Crane hire and contract lifting services in East London

Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in East London. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the country’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from across 30 strategic depots, able to deploy to any location in the UK. This makes Ainscough Crane Hire the only one to offer a truly national service, with safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you’re looking for multiple mobile cranes for a large-scale project, or ad hoc mobile crane hire in East London for smaller, shorter-term jobs, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire for all the availability, reliability, expertise and capability you need.

East London
Address 1 Roding Road,
E6 6XD
Phone 0845 113 0462

Why Ainscough Crane Hire?

  • QHSE

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

  • Availability

    We have the largest fleet in the UK, with 400+ cranes.

  • Reliability

    Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.

  • Experience

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

Ainscough Crane Hire Services

Our safety culture ‘Make the Safe Choice’ is of paramount importance to our team. Our guiding principles centre on the idea that we all share a collective responsibility for the safety of everybody engaged in our operations, as well as anyone surrounding them – including our people, our customers, and members of the public. Ainscough Crane Hire holds numerous accreditations in recognition of our commitment to safety, and ensuring a safe system of work is a key priority in everything we do.

QHSE - Make the Safe Choice

  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 accredited.
  • RISQS 5 star rating by the Rail Industry.
  • ROSPA Silver Award.
  • Safety measures regularly evaluated, tested, inspected and audited to uphold our impressive safety record.
  • Health and safety procedures communicated and reinforced through training programmes, regular bulletins, and MAAP (the Ainscough smartphone APP).


  • Best-in-class Liebherr mobile cranes.
  • Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability and reliability.
  • Scale, infrastructure and in-house services to make cranes available for any purpose, at any time and location.
  • Extensive planning, experienced personnel and flawless execution to guarantee jobs will be completed on-schedule.


  • Largest fleet in the UK, with over 400 mobile, crawler, mobile tower and heavy cranes.
  • Nationwide 30 depot network to cover any location in the UK.
  • Fleet capabilities of up to 1000 tonnes.


  • Experience on all aspects of a lift, from consultation through to execution.
  • Extensive industry experience and highly trained personnel.
  • Sector-specific expertise for the most complex lifts.
  • Highest standards of customer service, lift design and operation.
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Expertise and dedicated logistics support

Regardless of the scale or complexity of the task at hand, Ainscough Crane Hire can target all areas of the project with extensive, in-house expertise. With 40 years of history behind us, our team includes crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers, together comprising some of the most knowledgeable and trusted experts in the industry. This collective pool of experience and expertise allows us to serve our clients with diligence, precision and efficiency on complex and heavy lift projects alike.

  • 600+

    Trained operators and engineers

  • 400+

    Mobile cranes, up to 1000 tonnes

  • 30+

    Depots nationwide

Largest Fleet In The Industry - 400+ Cranes

  1. City & Small

    Up to 45T

  2. All Terrain

    55T - 350T

  3. Heavy Haulage Fleet
  4. Heavy All Terrain

    450T - 1000T

  5. Crawler Crane

    300T - 600T

  6. Mobile Tower

    MK110, 140 & AT6

“The service fully met my requirements and expectations, I have used the
local depot on many occasions and always get a first class service”

Managing Director at Babcock Rail

Leading contract lifting projects in East London

Our contract lifting solutions cover a comprehensive range of services in which we take responsibility for all aspects of the lift, spanning from the initial design and risk assessment all the way through to final execution. At the design stage, we use CAD software or BIM Modelling to scope the exact requirements. From there, we also handle method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management and transport logistics, and round the clock project management.

We can undertake this detailed planning with our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you can always ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifting services in East London. For particularly demanding or complex lifts, we even provide the option for a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your specific schedule and requirements.

Exceptional service across a range of sectors

Our fleet of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes, heavy cranes and mobile cranes in East London are available either as single units, or as part of a large-scale, multi-unit contract project. We serve clients across a range of sectors, including:

  • Industrial
  • Infrastructure
  • Construction
  • Petrochemical, oil and gas
  • Power generation

With industry-leading expertise and an unparalleled service at your disposal, whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.

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