Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Chester. Ainscough operates the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. We can deploy to any location, and place safety at the heart of everything we do. So, whether you need ad hoc mobile crane hire in Chester for a specific task, or multiple vehicles for longer term, larger scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.Get A Quote
We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.Learn More
We have one of the largest heavy haulage fleets in the UK, with 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, we’ve been at the centre of multiple key sectors, providing a diverse range of lifting services to an array of blue chip clients – all distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgeable, trusted and experienced experts in the lifting industry, including 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 tackle all areas of a project, providing planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – so you can always expect a truly unrivalled service on even the most complex or heavy lifts in Chester.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which we can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from initial consultation all the way through to final execution. At the initial design phase, we can use market leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift – information which we can then use as the basis for our 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 specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you to have total peace of mind when you Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. If the project involves significantly complex or high risk lifts, we can provide a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your specific schedule or requirements.
Here at Ainscough, the size and diversity of our fleet allows us to put a wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal. We have extensive experience in serving a broad variety of key sectors, which includes:
When you hire a crane in Chester, you can count on industry leading expertise and a truly unparalleled service at your disposal.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations