Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Preston. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic depots situated across the country. This means we’re able to deploy our fleet of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. In addition to our crane hire services, our customers can also benefit from high-quality planning services and industry leading expertise.
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 our offering, and we’ve been providing industry-leading lifting solutions to blue chip customers across a wide range of sectors, for over 40 years and counting. Our team comprises the most knowledgeable, trusted and experienced experts in the lifting industry, allowing us to guarantee diligence, precision and efficiency in everything we do. This team includes crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This combined pool of expertise allows us to target all areas of a project, regardless of its scale or complexity. Whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Preston, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide planning, engineering and in-depth expertise of the very highest quality.
Trained operators and engineers
Mobile cranes, up to 1000 tonnes
Up to 45T
55T - 350T
450T - 1000T
300T - 600T
MK110, 140 & AT6
Our range of contract lifting solutions covers a broad range of services in which our personnel can undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial planning stages right through to final execution. This includes the initial design, in which we use CAD software and BIM Modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, and risk assessment. Ainscough Crane Hire can also undertake the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock management.
All detailed planning is handled by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you to have total peace of mind in making the safe choice with a contract lift in Preston. We can provide several of our services in the form of a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your own specific schedule and requirements.