Market leading contract crane hire and contract lifting services in Birkenhead. With the UK’s largest fleet of cranes operating from 30 strategic locations all over the country, Ainscough is the only one able to provide a truly national service. We’re able to deploy to any location, with safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you need ad-hoc mobile crane hire in Birkenhead for a specific job, or you require multiple vehicles for a longer term and larger scale contract lift in Birkenhead Ainscough Crane Hire is here 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’ve got more than four decades of experience behind us in serving blue chip clients across a range of sectors, delivering our diverse range of lifting services with distinctive hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. The industry’s most experienced, knowledgeable and trusted experts together make up our in-house team, which encompasses teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This considerable pool of combined pool of expertise allows us to tackle all areas of a project, providing planning, engineering and in-depth expertise of the very highest quality – so you can always expect unrivalled service on even the most heavy or complex lifts in Birkenhead.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which Ainscough personnel can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, spanning from the initial design all the way through to final execution. At the initial planning phases, we typically use market-leading CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, giving us a solid foundation of data which we can then use as 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 in-house engineers and contract lift managers, so you can have the total peace of mind to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. For particularly complex or heavy lifts in Birkenhead, we can even provide you with 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 at our disposal, we have decades of experience in serving a range of key sectors, including:
Our fleet comprises mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, any one 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 contract lift in Birkenhead, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations