From inspecting a sandstone chimney that has begun to show signs of structural issues to Church Steeples.

Our rope access steeplejack team provide a complete inspection and maintenance service for historic buildings (where traditional steeplejack services originated) to more modern yet difficult access buildings and structures that require regular, visual inspection.

We are Balmore Specialist Contracts. A Rope Access, Building Maintenance and Roofing Contractor based in Glasgow and covering Scotland for the complete steeplejack service. Specialising in difficult access repair and maintenance work, we provide stone masonry repairs, lead work, lightning protection and more traditional roofing and building maintenance using rope access equipment.

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Our Steeplejack Team conducting a visual inspection of a Church Steeple

What is rope access?

Rope Access is simply a collection of ropes and climbing equipment that is used for gain access to difficult to access and inaccessible areas. This is particularly beneficial for church steeples and other historic buildings where their complex building structure makes them difficult to access through traditional lift access mechanisms and scaffolding.

Rope Access is used predominantly when it is either not safe or is simply not possible to access a particular location with other means such as scaffolding. It is also significantly cheaper than scaffolding.

Visual Inspection using Steeplejack Services

Visual inspection of a building structure is one of the first steps that need to be taken to investigate any potential issues with a buildings stonework or roofing. Visual inspection of difficult to access locations such as church steeples is one of the most versatile and powerful tools available for building maintenance contractors. Rope Access Steeplejack services allows us to conduct visual inspections of historic buildings without the need for expensive scaffolding. The majority of the time, the repair work that is required can also be completed by our steeplejack team.

Offering the complete service

At Balmore, we offer a complete inspection, repair and cleaning service either through Balmore Specialist Contracts or our sister divisions under The Balmore Group comprising of Balmore Contracting, a specialist cleaning contractor that can provide stonework cleaning (among many other services) and Balmore Inspection Services which is one of Scotland’s leading drone survey companies. Our dedication to reinvesting in our team and our equipment has seen us become a leader in our field with long lasting client relationships and experience on working on buildings ranging from a-listed historic sandstone structures to modern power stations.

If you would like to find out more about Balmore and our steeplejack services, please contact our head office in Glasgow by calling 0141 944 6100 or if you are on the East Coast, you can call our Edinburgh office on 0131 314 2896.

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Glasgow based Steeplejack Services