Ground Control’s specialist rope access teams deliver complex but non-obtrusive maintenance, repair, and access works at height for civil structures, where scaffolding or mechanical systems are unsuitable.

The teams can reach the highest or tightest structural spaces, from portals in railway bridges or tunnels built in the nineteenth century to electricity pylons.

Safe access for everyone

Ground Control works with IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association) certified experts to enable the safe delivery of works to infrastructure, in line with the ICOP (International Code of Practice).

IRATA solves maintenance challenges using industrial rope access techniques to provide a safe, working environment. These techniques are also efficient, versatile, and cost-effective, and leave a minimal footprint on the environment.

Our services

Our specialists use rope access techniques for structural de-vegetation. They clear and manage problematic vegetation, preventing subsidence and other structural damages, whilst preventing damage and danger to infrastructure. 

Rope access services we offer include:

  • Structural de-vegetation
  • Invasive species control
  • Roof maintenance
  • Industrial painting
  • Industrial cleaning
  • Structural surveys
  • Scaling
  • Fireproofing
  • Brickwork repair
  • Ecological surveys
  • Minor civil engineering works

IRATA arb teams clear grade 2 listed rail tunnels

IRATA rope access specialists complete complex vegetation clearance at Liverpool Lime Street’s historic tunnel portals

Ground Control returns to the Chelsea Flower Show

Showcasing that ‘Diversity is Queen’ in partnership with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Ground Control awarded a 14th consecutive RoSPA President’s Gold Award 2024

The prestigious global health and safety award from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

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