Rope Access Inspection and Surveys

At Vertex Rope Access, we provide the highest quality Rope Access condition Surveys and asset inspection services.

Visual and tactile condition surveys undertaken using industrial rope access techniques are one of the safest, most cost effective and accurate tools to determine the condition of a building or structure.

Glazing compression plate inspections

  • Condition surveys and testing

  • Structural surveys

  • Defect inspections

  • “Make safe” surveys

  • Water ingress assessments and Leak investigations

  • Heritage surveys

  • Window inspections

  • Sampling - core sampling, cladding/insulation sampling and roof buildup

  • STE/04 detailed and visual examination for bridges, culverts and retaining walls

  • STE/07 shallow water examinations

  • Roof surveys - traditional slate, flat roofs, metal roofs, EPDM roofs

  • Drone surveys

  • Building pathology

  • Concrete and masonry testing - Schmidt hammer rebound testing, covermeter

  • Storm damage assessment

  • Thermal imaging

  • Quality Assurance Inspections of works undertaken by other Rope Access Contractors

  • Bolt and anchor testing - EN795 pull test, eye bolts and glass/panel fixings

  • Wall tie investigations 

  • Render surveys

  • Steel, aluminium and cast iron inspection

  • Dimensional surveys - line, level and verticality

  • Paint and condition monitoring

  • Emergency works - Safety removals or dangerous high level items

For specialist cladding and curtain walling surveys, please visit our cladding and curtain walling page

Facade detailed condition survey

Eyebolt testing to soffit - Wembley

Glulam Beam Fracture Inspection and Monitoring

Glulam Beam Fracture Inspection and Monitoring

Vertex’s survey and inspections services provide detailed information that is actionable to identify, prevent and remediate defects that cause building maintenance issues. The effectiveness of any survey hinges on the knowledge and experience of the inspectors undertaking the survey. At Vertex Rope Access, all of our building inspection services are carried out by a specialist team of IRATA trained Rope Access building surveyors and civil engineers. 

  • Vertex Rope Access holds an exemplary safety record, with no RIDDOR occurrences since our company’s founding. 

  • Industrial rope access has the best safety record when compared to traditional methods of working at height e.g. scaffolding or ladder access

  • Rope access benefits from rapid site setup and deployment; it is an eminently flexible method of working; it has a low impact on the fabric of the buildings

  • Vertex’s rope access techniques are significantly more cost effective than traditional methods of access, with a much lower impact and disruption to buildings and operations 

Our client focused ethos allows us to comprehend the pressures our clients sometimes face to solve the issues caused by building defects. Vertex’s surveying departments operate 7 days a week to work around the requirements of clients operations.

All or our reports are clear, concise and illustrated with high definition photography. At Vertex, we pride ourselves on our responsiveness and the quick turnaround of reporting and deliverables, to ensure our clients receive the right information with enough time to action remedial work.

All of our survey and inspection works are supported by our aerial surveying division, Vertex Air, who operate the most sophisticated drone technology. Many of our clients benefit from our unique approach to surveying whereby our drones are used to accurately pinpoint building defects that require high level inspection by qualified building surveyors, yielding our clients substantial savings.

Visit our high level building maintenance page to find out more how Vertex Access can assist with defect remediation, building maintenance and facilities management.

To browse the full range of our services, click here or to discuss your rope access building survey or inspection requirements, LiveChat below, email us on or call 01709 379 453