University of Sheffield Facade and Atrium Access Systems

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  • Sheffield UK,

Case Study – University of Sheffield Facade and Atrium Access Systems

High Access Solutions scope of works was to consult, specify, design, manufacture, supply, install and certificate a bespoke facade and atrium cleaning and maintenance access system to provide a rope access or cradle maintenance solutions.

The external systems were designed to be mounted on the parapet steelwork and travel along each elevation with an integrated folding rung fall arrest ladder to facilitate access.

The internal systems consisted of bespoke curved rails to suit the many light wells and curvatures of the building and supplied with multi use trolleys for cradle or rope access operations.


  • 12 Weeks of Design Consultancy & Strategy Development pre contract
  • 375 Linear Meters of bespoke Fallprotec Safe Access curved aluminium atrium rails
  • 275 Liner Meters of Koltek 106 Access aluminium parapet rails
  • 24 External Galvanised Steel Davits with rotating and locking davit head units
  • 20 Fallprotec Securail folding rung ladder with fall arrest travellers and locking cover plates
  • 3 Fallprotec Safe Ladder inclined removable fall arrest ladders with fall arrest travellers
  • 6 Fall Restraint Fallprotec Yellow Anchor points

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Here are the rope access engineers on their final torque test and commissioning inspection.

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