Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Ashbourne. With safety at the heart of everything we do, Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. That makes us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Our customers benefit from a highly diverse fleet that comprises tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, which we provide alongside high-quality planning services and industry-leading expertise. In short, whatever the nature or scale of your project in Ashbourne, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.Get A Free Quote
We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.Learn More
From John O’ Groats to Lands End with the UK’s largest fleet of 400+ cranes across 30 locations.Learn More
Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.Learn More
Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.Learn More
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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 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.
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.
Our comprehensive fleet features a wide variety of cranes that allows us to deliver a comprehensive package of lifting services that can be adapted to both project requirements and location.
For more than 40 years, we’ve provided blue chip clients across a range of key sectors with a diverse range of lifting services, all distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision, and efficiency. These are delivered by our very own in-house team, who are widely regarded to be some of the most knowledgeable and respected professionals in the industry.
These include crane operators, crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. With their combined pool of expertise at our disposal, we’re able to tackle all areas of a project, including on even the heaviest or most complex lifts in Ashbourne.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which we can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. At the design phase, we typically use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. From there, we’re then able to move onto the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All this is undertaken by our very own specialist in house here at Ainscough, so you can always have confidence in planning, engineering and in-depth expertise of the very highest quality – and giving you total peace of mind to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire.
Our diverse fleet of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes allows us to provide market-leading services to a wide range of key sectors, including:
When you hire a crane in Ashbourne, we can put these vehicles at your disposal either as single units, or as part of a larger multi-unit contract. Whether you’re looking for ad-hoc mobile crane hire in Ashbourne for a specific task, or multiple cranes for larger projects, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations