Market leading contract crane hire and contract lifting services in Belper. With the UK’s largest fleet of cranes operating from 30 strategic locations across the country, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to offer a truly national service. We can deploy to any location, with safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in Belper for a specific job, or multiple vehicles for a long-term, large scale project, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the expertise, reliability and capability you need.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.
We have more than 40 years of history behind us in serving blue chip clients across a range of sectors, delivering our diverse range of lifting services with our distinctive hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, encompassing teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This gives us a pool of in-house expertise that allows us to tackle all areas of a project, providing planning, engineering and in-depth expertise of the very highest quality, so our customers can expect unrivalled service on everything from the most straightforward projects to the more complex or heavy lifts in Belper.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which we can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, spanning from the initial design all the way through to the final execution. In the early phases of the project, we use market-leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, giving us essential information and data which can then form the basis for the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning is handled by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you can have total peace of mind to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. We can even provide the option to choose several of our services in a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.
With one of the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet of cranes, we have a wealth of experience in serving a range of key sectors, including:
Our fleet comprises mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, all of which can be deployed anywhere in the country either as single units, or as part of a multi vehicle contract. Whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations