IRATA Rope Access

Hughes Sub Surface Engineering is a fully accredited IRATA company with experienced IRATA qualified personnel in house. Industrial Rope Access is a safe and cost effective option for a vast array of offshore and working at height tasks.


Falling under Hughes Offshore Support Services, we can offer multi-disciplined IRATA trained Rope Access teams to undertake any of the following:

  • Wind Turbine Coating Repairs
  • Rigging, Installation, and construction services
  • NDT inspections (UT, MPI, LPI, ACFM, Eddy current, Phased Array and TOFD techniques)
  • Pre-assembly and offshore installation work on towers & Substations
  • Fall arrest systems installed
  • Lightning Protection installation
  • Painting and Blasting
  • Welding and Fabrication
  • Blade Cleaning
  • Blade Inspection and Repair
  • Transition Piece Coating Repairs
  • Substation Coatings Repairs


Hughes SSE certify our equipment to LOLER standard in-house allowing for quick and easy deployment to any site in the UK and across Europe.