Welcome to Southern Ropes

Founded in 1984, Southern Ropes is one of the largest manufacturers of high quality synthetic ropes. We cater to an array of markets, including Commercial Marine, Leisure Marine, Industrial, Mining and The Armed Forces.


We manufacture twisted and braided ropes to standard and custom specifications, extruding polypropylene and polyethylene yarns on site.


Southern Ropes is at the forefront of rope innovation, combining the latest rope-making technologies with strong and durable materials like UHMwPE, Vectran® and Technora®.


Our world-renowned ropes conform to British (BS), European (EN) and South African (SABS) standards, with the entire company ISO 9001 : 2008 accredited.