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Temporary Cradle rigging (Giraffe Access) 08707 553344

Suspended Access Equipment Sales/Maintenance 01476 575400

Design and Engineering 01476 575400

BMU Installation 01476 575400

Cradle Maintenance London 0203 8664200

Manchester 0161 7758809

Fall Protection London 0203 8664200

Manchester 0161 7758809

Training services 01751 475290

Zarafa Group
Products & Services

Zarafa Group specialise in the niche area of suspended access and fall protection. 

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Suspended access cradles are a flexible, safe and cost effective method of access. With quick installation, modular nature and not requiring fixing into the structure, cradles can be used on a range of structures including; 

  • Commercial buildings (Offices, shopping centres, warehouses)
  • Industrial structures (Storage tanks, factories)
  • Offshore installations (Light houses, oil rigs, sea walls, and jetties)
  • Stadium and entertainment venues
  • Energy installations (Power stations, hydroelectric, wind turbines)
  • Infrastructure (Bridges, viaducts)
  • Residential buildings
  • Monument, heritage and historical restoration sites

Once in place, a range of different tasks can be carried out from the working platform including cladding, construction, painting, glazing and general maintenance.

Experienced teams based in 5 UK centres provide a nationwide service. 

In house design teams provide design and engineering support to overcome some of the most challenging projects. As well as rigging services, Zarafa offer a full suspended access service including equipment sales, maintenance services, repair, rental and training. Please visit 'find out more' for further information on each area.

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Giraffe Access offer rigging and hire of temporary suspended access equipment. The extensive equipment range is highly versatile and can be adapted to fit any access problem. With our in house design and engineering team, we can solve the most complex access problems.

Giraffe Access has rigging teams operating from 5 centres across the UK. Please visit or call 08707 553344 for further information on rigging and hire services.

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We provide innovative, safe and value-based solutions uniquely tailored for each customer. 

From initial conception and design to build completion and rigging, our in house engineering team work with the customer to assist in solving their access problem. Embracing the latest software technology has enabled us to work closely with engineering teams in our partner companies around the world, ensuring we can apply cutting edge product development and techniques into our designs. 

For more information on design and engineering services, please visit Zarafa Height Solutions or call 01476 575400.

Zarafa offer an extensive range of suspended access products.

From market leading hoists, platforms and roof beams to spare parts, accessories and PPE, all from leading manufacturers.

For further information on the equipment that can be supplied, please visit Zarafa Height Solutions or call direct on 01476 575400.

It is critical that man-riding lifting equipment is maintained on a regular basis to ensure safety and reliability. Zarafa offer a range of services to help you get the best from your equipment, whilst ensuring the legislative and safety regulations are met. This includes;

  • Servicing
  • Repair
  • Overhaul and certification

Zarafa's purpose built workshop can service and repair a wide range of hoists and lifting equipment. Teams of skilled engineers and workshop facilities allow Zarafa to offer a high quality maintenance, repair and testing service for Sky Climber and other manufacturers equipment.

Zarafa believes the quality of maintenance, repair and inspection services is determined by the passion and expertise of our engineering staff. Zarafa actively recruit the best staff, focusing on individual talent. Each staff member pursues a learning and development programme so that they are always up-to-date and aware of the latest developments and current legislation, ensuring that all our inspections and certification conform to current Health and Safety legislation.

Please visit Zarafa Height Solutions for further information or call direct on 01476 575400.

Zarafa offer an extensive range of hoists, platforms and accessories that are available on a rental only basis. 

Our hoists, safety devices and platforms are specially selected from world leading manufacturers including Sky Climber, Altrex and Tractel. Hoists and Safety Devices are maintained and tested by competent engineers in conformance with Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) and other relevant legislation.

Contact us direct on 01476 575400 or visit Zarafa Height Solutions for further information.

Zarafa Training provide an Operator training course accredited by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). 

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) places certain requirements on employers. You must make sure that all people who use, supervise or manage the use of work equipment have received adequate training.

Our in house trainers are qualified and experienced within the industry and can provide training on a number of areas relevant to the suspended access industry. Course locations can be set to meet your requirements.

In addition to operator training, we offer a range of working at height related courses, some of which can be bespoke to client needs.

If you are interested in working at height training for your employees, further information is available here.

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