Market leading contract crane hire and contract lifting services in Lancaster. With the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes operating from 30 strategic locations across the country, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to offer a truly national service. Whether you require ad-hoc mobile crane hire in Lancaster for a specific task, or multiple vehicles for longer-term, larger scale projects, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, 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.
Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and for over 40 years Ainscough Crane Hire has been at the centre of a diverse range of sectors, including (but not limited to) infrastructure and construction. Our team comprises the most trusted and experienced professionals in the industry, encompassing crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. With this wealth of in-house expertise, we can provide planning and engineering services to target all aspects of a project – whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Lancaster.
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 encompass a range of services in which Ainscough Crane Hire personnel can undertake every aspect of the lift. This spans from the risk assessment and initial design, all the way through to final execution. At the design stage, we use market leading CAD software and BIM Modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project, and can also handle the method statement provision, QHSE analysis and road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock management.
This detailed planning is undertaken by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you select Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifts in Lancaster. For projects with particularly complex or demanding requirements, we can provide our vehicles and expertise in one bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your specific schedule and requirements.