Crane hire and contract lifting services in Axminster

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Axminster. At Ainscough Crane Hire, we place safety at the heart of everything we do. We

We operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 locations across the country, making us the only one able to provide a truly national service. We’re able to deploy to any location, with safety at the heart of everything we do, so whether you’re handling a large complex lift or you just need to hire a crane in Axminster, you can count on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.

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    0845 113 0462

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    Compound 32,
    Greendale Business Park,
    Woodbury Salterton,
    EX5 1EW

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 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 more than 40 years, we’ve been providing a wide range of lifting services to blue chip customers across a wide range of sectors, taking care to deliver each project with our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. We don’t outsource any one of our services, preferring instead to rely on our very own in-house team, which comprises some of the most knowledgeable and trusted professionals in the lifting industry. This includes teams of crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers.

With this considerable wealth of in-house expertise at our disposal, we’re able to tackle all areas of a project – so that you can always expect an unrivalled standard of service, whether you’re just looking for ad-hoc crane hire, or you’re looking at a particularly heavy or complex lift in Axminster.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lift projects in Axminster

Our contract lift solutions in Axminster encompass a variety of services in which our own staff can undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial design phase all the way through to final execution. During the initial planning stages, we use market leading CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. This gives us a solid foundation from which we can move onto the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.

If you so choose, our own in-house engineers and contract lift managers can take ultimate responsibility for the entire process from start to finish, so that you can always have total confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. For a particularly complex, high risk or heavy lift in Axminster, we can even provide you with the option to choose several of our services in the form of a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.

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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 specific experience with a wide range of key sectors, including:

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

Our fleet of cranes includes mobile cranes, heavy cranes, crawler cranes and mobile tower cranes, so that you have plenty of options whether you just want to hire a crane in Axminster individually, or you need multiple vehicles for a full scale contract lift. Whatever the nature or scale of your project, rest assured that you can always rely on Ainscough to deliver.

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