Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Chelmsford. Ainscough Crane Hire are operators of the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes, working from 30 strategic locations across the UK. We can make our cranes available in any location, making us the only ones able to offer a truly national service, with safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you need ad-hoc mobile crane hire in Chelmsford, or several vehicles for larger-scale, longer term projects, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise 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.
For over 40 years, precision, diligence and efficiency have been the hallmarks of our diverse range of lifting services, which we’ve used to complete contracts for blue chip clients across a range of industries. All these lifting services are delivered by the most knowledgeable and respected experts in the industry, including 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 target all areas of a project, on anything from small-scale jobs to the heaviest and most complex lifts. All this allows you to have complete peace of mind to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire.
Our contract lifting solutions cover a range of services in which our experts undertake all aspects of the lift as required. This detailed planning is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, spanning right from the initial design phase (in which we typically use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift).
We can also assume responsibility for the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management. For particularly complex or high risk lifts, our customers can choose the option to have a bespoke, turnkey package tailored to an exacting set of deadlines and requirements.
With a large and diverse fleet at our disposal, we serve clients across a range of key sectors. Our experts have a wealth of sector-specific experience with the following industries:
Our fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, which we’re able to make available in any location. You can hire a crane either as a single unit, or as part of a multi unit project. Whatever the nature or scale of your project in Chelmsford, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations