Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Southampton. With the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes operating from 30 strategic depots across the country, Ainscough is able to deploy to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Whether you want to hire a crane in Southampton on an ad-hoc basis, or multiple vehicles to undertake heavier or more complex lifts, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.
The only national crane hire service
Largest lifting service company in the UK
30 stategic locations spanning the country
Largest fleet of cranes across our specialist divisions
Our safety culture 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 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.
Trained opertators and engineers
Mobile cranes, up to 1000 tonnes
With over 40 years in operation behind us, we’ve been providing our diverse range of lifting services to blue chip customers in a wide range of industries. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and our experienced staff consists of the most knowledgeable and trusted experts in the lifting industry, enabling us to deliver results with diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team includes crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers, giving us the expertise to target all areas of a project with planning and engineering services of the highest quality.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which Ainscough staff can handle all aspects of the lift, from the initial design (which we complete using CAD software or BIM Modelling) all the way through to final execution. This covers the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics, and round-the-clock management.
This planning and implementation is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers at Ainscough, giving you peace of mind in making the safe choice with a contract lift in Southampton. For particularly complex, high-risk or heavy lifts, Ainscough can make our services available as part of a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your specific schedule and requirements.