Crane hire and contract lifting services in Ayr

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Ayr. Operating the largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the UK, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to provide a truly national service. We can deploy to any location, and our customers can benefit not only from the size and range of our fleet, but also our high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise. Whatever the reason you need to hire a crane in Ayr, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, expertise, availability and capability you need.

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    Glasgow Prestwick Intnl Airport,
    Tay Road,
    KA9 2QA

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 more than 40 years, we’ve used the size and range of our fleet to fulfil the requirements of blue chip customers across a variety of key sectors. Diligence, precision and efficiency are the hallmarks of our service, and our team comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry. This includes crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.

The combined pool of in-house expertise at our disposal allows us to target all areas of a project, and provide planning and engineering services of the very highest quality. All this is designed to give you complete peace of mind when you ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lifting projects in Ayr

Our contract lift solutions encompass a comprehensive range of services in which we’re able to undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. Here, we use CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. That gives us a solid grounding from which we can then move onto the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management and transport logistics, as well as round the clock management.

We don’t outsource any one of these services, preferring to do it all with our very own in-house team. This gives you total confidence to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifting in Ayr. For particularly complex or heavy lifts in Ayr, we can even offer several of our services combined into one bespoke, turnkey package, all tailored to your specific requirements and schedule.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

With more than four decades of experience behind us, here at Ainscough we have a long history of delivering flawless projects in a variety of key industries, including:

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

Our diverse fleet encompasses heavy cranes, mobile cranes and mobile tower cranes, which we can make available either as single units or as part of a multi-unit project. In summary, whatever the nature or scale of your operations in Ayr, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.

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