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December 2018 – Merry Christmas From Rope Assemblies

Merry Christmas from all of us @ Rope Assemblies many thanks for your custom throughout 2018 and we look forwards to working with you in 2019. Please note our offices will close for the Christmas break on Friday 21st December and Reopen Wednesday 2nd January 🌲🌲🌲⛄️☃️☃️



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December 2018 – Don’t Miss Out On Our Christmas Gift

Don’t miss out! Be one of the first 200 customers to place your order in December and receive a little Christmas Gift  to say thank you from all of us at Rope Assemblies Ltd. At this time of the year when your budgets are starting to get a little tight why not bag yourselves a bargain.  Take a look at all the additional items that we have available on our special offers page by clicking the link here. Be quick as they won’t last long at these prices!



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December 2018 – Rope Assemblies builds bridges with Castleford Heritage Trust in time for Beer Festival

Rope Assemblies has worked with Castleford Heritage Trust to create a safe footbridge at Castleford’s Queen’s Mill – part of a major restoration project to restore the historic building.

Sitting on the banks of the River Aire, Queen’s Mill was once thought to be the largest stone grinding mill in the world. According to the West Yorkshire Archaeological Society there has been a working mill by the River Aire as far back as Roman times. During medieval times the mills were used mainly for milling wheat, and they continue to do so.

Now looked after by the Castleford Heritage Trust, visitors are invited to explore the mill during special open days throughout the year where members from the trust will be on hand to share the history of the mill and answer any questions. It is also used as a venue for local events.

One such event, the Castleford Beer Festival took place last month – a community event drawing in the crowds with musical art, food and of course beer. However James Knowles, project manager at Castleford Heritage Trust explained: “The venue was all ready for the festival which was set to attract over 1000 visitors. However we had an issue with the function room – it only has one emergency escape and so we had to install a bridge so that, should visitors be required to leave the building in an emergency, they could do so safely. Without the bridge, we would not have been able to use the room.”

Thanks to a recommendation from a rigging company working on the project, James got in touch with Linda Martin at Rope Assemblies who, along with Joanne in the sales team, advised on the right product for the job and sent out some samples. She explained: “For a job like this we recommended 5mm stainless steel assemblies, with M10 Swage Studs on either side. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing but it is hardwearing and a better solution than galvanised items as it stands up to the elements much better. James was delighted with the samples and so placed an order for over 107 metres.”

Just last month the Rope Assemblies’ sales team received a special commendation at the LEEA Awards for their customer service and Linda receiving a ‘Manager of the Year’ commendation – both for ‘setting an exemplary standard within the lifting industry’, and James can see why.
“Rope Assemblies were amazing at turning around our request and delivering the order in a matter of days. The wires are great – rated to 300kg each, they’re more than adequate to act as a safety barrier underneath the handrail to ensure that no one could fall through the structure,” James said.

He concluded: “The Rope Assemblies team were brilliant to work with – if you’re ever unsure about something, they explain it all in layman’s terms how it all works and advise on everything from the diameter of the wires your require to how you’d terminate it. Time and cost were an issue on this project and they came up with an effective solution that meant we met our extremely tight budget and to deadline – making our first large event a resounding success.”



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November 2018 – New Kong Brochures For Sport & Rescue

We have recently updated our Kong PPE section to include two new brochures focused on Kong Rescue and Kong Sport. The Kong Sport brochure offers complete product information for helmets, harnesses, gloves, connectors, quickdraws, slings, descenders, rope clamps, pulleys, ferrata sets, anchoring tools, lines, bags and gadgets. The Kong Rescue brochure provides the very best in product technology for stretchers, lifting devices, evacuation, transport, harnesses, slings and products that will perform in the harshest snow and ice conditions. Please visit the https://www.ropeassemblies.co.uk/kong-ppe-downloads/ page to see all PDF downloads and contact us for your Kong requirements.



