Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Colne. We operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 locations across the country, making us the only one able to provide a truly national service. With a fleet that encompasses tower cranes, mobile tower cranes, and heavy cranes, you can be sure that whatever the nature or scale of your project in Colne, Ainscough can provide all the reliability, availability, capability and expertise you need.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, our blue-chip customers have benefitted from a broad range of lifting services distinguished by their diligence, precision and efficiency. We don’t outsource any of these – instead they’re all carried out by our own in-house team, which comprises crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This allows us to tackle all aspects of a project, on even the most complex or heavy lifts. So, whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive lifting solutions in Colne, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, capability and expertise you need.
Our contract lifting solutions cover a range of services, in which our experts can undertake all aspects of the lift as required. Detailed planning is undertaken by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers, right from the initial design phases. Typically, at this stage we use market-leading CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project.
This gives us a solid foundation that enables us to move onto the method statement provision QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management. For particularly high risk or complex lifts, we can provide our services in a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements.
As operators of the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet, our cranes can be deployed to almost any location, and we have a particular wealth of experience in the following sectors:
• Petrochemical, oil and gas
• Power generation
Our customers can choose to hire a crane either as a single unit or as part of a multi unit contract project, so you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, capability, availability and expertise you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations