Access Hatches

Designed to allow safe and easy access onto the roof space, for frequent inspection or occasional maintenance.

Suitable for use on flat roofs with maximum inclination of 15º, they also provide controlled ventilation and emergency escape access.

Used to access the roof area whilst also allowing natural daylight to enter a space, access hatches are available in various sizes. Polycarbonate skins can be double, triple or quadruple – clear or diffused. Each come with either 160 mm vertical upstand (recommended for frequent use) or 150 mm splayed upstand (recommended for occasional use).

For product information, lead times and pricing of Vertical Upstands, please contact the customer service team.

  • Stylish appearance inside and out
  • Avoids the need for additional access facilities
  • Offers a means of emergency escape
  • Option for manual opening (with spindle) to allow controllable ventilation (winding rod required)
  • Gas spring operated
  • Interior and exterior locking
  • Units hinged along long side
  • Opening angle of 85°
  • SF15, BF30, BF15 splayed upstands
  • Classified to Class B Non-Fragile according to ACR(M)001:2014
  • Range of sizes available
  • Available with spherical or pyramidal domes
  • Clear, diffused or opal glazing options

Also available in solid aluminium, for use on all flat roofs with a maximum inclination of 15°. Aluminium technical specification as follows:

  • Mill finish aluminium lid with 80mm Rockwool insulation
  • Splayed 300mm steel upstand with 60mm Rockwool insulation
  • Supplied with completed upstand for ease of installation
  • 80° opening angle
  • Gas strut assisted opening for smooth, easy single-handed operation
  • Range of sizes available


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