Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Chorley. At Ainscough Crane Hire, we operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. This enables us to deploy to any location, making us the only one able to provide a truly national service, while providing our customers with high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise.Get A Free 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
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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 at the centre of a range of sectors, using the size and range of our fleet to fulfil the requirements of our blue chip customers. Our diverse array of lifting services is distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, efficiency and precision, and our team consists of the most knowledgeable and experienced professionals in the lifting industry. This includes teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This allows us to tackle all aspects of a project, bringing unrivalled expertise and service to even the most complex or heavy lifts. Whether you require one-off mobile crane hire in Chorley, industry leading project management, or comprehensive lifting solutions, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, capability and expertise you need.
Our contract lifting solutions cover a wide range of services in which our experts at Ainscough can take responsibility for all aspects of the lift. This spans from the initial design (which we specify using CAD software and BIM modelling) all the way through to the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management and transport logistics, and even round the clock management.
All this detailed planning and consultation is carried out by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers in-house, enabling you to have total confidence as you Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. If you choose, you can even benefit from several of our services in the form of a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.
The size and diversity of our fleet enables us to deliver flawless service across a wide variety of key sectors, including:
Mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes are all included in our fleet, and we can make these available either as single units or as part of a large-scale, multi-unit project in Chorley. Whatever the scale or nature of your project in Chorley, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations