Ironstone – not as solid as it sounds

The name ‘ironstone’ evokes a sense of strength and stability, what with it being a combination of strong metal and natural building material. It’s almost as if all fortresses and strongholds should be created from this hybrid. However, the reality is rather different; a reality a recent client of ours knows all too well. Ironstone…

Teetering Atop a Flagpole

Team WallWalkers go where others won’t, with minimal fuss and without the need for expensive scaffolding. Ever since that playful remark from an architect client who asked if we could access the top of a steeple to look at the condition of a weathervane, we have evolved it into a unique and specialist skill. Now…

Winchester Cathedral – Attic Attack

Some of the services that the WallWalkers team are often called upon for are the issue of inspection, as well as providing safety and security for those wanting to get up close and hands-on in hard to access areas. One recent example is Winchester Cathedral: The Job: Team WallWalkers were called in to help inspect…

Guy’s Cliffe – A Vegetation Horror Story

Guy’s Cliffe, a hamlet on the river Avon in Warwickshire, is a location is steeped in history. Occupied since the Saxon times, it is home to the legend of Guy of Warwick, who battled dragons and monsters to gain the hand of fair Lady Felice. However, filled with remorse for his violent past, he became…

BT Press Release “Castle Defended from Weeds Menace”

A medieval moated castle has undergone work to have weeds delicately pulled from its sandstone walls to prevent structural deterioration. A two-man team from WallWalkers Rope Access Ltd. have been scaling the 60ft-high battlements at 14th Century, National Trust-managed Bodiam Castle near Robertsbridge, East Sussex. With rope harnesses, hard hats and a head of for…

WallWalkers Rope Access Forest of Dean UK

The Cinderford Survey

St. John’s Church in Cinderford, Forest of Dean is a wonderful little church boasting a small spire once host to a bright and shiny new cockerel. Times have changed, however, and with it, the condition of the weathervane it once homed. The team were asked to conduct a full scale interior/exterior photographic inspection of the…