Crane hire and contract lifting services in Stockton

Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Stockton. With the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to provide a truly national service. We operate from 30 strategic sites across the country, enabling us to make our cranes available in any location – so whether you’re looking to hire a crane in Stockton on an ad-hoc basis, or multiple vehicles for a complex or heavy lift, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.

Address Middlesbrough Road,
TS17 7BN
Phone 0845 113 0446

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

Precision, diligence and efficiency are the hallmarks of our diverse range of lifting services, and for over 40 years we’ve used the size and range of our fleet to fulfil the requirements of blue chip customers across a number of sectors. Our staff comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.

This in-house expertise enables us to target all areas of a project, providing our customers with planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – whether it involves one-off mobile crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Stockton.

  • 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 Stockton

Our contract lifting solutions are a comprehensive range of services in which we undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial design all the way through to final execution. At the design stage, we use CAD software or BIM Modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project, and our experts can also handle the risk assessment, method statement provision QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock project management.

This detailed planning is undertaken by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers here at Ainscough Crane Hire, giving you total confidence in making the safe choice on a contract lift in Stockton. For particularly high-risk or complex lifts, we can make our services available in the form of a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your specific schedule and requirements.

Exceptional service across a range of sectors

With a large and diverse fleet of cranes, we deliver market-leading results across a number of sectors, including:

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

Each of our lifting services puts our wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal, so you can hire them as a single unit or as part of a multi unit contract. Whatever the nature or scale of your project in Stockton, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.

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