Covering many aspects within the Rope Access industry, we are highly experienced and have expertise in the following areas.


  • Inspection and assessment
  • Engineering
  • Maintenance
  • Geotechnical
  • Working at heights/rescue
  • Confined space entry


  • Welding & Fabrication
  • Electrical installation/maintenances
  • Rock stabilization
  • Painting/Blasting
  • Safety stand-by cover
  • Tree felling on steep ground


  • Rope Access Level 1
  • Rope Access Level 2
  • Rope Access Level 3
  • Refinery/Industrial Rescue Training
  • Working at height
  • Confined Space entry

ROV Inspection

Thistle Access can now offer the LBV300-6 300mtr depth rated ROV with a extended tether length of 350m (1148ft) and 1,100m (3600ft), more powerful Brushless DC Thrusters, 700 lumen internal LED lighting, Fiber Optic video/data electronics, sonar and USBL tracking system. This is an offshore tool with extreme amounts of power and capability.

Also on offer is a wide range of remote inspection camera systems for covering a wide and diverse range of tasks. By using remote camera systems for inspections can help reduce the risks and costs.

Pearpoint drain inspection system with tracking system fitted for pin point location of and damaged sections.

Inspection Spy Ball camera system with lasers fitted for scaling defective areas. Ideal for inspections on shafts, hydro gates, intakes etc.

Inspections include:- piers, Ships hulls, Moorings, Aquacultural, Seabed Surveys, Offshore Structures, Hydro Dams, Penstocks, Shaft Inspections, Drain Inspections, NDT Inspections.