Crane hire and contract lifting services in Basingstoke

Market-leading crane hire and contract lift services in Basingstoke. From 30 strategic depots across the country, Ainscough operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes – making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Our customers benefit from high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise, with safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you require a single crane for a specific job, or several vehicles as part of a larger multi-unit contract project, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.

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  1. Call

    0845 113 0460

  2. Address
    First Avenue,
    Millbrook Trading Estate,
    Southampton,
    SO15 0LJ

Why Choose Ainscough Crane Hire

  • QHSE

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

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  • Availability

    We have one of the largest heavy haulage fleets in the UK, with 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 diverse range of lifting services to blue chip customers across a wide range of sectors. Efficiency, diligence and precision are the hallmarks of our service, and our team comprises some of the most knowledgeable, trusted and experienced professionals in the lifting industry. This includes crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers.

Their combined pool of expertise gives us the ability to tackle all areas of a project, so our customers can expect an unrivalled standard of service, no mater the scale or complexity of the task at hand.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lifting projects in Southampton

Our contract lift solutions cover a range of services in which we can handle all aspects of the lift, from initial consultation right through to final execution. At the design stage, we use CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the project requirements. We can also take care of the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.

All this detailed planning is carried out by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so that Ainscough customers can have peace of mind in choosing to ‘Make the Safe Choice’. This includes the option for a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

Our diverse fleet encompasses a wide range of tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, which we have a wealth of experience in using to serve an array of sectors including:

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

We can make our cranes available in any location, so whether you need ad hoc mobile crane hire in Basingstoke for a specific task, or multiple vehicles for longer-term, larger scale projects, you can trust Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.

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