Crane hire and contract lifting services in Cheshire

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Cheshire. At Ainscough Crane Hire, we operate the country’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic depots across the UK. This makes us the only one able to deliver a truly national service. We place safety at the heart of everything we do, and with a wealth of in-house planning and engineering expertise at your disposal, you can always have total confidence when you ‘Make the Safe Choice’ Ainscough Crane Hire.

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    0161 4303226

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    Nearest Depot:
    Ashton Road,
    SK6 2RG

Why Choose Ainscough Crane Hire

  • QHSE

    We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.

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  • Availability

    From John O’ Groats to Lands End with the UK’s largest fleet of 400+ cranes across 30 locations.

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  • Reliability

    Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.

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  • Experience

    Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.

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Ainscough Crane Hire Services

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.

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  1. SafetySafety

    • 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).

  2. ReliabilityReliability

    • 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.

  3. AvailabilityAvailability

    • 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.

  4. ExperienceExperience

    • 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.

Largest fleet in the industry – 400+ Cranes

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.

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Expertise and dedicated logistics support

For over 40 years, we’ve been using a diverse range of lifting services to bring success for blue chip customers across a wide variety of key sectors, alongside unrivalled knowledge and expertise from our in-house team, which comprises the most experienced and trusted professionals in the industry. This includes lift operatives and engineers, crane operators, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers, all working together to deliver flawless execution on even the most heavy or complex lifts in Cheshire.

Our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency have made us the premier choice for customers all over the UK. Whether you’re looking for industry leading project management, one-off crane hire, or comprehensive lifting solutions in Cheshire, you can rely on our experts to help you get the job done.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lift projects in Cheshire

Our range of contract lifting solutions encompasses a broad range of services in which we’re able to undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial design and risk assessment all the way up to the final execution. At the initial design phase, we use market-leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. That gives us a solid basis for moving onto the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management, which we can undertake as necessary on your behalf.

Our specialist engineers and contract lift managers are able to handle all of this detailed planning in-house. We don’t outsource any of our services, allowing you to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifts in Cheshire. Depending on the complexity or scale of the task at hand, we can also provide several of our services in the form of one bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

Our diverse fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, and we have decades of experience in using them to provide flawless service to the following key sectors:

Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
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Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

Whether you need to hire a crane in Cheshire as a single unit or several vehicles as part of a multi unit contract, you can always rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide a truly unrivalled service.

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