Stair rope with eye splice and turks head whipping from, makers of stair and bannister rope, rope handrails and barrier ropes in the UK.
Made to measure in the U.K. Shipped Worldwide.

Order a Rope Handrail

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How to place an order

If you would like a quotation and lead time, please contact us by email with your requirements. You should receive an automatic acknowledgement email with details of current lead times, and we will normally respond to your enquiry within 24 hours. If you would prefer us to call you, please email first with your contact number.

You can order your bannister rope securely using a credit or debit card via paypal's website, or make a transfer through your own bank - for which we offer a 2% discount to UK customers.

Our full price list is below. An example stair rope costing is shown on the Measure page.

To help process your order more efficiently, and to enable us to provide an accurate quotation, please provide the information detailed below:


Delivery of your Bannister rope: Lead times

We will provide an estimate with the quotation - the delivery schedule will depend on the materials ordered and level of work in progress. See our faqs for more information.


We usually send our Rope hand rails by Royal Mail using a tracked service. This covers the majority of bannister stair ropes we send to UK mainland addresses and costs £8.75. For heavier parcels (over 10Kg and up to 20kg) we charge £12.50.

Parcels over 20kg are usually sent as multiple items using a Royal Mail Special guaranteed delivery or via a courier service.

We can send any size order by Next day guaranteed delivery to the U.K. for an extra charge - please ask for a quote.

We will use a reliable worldwide courier service such as DHL or UPS for deliveries of our rope handrails overseas, the price is calculated based on the weight and value of the item.
Overseas clients should note that import duties may be levied on goods by customs on entry, which will vary depending on destination, so unfortunately we are unable to calculate the cost of these for you from the U.K. You should be able to find out about any duties payable from your country's government website.

In all cases, the delivery cost will be detailed on our quotation.

Payment options

We require payment with order by bank transfer or credit/debit card. We ask for a 25% deposit to secure the order and the balance to be due prior to delivery. We will email to confirm receipt of payment, and again when the stair rope is despatched. See below for details of payment options.

Bank Transfer

This is our preferred method of payment within the UK for which we give a a 2 % discount. Payment may be made online, via telephone banking or with cash into our account. We accept payment in sterling only. Most banks can now process faster payments - these are usually transferred instantly or within a few hours. If you wish to pay by this method we will provide our bank details on the quotation.

Credit or Debit card

We accept payment via credit or debit card using Paypal's global secure online payment system. You do not need to have an account with PayPal, and the payment is instant. If you wish to pay by this method, an invoice will be sent by email with details of how to pay with your credit or debit card securely online via Paypal.

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Overseas payments

For orders outside the U.K. please contact us for payment details.

POSH 32mm bannister rope with gunmetal wrought iron fitting

Price List June 2024

Printable version here

ROPES Per metre∗
Hemp - 24mm   £13
Hemp - 32mm   £18
Cotton, Unbleached White - 32mm   £20
Cotton, Black - 32mm   £35
Polyester - 24mm   £16
P.O.S.H. - 24mm   £19
P.O.S.H. - 32mm   £28
Wound Hemp - 24mm   £33
Wound Hemp - 32mm   £38
Wound Unbleached White Cotton - 32mm   £40
Wound Black Cotton - 32mm   £55
Wound Polyester - 24mm   £36
Wound POSH - 24mm   £39
Wound POSH - 32mm   £48
 ∗ Rope is charged rounded up to the nearest half metre - eg. 2.7m is charged at 3m

Brass bracket - 24mm   £22
Brass bracket - 32mm   £26
Satin stainless steel bracket - 24mm   £22
Satin stainless steel bracket - 32mm   £26
Mirror stainless steel bracket - 24mm   £22
Mirror stainless steel bracket - 32mm   £26
Wrought iron bracket (standard∗) - 24mm   £30
Wrought iron bracket (standard∗) - 32mm   £32
Paint finish - add to standard wrought iron bracket price   £ 7
Rustic finish - add to standard wrought iron bracket price   £ 8
Twisted stem - add to standard wrought iron bracket price   £ 4
Square base plate - add to standard wrought iron bracket price   £ 6
Rectangular base plate - add to standard wrought iron bracket price   £ 6
Wrought iron custom design   P.O.A.
 ∗ Satin black finish, round base plate, round stem; choice of 3 stem heights (see Fittings page).

2 ply Manrope knot - 24mm   £26
2 ply Manrope knot - 32mm   £33
3 ply Manrope knot - 24mm   £36
3 ply Manrope knot - 32mm   £42
Basic Eye splice without whipping - 24mm   £26
Basic Eye splice without whipping - 32mm   £33
Tapered Eye splice with Plain whipping - 24mm   £36
Tapered Eye splice with Plain whipping - 32mm   £42
Eye splice with Turk's Head sleeve whipping - 24mm   £49
Eye splice with Turk's Head sleeve whipping - 32mm   £58
Crown plait with Manrope knot end - 24mm   £49
Crown plait with Manrope knot end - 32mm   £58
Plain tassel with Turk's head ring whipping - 24mm   £26
Plain tassel with Turk's head ring whipping - 32mm   £33
Ball tassel with Turk's head ring whipping - 24mm   £36
Ball tassel with Turk's head ring whipping - 32mm   £42
Matthew Walker tassel - 24mm   £36
Matthew Walker tassel - 32mm   £42
Tassel strands unlaid & threads teased out - 24mm & 32mm included
Tassel yarns finely combed - 24mm   £10
Tassel yarns finely combed - 32mm   £15
Tassel threads plaited - 24mm   £30
Tassel threads plaited - 32mm   £45


Open hook end, fitted - 24mm   £33
Open hook end, fitted - 32mm   £38
Wall Eye plate   £ 8
End cap, fitted - 24mm   £30
End cap, fitted - 32mm   £33
Barrier rope fittings are available in polished brass, chromed mirror or satin and antique (brushed) brass finishes. We use a traditional sailmakers palm and needle whipping for a secure fitting to the rope ends - see our Barrier Ropes page for more information.

Standard UK Carriage   £8.75
Over 10kg UK Carriage   £12.50
Overseas Carriage   P.O.A.
Samples of rope to UK (by post) Free of charge

Contact Stair

For more advice or information about our bannister ropes and hand rails, you can contact James Watson directly. Full details on our contact page.

Stair rope in cotton wormed with yellow polypropylene cord, manrope knot and eyesplice with turks head whipping

Cotton bannister rope wound with yellow polypropylene cord, whipped eye splice and manrope knot.

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