Crane hire and contract lifting services in Bolton

Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Bolton. Whether you’re looking to hire a crane in Bolton on an ad hoc basis, or you need several vehicles for a complex or heavy lift, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the availability, reliability, expertise and capability you need. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and we operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the UK, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service.

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    0845 113 0432

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    Ashton Road,
    Stockport SK6 2RG,

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

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 at Ainscough, we’ve been delivering a diverse range of lifting services to blue chip clients – services distinguished by our distinctive hallmarks of precision, diligence and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry – including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.

Their combined expertise gives Ainscough Crane Hire the ability to target all areas of a project, so you can expect truly unrivalled service whether you need one-off mobile crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Bolton.

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Leading contract lift solutions in Bolton

Our contract lift solutions cover. Range of services in which we take responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. At the initial design stage, we use market leading Computer Aided Design Software and BIM modelling to scope the lift’s exact requirements. We can also handle the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, transport logistics and round the clock management.

All this is carried out by our very own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you’ve always got total peace of mind as you ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. For lifts that are particularly heavy, complex or high-risk, we provide the option to choose a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

Our large and diverse fleet includes mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, and we have extensive experience in serving the following sectors:

Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
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Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

All of our cranes can be made available in any location, either as single units or as part of a multi unit project. So whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.

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