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October 2018 – Autumn Offer From Rope Assemblies

October Offer – It will soon be Pantomime Season again ‘Oh yes it will’ ! FREE Standard Next Day Delivery (UK mainland only) on all orders over £200 (exc VAT) Place your order with Rope Assemblies Ltd between 12th October – 9th November 2018 quoting code Panto18



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October 2018 – Alzheimer’s Society at Clumber Park Team Long Walk

Rope Assemblies Ltd put a team together called RALS&PALS and completed the 8.5k Long memory walk on Sunday 7th Oct all in the aid of the Alzheimer’s Society at Clumber Park, between them they raised over £600 – Lynnies 6 year old son Henri also completed the long walk without any complaints, well done to all that took part.



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October 2018 – Macmillan Event At Rope Assemblies

Rope Assemblies Ltd recently held a Macmillan world’s biggest coffee morning where nearly £100 was raised for the charity, it was held in memory of Ailene Brown (Linda’s Mum) & Nick Simms (Sharron’s Husband) and for anyone else that has been touched by this horrible illness, let’s hope more charity events like this will one day put cancer into the history books and remove it from the present and for all our future generations to come, thank you to all that donated.



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September 2018 – Winner of the Summer 2018 Facebook Competition

Followers of Rope Assemblies Facebook page were invited to enter our summer ‘Like & Share’ competition during August with the winner receiving an Amazon Echo Dot. Liking our Facebook page and sharing the competition post put automatic entry into the prize draw that ran for July and August with the lucky winner announced on Tuesday 4th September.

Giles Metcalfe from Curve Theatre in Leicester will be receiving his prize this week.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more offers in the future.



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September 2018 – Lighting Ladders Available In Bespoke Lengths

The Lighting Ladder was created in conjunction with one of our customers who needed a solution for hanging lights vertically without the space consuming aluminium ladders. Consisting of two lengths of wire rope with spacing of end stops, karabiners at the end and removable rungs for easy transportation and storage, the Lighting Ladder can be manufactured to whatever length the customer requires and this can be increased by purchasing additional length. What’s more, several ladders can be joined together width ways to create a lighting ‘curtain’. Rungs are available in widths of 500mm and 1m and spare rungs are available. Find out more on: https://www.ropeassemblies.co.uk/products/manufactured-assemblies/lighting-ladders/



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August 2018 – Free Standard Next Day Delivery On All Orders Over £250 Before 31st August

Rope Assemblies is pleased to announce a promotion offering free next day delivery (UK mainland only) on all orders over £250. The promotion is for all orders placed before 31st August 2018 and all you need to do is quote the code RALAUG18 on your enquiry, correspondence or telephone call. For further information or to place your order call our Sales Team on +44(0)1777 700714 or email us at sales@ropeassemblies.co.uk

Rope Assemblies are a UK leading provider for Galvanised wire rope available in Natural or Black finish, Stainless Steel wire rope, Safety Bonds, Wedge Sockets, Round Slings, Synthetic & Fibre Rope, Shackles, Steels and Soft Steel. Our website provides comprehensive product information across all categories for the applications in theatres, marquees and stainless steel product areas.



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July 2018 – Rope Assemblies Relaunch Our Popular Single Use 35KG Safety Bond

Safety Bonds are used as a secondary safety device for the use with lanterns, lights and speakers to take the load should the primary suspension fail.

Manufactured to individual requirements in a black finish and labelled with Working Load Limit (WLL) and name as required. Find out more on the link here.

Manufactured to BS4533 Safety Bonds are used as a secondary safety device for the use with lanterns, lights and speakers to take the load should the primary suspension fail. Safety Bonds should be manufactured to BS which states that all safety bonds should take the given load falling 30 times over a distance of 300mm. Manufactured to individual requirements in black or natural finish and labelled with Working Load Limit (WLL) and name as required

If subjected to a shock load non certified bonds must be immediately withdrawn from service and destroyed.



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June 2018 – Visit Rope Assemblies At The ABTT Theatre Show 6th – 7th June 2018

Rope Assemblies are proud to be exhibiting at this years ABTT Theatre Show on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th June. This annual exhibition takes place at Alexandra Palace in London and is host to more than 100 exhibitors involved in the entertainment industry, providing excellent networking opportunities as well as showcasing products and innovations in the industry.

With opening times from 10am until 6pm on Wednesday and 10am until 5pm on Thursday there is plenty to see at this years event so click here to register for your FREE ticket and visit us on stand A22 – we look forward to seeing you there.



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