A Career with Stroma Specialist Access

Welcome to Specialist Access from James Rhodes

"Working at Stroma Specialist access is a career like no other. Our highly experienced specialists employ the latest techniques to deliver a fantastic service for our clients. Our staff work on a range of fascinating projects, from major infrastructure inspections to many different services in the built environment. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, we’re always looking to benefit from and pass on our expertise to new team members." James Rhodes

A bit about Stroma Specialist Access

Stroma Specialist Access offers difficult access support for our clients across UK infrastructure and built environment. A career at Stroma Specialist Access, working alongside our experienced and highly trained technicians who are experts at working at height and in confined spaces for our clients in the rail, highways and built asset sectors, is a career like no other.

You will respond to constant changes in the UK’s infrastructure network and work on a range of blue-chip, often spectacular projects as you inspect bridges and buildings that are difficult to access. Our expertise includes detailed experience of over 10,000 rail structure examinations, over 6,000 highways inspections and a growing portfolio of buildings, masts and tower projects.

What we do at Stroma Specialist Access

Stroma Specialist Access has always believed in pushing the boundaries to provide clients with the most cost-effective and safest way of carrying out inspection, maintenance, examination and confined spaces works. This is why a large portion of our work is from repeat business - our clients know the high level of service Stroma can deliver.

We deploy a range of access techniques to deliver service to our clients including; Rope Access, a key service in the inspection and maintenance of UK infrastructure, Confined Space entry, another important service regarding the inspection and maintenance of a range of structures and buildings, and drone surveys, which offer a unique perspective and a means of rapid infrastructure inspection.

As a member of the Specialist Access team you will work on buildings, highways, bridges, masts and towers, as well as water infrastructure. With more than 30 years’ experience, you will be working with a team at the forefront of the specialist access discipline employing cutting edge techniques on challenging and enjoyable projects up and down the country.

Check out some of our projects

Here’s Steve Clarke, our Infrastructure Inspections Manager, completing a recent examination project on Harringworth Viaduct; the UK’s longest masonry viaduct.


Client: Network Rail

Services: Drone Surveys and Visual Inspections using Rope Access

Project Brief: Stroma Specialist Access spent Christmas Day 2018 working on Stratford box, the Stratford International Station for the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. This built on the longstanding relationship we have built with Network Rail High Speed as their main supplier for examination works.

What attracted you to join Stroma?

"Stroma was offering the perfect job, helping me to continue with rope access work and a very similar role I was doing previously in Cambridge. Being located near to where I dreamed of living, it seemed irresistible. Already Stroma seems to be like a well-run, busy company, so I am excited to work with them." James Benton, Rope Access Examiner

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