Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Cotswold. We place safety at the heart of everything we do here at Ainscough Crane Hire, operating the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. Whether you’re looking to hire a crane on an individual basis for a specific task, or you need several vehicles for a longer term, larger-scale contract lift in Cotswold, you can rely on Ainscough to 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 over 40 years, blue chip customers across the country have been benefitting from our diverse array of lifting services, all distinguished by our distinctive hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our services are delivered by some of the most knowledgeable, trusted and experienced professionals in the industry, and our in-house team encompasses crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
Their combined expertise gives us the ability to target all areas of any given project, allowing our customers to benefit from planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – whether you need one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lift solutions in Cotswold.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which our staff can take responsibility for all aspects of a lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. During the initial design phase, we use market-leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. This gives us a solid basis to then move on to the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
You can have total peace of mind to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire, since all this detailed planning is undertaken by our very own in-house specialist engineers and contract lift managers. For any particularly high risk or complex lift in Cotswold, you can even choose several of our services in the form of one bespoke, turnkey package – tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.
With four decades of experience behind us, our experts have a long history of providing market leading service to clients across a range of sectors, including:
Our diverse fleet encompasses heavy cranes, mobile cranes and mobile tower cranes. We can make these available anywhere in the UK, either as single units, or as part of a multi-vehicle contract. Whatever the size or scale of your operations in Cotswold, you can trust Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations