Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Barnstaple. Ainscough operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country – we can deploy to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and alongside our diverse fleet of cranes, our customers can also benefit from industry-leading planning services and expertise.Get A 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
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 using the size and range of our fleet to fulfil the requirements of our blue chip customers, with our distinctive hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our diverse range of lifting services are carried out by the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, comprising teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This gives us the in-house expertise to target all areas of a project, providing planning, engineering and in-depth expertise of the very highest quality. Whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in Barnstaple for a specific task, or vehicles for longer-term, larger scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a wide range of services in which our experts handle all aspects of the lift, from the initial risk assessment all the way through to the final execution. In these initial design phases, we typically use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. This gives us a solid foundation to move onto the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
We can also provide several of our services in the form of a bespoke, turnkey package – one tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.
With the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet of cranes at our disposal, we’re perfectly positioned to provide market leading service to a range of essential sectors, including:
Each of our lifting services puts our wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal, either as a single unit or as part of a multi unit project. Whatever the nature or scale of your project in Barnstaple, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations