Crane hire and contract lifting services in Ashton-under-Lyne

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Ashton-under-Lyne. With safety at the heart of everything we do, at Ainscough Crane Hire we operate the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. This makes us the only one able to provide a truly national service, with safety at the very heart of our offering. Our fleet comprises mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, so whatever the nature or scale of your contract lift in Ashton-under-Lyne, you can count on Ainscough to provide all the support, capability and expertise you need. 

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    01772 450401

  2. Address
    Unit U,
    Leyland Business Park,
    Centurion Way,
    PR25 3GR

Why Choose Ainscough Crane Hire

  • QHSE

    We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.

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  • Availability

    From John O’ Groats to Lands End with the UK’s largest fleet of 400+ cranes across 30 locations.

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  • Reliability

    Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.

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  • Experience

    Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.

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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.

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  1. SafetySafety

    • 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).

  2. ReliabilityReliability

    • 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.

  3. AvailabilityAvailability

    • 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.

  4. ExperienceExperience

    • 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.

Largest fleet in the industry – 400+ Cranes

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.

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Expertise and dedicated logistics support

For over 40 years, we have been at the centre of multiple key sectors, providing a diverse array of lifting services to meet the requirements of our blue chip clients. Diligence, precision and efficiency are all the hallmarks of our service, carried out by the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry. We don’t outsource any of our services – instead, they’re all handled by our very own in-house team, which encompasses teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.

With considerable pool of in-house expertise at our disposal, we have the ability to target all areas of a project, delivering planning and engineering services of the very highest quality. All this is designed to ensure that you always have the total peace of mind to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire in Ashton-under-Lyne. 

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lift projects in Ashton-under-Lyne

Our contract lifting solutions in Ashton-under-Lyne encompasses a range of specialised services in which Ainscough staff can take direct responsibility for all aspects of the lift, spanning right from the initial design all the way through to the final execution. At the design phase, we typically use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. Using this as a basis, we can then move on to the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock project management.

We don’t outsource any part of this process, enabling you to have the complete peace of mind you need to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire in Ashton-under-Lyne. For particularly high risk or complex contract lifts in Ashton-under-Lyne, we can even combine several of our services into a single bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your specific schedule and requirements.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

With the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet at our disposal, we have a wealth of specialist experience in the following sectors:

Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
crane power station
Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

Our mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes can be made available in any location, either in pairs or small groups as part of a multi-unit project, or as individual units if you’re just looking for ad hoc crane hire in Ashton-under-Lyne. Whatever the nature or scale of your operations in Ashton-under-Lyne, you can count on Ainscough to deliver. 

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