Alternative Access Limited

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Alternative Access Limited


Alternative Access is one of Europe's most accomplished bespoke engineered facade access solutions, fall protection, Industrial Rope Access provider and facade access consultant with a reputation for finding the best access solutions to complex projects.

Facade Access - Working at Height Solutions

Alternative Access are leaders in Facade Access Solutions, we provide a multi range of Temporary/Permanent Suspended Work Access Systems and services for a construction and maintenance projects. Beyond solving unique facade access problems, our range of Suspended Access Systems are fundamentally shaping the way the construction industry works. With over 25 years of experience, Alternative Access has the expertise required to help you safely and efficiently access your work.

Design and Consultancy

Engineered Access solutions are often complex and always individual to our clients’ requirements. Alternative Access uses the very latest computer software to assist our clients to visualise our proposals in 3D format. You can see your access solution operational even before initial prototyping, testing and manufacture.

Test and Maintenance

As well as the design and construction of standard and bespoke access systems, Alternative Access Ltd offer a full maintenance, inspection, refurbishement, repair, maintenance and testing of:

•Suspended Facade Access Equipment for window cleaning and building maintenance.

•Safety eyebolts and ladder restraints.

•Mansafe Fall Arrest Systems and Roof Edge Protection.

•Fixed Access Ladders and Walkways.

•Safety Harnesses, Lanyards, Aneometers, together with a variety of safety associated products for safe working at height.

•General and Specialist Cleaning Services

Latchways Fall Arrest Systems - Complete Fall Protection solutions

Alternative Access is one of the leading installers of Mansafe fall protection systems and Access solutions in UK. Working with Latchways PLC , Alternative Access use Constant Force® and fixed anchor type systems to offer solutions to all engineered cable-based fall arrest systems problems. Alternative Access can assit in designing your fall protection system to ensure it meets your necessary safety requirements, please contact us for further information.

There are several different forms of fall protection systems we offer:

Horizontal Fall Protection Systems

Inclined Fall Protection Systems

Overhead Systems

Mobile Man Anchor Systems



VersiRail - Guardrail System

Ladders and Step Units

Annual Test & Inspection

Personal Protective Equipment

Combining Alternative Access vast experience in the design and installation of these fall protection systems and the understanding of all the different types of fall arrest equipments, we can design, install and commission a bespoke system to suit all of our Clients’ requirements.

We use Latchways fall arrest systems. Product brochures for the systems are downloadable.

Industrial Rope Access - Abseiling

Alternative Access Limited and its management team have been pioneering the use of industrial rope access techniques since the 1980's and have worked closely with the Health and Safety Executive to refine these techniques, ultimately leading to the publication of BS7985:2002 Code of Practice for the use of rope access for industrial purposes.

Alternative Access range of Industrial Rope Access (Abseiling) services include: Structural Inspection, Painting Inspection,General Inspection, Video/Photographic Services, Blasting & Coatings, Industrial Cleaning (Builders Clean), Emergency Medical Response at Height & Fall Arrest Awareness

All our rope access operations, including rope access maintenance, inspection and painting are planned and undertaken in full accordance with BS7985 using only IRATA certificated personnel.

Over 25 years of innovation in this industry has seen Alternative Access develop a whole range of bespoke permanent/temporary suspended access solutions to be used in conjunction with industrial rope access techniques, including light cradle systems and other bespoke systems.

All our access systems may be provided as stand-alone options for any particular project or supplied in conjunction with trade skills, depending on your specific requirements.

Access Equipment - Supply & Hire

We are proud to announce that through our global supply chain, Alternative Access Limited can supply or hire any cradle, Lifting Equipment, Material Handling, Measurement of Tension and Loads, Suspended Working Platforms, Building Maintenance Units and Fall Arrest Safety Equipment.

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Getting in contact with Alternative Access Limited

296 Sheffield Road
S Yorkshire
S60 1FZ

Tel: 01709389660

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