Construction Access
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Construction Access Systems

About Us

Construction Access Systems Ltd is a British-owned company, established in 2010 to provide up-to-date Common Tower Solutions for the world high-rise tower construction markets. Our managers have a wide range of experience providing access solutions for some of the most prestigious high-rise buildings in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Australia. As a company we strive to constantly learn and understand the needs and requirements of our clients.

Our unique Common Tower System was developed to meet the needs and demand of modern-day construction sites. We have leveraged our knowledge, experience and passion of using the Common Tower System for some of the world’s most prestigious buildings, including the Canary Wharf Towers in London, Karla Tower in Gothenburg, Sweden, One Za’abeel Tower project in Dubai, and the One Sydney Harbour Towers in Australia.

Why Choose CAS?

Construction Access Systems’ philosophy focuses on delivering safety above expectations and environmental sustainability, listening to customer needs and operate in an honest, open and professional business like manner.
The CAS team are made up of highly experienced and motivated individuals in the use of Common Tower Systems on numerous Projects throughout the world.
The CAS Common Tower System is manufactured with a rigorous quality manufacturing process and is extremely strong and safe. To back up the design calculations CAS have worked with the university of Southampton Research Institute for Industry (RIFI). A number of tests were performed to determine the buckling load of the leg stanchions of the Common Tower System. The tests were conducted using the University’s column testing machine in the Heavy Structures Laboratory.

We provide project specific temporary works design for the Common Tower System including base, grillage and loading dock platform designs. Solutions designed in 2D and 3D CAD, Revit and structural analysis software. We are able to provide trained specialist labour for the installation of Common Tower structures, construction hoists, grillages and loading dock platforms. We are able to provide training courses for the installation of Common Towers, and Construction Hoists.

The CAS Common Tower System is of a modular design and the main components can be used on multiple tower projects.

An investment in a CAS Common Tower is not for one job but can be used on multiple projects over many years and gives an excellent return on investment.

Find Out More About CASL

Our video will provide you with more insights and information on Construction Access Systems history and business philosophy:

Meet The Team

The Directors of Construction Access Systems have a vast range of experience of marketing, design development and on-site operations with Common Tower Systems since 1998.

Tony Faulkner MD

Tony F.G Faulkner MA MIoD

Managing Director

Since 1986 Tony has gained considerable experience in the construction industry and has a great deal of knowledge of vertical access solutions for high rise structures. Together with his two experienced business partners, Tony started Construction Access Systems Ltd (CAS) in 2010 as a specialist high rise access Company, which has developed a new Common Tower system with an integrated staircase. The Common Tower is modular and is adaptable for even the most complex and challenging high rise structures.

Dave Ellis, Technical Director

David J. Ellis B.Sc. C.Eng. MICE

Technical Director

David graduated from City University (London) with a 1st-Class Honours in civil engineering, working with John Howard & Company and engaged in the construction of two flood barriers for the Thames Tidal Barrage scheme. He subsequently worked for Geoffrey Osborne as site engineer, site agent, estimator and tender planner; Walcon Construction as Senior Planning Engineer, and his own company Ellis Design Associates. David was engaged by Maeda Corporation to assist with the Hong Kong Kap Shui Mun Bridge and Ma Wan Viaducts.

Paul Perry, Operations Director

Paul Perry IOSH

Operations Director

Paul has experience of working with Aluminium Common Tower Systems since 1998, and has been instrumental in the development of constructing Common Tower modules on the ground and then lifting them into position with the site crane. This technique sped up the construction process and decreased the risk of falls of men & materials with the installation technique adopted for the construction of the twin 66 storey AOL towers in New York by an American based Access Company for Bovis Lend Lease.

General Health & Safety Statement

Construction Access Systems Ltd

It is the policy of Construction Access Systems Ltd to develop a positive health and safety culture throughout the organisation because we believe that high health and safety standards are a pre-requisite in the pursuit of company efficiency and competitiveness.

To achieve this the Company will progressively identify all workplace hazards and take appropriate measures to eliminate or control risks to employees and others affected by our operations by applying positive control standards and provision of information, training and supervision as needed.

Employees are reminded that they have a duty to ensure that the Company’s Health and Safety Policy is observed and in particular they are required:

to take reasonable care for their own health and safety at work and of those who may be affected their actions, or by their omissions.

to co-operate with their employer to ensure that any duty, or requirement, for health and safety imposed upon their employer by law is performed or complied with.

not to intentionally, or recklessly, interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of health, safety or welfare.

to report to supervisory staff hazardous conditions or defects in the company safety arrangements.

The company recognises that it has the ultimate legal responsibility for health and safety. Accordingly the Managing Director accepts overall responsibility for policy formulation and implementation. In turn, all levels of management and all supervisors are responsible for carrying out those health and safety duties placed on them. The Managing Director will ensure that the safety plan includes sufficient resources for the successful implementation of the Health and Safety Management Policy.

Where appropriate, the monitoring and review of the Company’s Health and Safety Management Policy will be carried out by the Health and Safety Management Committee under the direction of the director responsible for health and safety within the Group who will be appointed from time to time by the Managing Director.

Development of the Health and Safety Management Policy will be conducted through the normal business meetings where health and safety will be given standing equal to other activities of the business.

The company will appoint a number of competent persons to assist the company directors implement this policy. The Safety Officer’s role is to provide independent and authoritative advice to managers with individual responsibilities for health and safety.

CAS takes health & safety extremely seriously, due to the nature of our business and will not compromise with the quality of the products we manufacture, supply and recommend to our customers.

Get In Touch

We would be extremely pleased to assist with your vertical access requirements on your latest projects. We can provide outline designs for tenders etc and can then follow the entire process through to detailed design.

Please contact us on +44 (0)1480 212866, Tony Faulkner on +44 (0)7879 671548, or email

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