Crane hire and contract lifting services in Bedfordshire

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Bedfordshire. At Ainscough Crane Hire, we operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. This makes us the only one able to offer a truly national service, placing safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in Bedfordshire for a specific task, or you’re looking for multiple vehicles for longer term, larger scale projects, rest assured that you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, expertise and capability you need.

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    0845 113 0466

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    Unit 84,
    Swallowfield Way,
    Hayes Industrial Park,
    Dawley Road,
    UB3 1DQ

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 in Bedfordshire

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 over four decades, at Ainscough we’ve been at the centre of a wide range of sectors, providing exemplary service to blue chip customers with our distinctive hallmarks of diligence, efficiency and precision. Each one of our diverse lifting services is delivered by the most knowledgeable, trusted and experienced experts in the lifting industry – our team encompasses teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.

With their in-house talent and expertise at our disposal, we’re able to tackle all areas of a project, offering planning and engineering services of the very highest quality.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lift projects in Bedfordshire

Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which Ainscough personnel can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, spanning right from the initial consultation. Here, we generally use market leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. This information then forms the basis for our risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.

All detailed planning is undertaken by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you to have total peace of mind when you Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. If the project involves a significantly high risk or complex lift in Bedfordshire, we can provide several of our services as part of a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your specific schedule or requirements.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

Our fleet spans a full range of mobile tower cranes, crawler and heavy cranes. We’re able to make these available in any location, either as single units or as part of a multi unit contract. We have a wealth and depth of experience in the following areas:

  • Infrastructure
  • Petrochemical, oil and gas
  • Industrial
  • Power generation
  • Construction
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
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Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

We specialise in particularly complex or heavy lifts, so whatever the nature or scale of your contract lift in Bedfordshire, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.

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