Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Exeter. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the UK. Able to make our vehicles available in any location, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one to offer a truly national service, with safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you need ad hoc mobile crane hire in Exeter, or several vehicles for larger-scale, longer term projects, Ainscough Crane Hire can provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.
We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001 certified.
We have the largest fleet in the UK, with 400+ cranes.
Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.
Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.
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.
Precision, diligence and efficiency have been the hallmarks of our diverse range of lifting services for over 40 years, and we target all areas of the project with in-house expertise from the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry. Our team comprises crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers, and we guarantee unrivalled service on every project we undertake, regardless of scale or complexity.
Trained operators and engineers
Mobile cranes, up to 1000 tonnes
Up to 45T
55T - 350T
450T - 1000T
300T - 600T
MK110, 140 & AT6
Our contract lifting solutions cover a range of services in which our experts undertake all aspects of the lift as required. Detailed planning is undertaken by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers, including the initial design, which we specify CAD software or BIM Modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project, and the initial risk assessment.
We can also assume responsibility for the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock management, allowing you to have peace of mind in making the safe choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. For particularly complex or high risk lifts, Ainscough Crane Hire can provide a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements.