Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Cockermouth. Placing safety at the heart of everything we do, at Ainscough we operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, making us the only one able to provide a truly national service. When you hire a crane in Cockermouth, or contact our experts for a contract lift project in the area, you can be sure to expect industry-leading expertise and a truly unrivalled service.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 more than 40 years, we’ve been serving blue chip clients across a wide range of key industries, distinguishing our diverse array of lifting services with our hallmarks of diligence, efficiency and precision. These services are delivered by our in-house specialists, who comprise some of the lifting industry’s most knowledgeable and respected experts.
Our team encompasses crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. Together, we can tackle all areas of a given project – including even the most heavy or complex lifts in Cockermouth – allowing you to have total peace of mind as you Make the Safe Choice.
Our contract lift solutions cover a wide range of lifting services in which our experts can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from planning to execution. At the initial design phase, we typically use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. From there, we can move onto the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
Wherever particularly complex or high-risk lifts are concerned, we can even provide the option for a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.
With four decades of history behind us, we have a wealth of experience in serving the following key sectors:
Mobile cranes, heavy cranes, crawler cranes and mobile tower cranes are amongst the vehicles which make up our diverse fleet, so whatever the size or scale of your operations in Cockermouth, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the expertise, availability, reliability and capability you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations