Crane hire and contract lifting services in Hinkley Point C

Market-leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Hinkley Point C. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes, with 30 strategic locations enabling us to deploy to any location across the country – making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and our experts comprise the industry’s most trusted and experienced experts, allowing us to undertake any contract lift project, regardless of scale or complexity.

Whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in Hinkley Point C for a specific task, or heavy cranes for longer-term, larger-scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability and capability you need.

Hinkley Point C
Address Somerset Energy Innovation Centre,
Woodlands Business Park,
Bristol Road,
Phone 01278 767051

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

For more than 40 years, Ainscough Crane Hire has been serving blue chip customers across a broad range of sectors. Our diverse range of lifting services are distinguished by precision, diligence and efficiency, carried out by the industry’s most knowledgeable and experienced professionals. Ainscough’s team comprises crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers. This combined pool of expertise gives us the means to handle all aspects of a project.

Our customers can expect planning and engineering services of the very highest quality, whether the circumstances require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lift solutions in Hinkley Point C.

  • 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 Hinkley Point C

Our range of contract lifting solutions covers a range of services in which our experts take responsibility for all aspects of the lift. This includes the risk assessment and initial design, in which we use market-leading CAD software and BIM Modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project. Ainscough Crane Hire can also handle method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.

All detailed planning is undertaken by contract lift managers and specialist engineers, allowing you to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire in Hinkley Point C. Depending on the requirements and complexity of the project, you can even benefit from a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.

Exceptional service across a range of sectors

For decades, Ainscough Crane Hire has been at the centre of a wide range of sectors and industries, including:

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

We can make our cranes available in any location, and our contract lifting services put our wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal, either as single units or as part of a multi-unit contract project. Whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.

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