facilities management, LiveChat below, email us on or call 01709 379 453