Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Bootle. We operate the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, enabling us to deploy our cranes to any location. That makes us us the only one able to provide a truly national service, placing safety at the heart of everything we do. In addition to our wide range of cranes, our customers also benefit from our high-quality planning services and industry-leading expertise, which is why we continue to be the preferred choice of blue chip clients across a wide range of industries.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 40 years, we’ve been at the centre of a wide range of key sectors, delivering a varied range of lifting services all distinguished by our hallmarks of efficiency, precision and diligence. To ensure we maintain a consistently high level of service for our customers, we make sure not to outsource any of these services. Instead, all are carried out by our own in-house team, which includes crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
Together, these people comprise some of the most trusted and knowledgable professionals in the lifting industry, and by drawing on their talents, we’re able to we’re able to target all areas of a given project, including on even the most complex lifts or heavy lifts in Bootle.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a wide range of services in which our in-house specialist engineers and contract lift managers can undertake all aspects of the lift. This covers everything from the initial design (which we specify using CAD software or BIM modelling) all the way up to the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management. You can choose from any or all of the above – it’s all up to you!
We provide all these services in house here at Ainscough, so you can have the complete confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ – whether your project involves one-off crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive lifting solutions in Bootle.
Our range of lifting services puts our wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal. We have a particular wealth of experience in each of the following sectors:
Each of our range of lifting services makes our cranes available in any location, either as single units or multiple vehicles as part of a multi-unit contract. Whatever you need when you hire a crane in Bootle, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations