Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Carlisle. Operating the largest fleet of mobile cranes in the UK, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to provide a truly national service. We operate from 30 strategic locations around the country, enabling us to deploy to any location, in addition to giving our customers access to high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise. Whatever the reason you need to hire a crane in Carlisle, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, expertise, availability 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.
With more than 40 years of experience behind us, Ainscough Crane Hire has a long history of providing peerless lifting service to blue chip clients across a range of sectors. We deliver our diverse array of lifting services with the distinctive hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, and our team comprises the most knowledgeable, 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.
This considerable pool of in-house expertise gives us the ability to handle all areas of a project, so you can always expect 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 in Carlisle.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which we can take on responsibility for all areas of the lift, from 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 lift, gathering vital information for the risk assessment. We can also take care of 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, and safety is at the heart of everything we do, allowing you to have total confidence when you ‘Make the Safe Choice’. We can also provide several of our services in a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your specific schedule and requirements.
With a large and diverse fleet at our disposal, we serve a wide range of specialist sectors, including:
Our fleet spans a wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, and you can hire a crane either as a single unit or multiple vehicles as part of large, multi unit project. Whatever the nature or scale of your project in Carlisle, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations