Established in 1988 as a company specialising in the conservation of England’s stunning architectural heritage, WallWalkers has evolved to become one of England’s leading rope access teams host to an eclectic mix of skills and services allowing us to tackle a wide variety of tasks. However, no matter how many projects we are involved in, conservation of England’s magnificent buildings is still our passion, demonstrated by a rigorous attention to detail and deep-seated pride in the quality of our work.
We may be leading specialists in historic building maintenance, but we’ve certainly not been left in the technological past. Tweets via:
Let's take a quick journey back to May this year, where a team of 4 were busy working on this character-infused Church in Soho Square, London.
We were contracted for a five week project, were a wide range of roof repairs were to be carried out.
Tile and slate replacement
Bell cote bird prevention netting
Bell tower netting for securing of loose tiles
Clearance/repairs to all rainwater goods .....
The MillWalkers - Dismantling the Sweeps of a Beautiful Windmill
We recently were contracted to carry out high spec wood repairs to the sails, or ‘sweeps’, of this beautiful windmill and private home.
The spec was to include chopping out failed wood sections, replacing with external-grade plastic wood, painting with wood hardener to any softening wood, sanding down, lining with external-grade mastic and painted with a base coat to the limit of the allowable budget.
Day 1 on site, materials and tools in hand, and everything changed. .....
How does one hope to suspend their body in mid-air with nothing to attach to above, below or to either side? We had the same discussion having non-nonchalantly accepted this project.
WallWalkers' rope access services were recently called upon by London's own Royal Academy of Arts, to complete one of our more complex and out of the box challenges in recent times. .....
A rope access technician we’ve previously worked with on numerous occasions recently sent me a photograph of a small church in London and I was immediately struck with a sense of warm familiarity as a wave of fond memories rolled in.
It was very much the kind of nostalgia you’d get if you stumbled upon an old photograph showing your fresh-faced school buddies, all laughing and tumbling over each other in an effort to get in the centre line of an off-the-cuff snap. .....