Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Blackburn. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. We place safety at the heart of everything we do, providing our diverse range of lifting services to blue chip customers across the UK.
Whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in Blackburn for a specific task, or multiple 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.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 four decades, Ainscough has been at the centre of specialist and essential sectors, using the size and range of our fleet to fulfil many of our blue chip customers’ requirements with the hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, including teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
Their combined pool of in-house expertise enables us to target all areas of a project, providing unrivalled service on every contract lift, regardless of its scale or complexity.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which our experts at Ainscough can undertake responsibility for every aspect of the lift in question. This includes the initial consultation – in which we normally use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope out the exact requirements of the lift – all the way up to the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All detailed planning is undertaken by our very own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you to have total confidence as you Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. You can even choose to have several of our services in the form of a bespoke, turnkey package – one that’s tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.
Our large and diverse fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We use these to serve a wide array of specialist sectors, including:
We can deploy our fleet to any location, either as single units or as part of a multi unit project – so whatever the nature or scale of your project in Blackburn, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations