Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Braintree. Operating one of the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, Ainscough is the only one able to provide a truly national service. We can deploy our fleet of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes to any location, while allowing our customers to benefit from high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise.Get A Free 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
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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.
Precision, diligence and efficiency have long been the hallmarks of our diverse range of lifting services, which we’ve used to serve blue chip customers across a range of industries for well over 40 years and counting. These lifting services are delivered by some of the most trusted and experienced experts in the industry.
Our team comprises crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. We guarantee unrivalled service on every project we undertake, regardless of size or complexity – giving you total confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with contract lifts in Braintree
Our range of contract lifting solutions covers a range of services in which our experts can handle all aspects of the lift. This includes initial design, where we use CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. This gives us a solid basis which we can use to move onto the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning is undertaken by our contract lift managers and specialist engineers here at Ainscough, allowing you to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire. Depending on your requirements and whether it’s a particularly heavy or complex lift in Braintree, we also provide the option to choose several of our services in a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.
With the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet of cranes at our disposal, we’re perfectly positioned to provide market leading service to a range of essential sectors, including:
• Petrochemical, oil and gas
• Power generation
Each of our lifting services puts our wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal, either as a single unit or as part of a multi-unit project. Whatever the nature or scale of your project in Braintree, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations