Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Bridgewater. Here at Ainscough we place safety at the heart of everything we do, and operate the country’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. That makes Ainscough Crane Hire the only one able to offer a truly national service, as well as giving our customers access to high quality planning services and industry leading expertise. Whether you want to hire a crane in Bridgewater on an ad hoc basis, or you want multiple vehicles for a large scale or long term project, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.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, Ainscough has been delivering a diverse range of lifting services to blue chip customers across a range of sectors, with our distinctive hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, and our staff includes teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This gives us the in-house expertise necessary to target all areas of a project, guaranteeing planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions. That means our customers can always expect a truly unrivalled service, including on even the heaviest or most complex lifts.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which we take on all aspects of the lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. At the initial design phase, we use market leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project. We can also handle the initial risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics, and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers here at Ainscough Crane Hire, enabling you to have the total confidence to Make the Safe Choice. We can also provide several of our services in a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to exact schedule and requirements.
With a large and diverse fleet, here at Ainscough Crane Hire we have extensive experience in serving a range of sectors, including:
When you hire a crane from us, we can put this wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal in any location, either as single units or as part of a multi-unit contract. Whatever the nature or scale of your project in Bridgewater, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations