Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Ashington. We place safety at the heart of everything we do here at Ainscough Crane Hire, operating the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations all across the country. This gives us the size and range of fleet to fulfil the requirements of our blue chip customers on even the most complex or heavy lifts in Ashington.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, Ainscough has been providing a diverse range of lifting services to clients across a wide range of sectors, with our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. We don’t outsource any of our services, preferring to handle them on with our very own in-house team instead. What’s more, our team comprises some of the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, including crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers.
All this gives us a wealth of in-house expertise that we can use to target every area of a project, allowing you to have the complete confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire.
personnel can handle all aspects of the lift, right from the initial design phase. Here, we use market leading CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, giving us a solid foundation that we can then use to move on to the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QSHE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All planning and execution of these services is undertaken by our very own experts at Ainscough, so you can always have the total peace of mind you need to ‘Make the Safe Choice’. If your project involves a particularly complex or heavy lift in Ashington, we can also provide several of our services in tandem in the form of a bespoke, turnkey package – one that’s tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.
We have a wealth of specialist experience with the following key sectors:
• Petrochemical, oil and gas
• Power generation
When you hire a crane in Ashington or begin planning a contract lift, you’ll be able to take your pick from a diverse fleet including mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We can make these available in any location, either as a single unit or as part of a multi-unit contract. Whatever the nature or scale of your operations in Ashington, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations