Our Approach

Bell Access & Engineering Ltd have a safety-first approach to all our projects. We believe that instilling this mentality into all our staff brings a positive culture to the working environment, which translates into care and outstanding work on every project.


Our Story

Bell Access & Engineering Ltd was founded by Daniel Bell in 2010. Dan started as a self-employed Rope access level 3, taking Bell Access & Engineering Ltd to new heights. With the aid of Hayley and Brian, Bell Access & Engineering Ltd is expanding the company taking on new challenges by the day.

Core Team

Dan Bell

Dan Bell

Founder &  Director

From Upper Teesdale in Co.Durham a background of outdoor activity and an upbringing in farming, Dan became an IRATA level 1 in 2006, founded Bell Access in 2008 and has been an operator as an IRATA Level 3 since 2009, Working with several of the UK leading geotechnical engineering rope access companies running and supervising projects in the UK and abroad Dan has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry. With practical involvement in all projects, he's been involved in.

Bri Thomson

Brian Thomson

Company Director

From Edinburgh originally, the outdoor activity sector has taken him around Europe and finally to Cumbria. Having been on the same IRATA level 1 course as Dan and having worked with many of the same companies but on vastly different projects. Brian began training in 2011 with a leading UK training and equipment provider running courses in IRATA, working at height rescue and hosting and chairing many industry sector events. Brian brings a wealth of knowledge on equipment standards, legislation and compliance.

Hayley Bell

Hayley Bell

Company Secretary & Director

From Grimsby and partner to Dan, Hayley has a background and early career path similar to Dan and Brian. Latterly running community enterprise and funding support to local community businesses and managing teams in a more significant commercial business. Hayley brings HR and finance to the back office of Bell Access and is the point of contact for everything in the office.