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Innovative Lifting Solutions

  • News

    Here you’ll find all our latest news – from projects we’ve completed to updates from the Ainscough team.

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  • Contract Lift Hire & Crane Hire

    Whether it’s a one-off crane hire or a long term partnership, we will work with you to safely and efficiently fulfil your requirements.

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  • Special Projects

    We pride ourselves in using our specialist expertise to support our clients in fulfilling their project, on time and to budget.

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  • Careers

    If you want to go places with a market leading organisation, work with a well maintained crane fleet and be heavily involved in interesting projects across the UK, we’d like to hear from you.

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  • Sustainability

    We believe in doing good. We’re putting that theory into action as we deliver innovative solutions for the environment and communities around us, it’s essential.

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  • Contact Us

    Whether you’re new to crane hire and would like a quick chat about your requirements or you’re a returning customer looking for advice on your next project, we are always keen to hear from you.

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Make The Safe Choice

Ainscough Crane Hire is the market leader for lifting solutions and services to the infrastructure, construction, power generation and industrial markets. The company was founded in Wigan in 1976, and now operates nationally from 30 depots. Our offering is unique: with the most experienced team in the industry operating the country’s largest fleet of cranes, and capacity of up to 800 tonnes across our specialist teams, safety is at the heart of everything we do. Our knowledge and experience allows us to bring innovative lifting solutions to our customers’ projects.

Why Choose Ainscough Crane Hire

Our status as an industry leader is built upon core competencies that enable us to deliver safe and innovative lifting solutions for our clients across the entire breadth of the UK.

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    We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.

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    From John O’ Groats to Lands End with the UK’s largest fleet of 400+ cranes across 30 locations.

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    Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.

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    Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.

Our Locations

30 Locations…1 National Network

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