Crane hire and contract lifting services in Dartford

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Dartford. We operate the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, enabling us to deploy our cranes to any location – which makes us the only one able to provide a truly national service. Placing safety at the heart of everything we do, our experts also provide high-quality planning services and industry-leading expertise, which is why we continue to be the preferred choice of blue chip clients across a wide range of industries.

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    0845 113 0446

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    West London
    Unit 84
    Swallowfield Way
    Hayes Industrial Park
    Dawley Road
    UB3 1DQ

Why Choose Ainscough Crane Hire

  • QHSE

    We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.

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  • Availability

    From John O’ Groats to Lands End with the UK’s largest fleet of 400+ cranes across 30 locations.

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  • Reliability

    Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.

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  • Experience

    Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.

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Ainscough Crane Hire Services

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.

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  1. SafetySafety

    • 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).

  2. ReliabilityReliability

    • 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.

  3. AvailabilityAvailability

    • 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.

  4. ExperienceExperience

    • 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.

Largest fleet in the industry – 400+ Cranes

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.

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Expertise and dedicated logistics support

For more than 40 years, Ainscough has been using the size and range of our fleet to fulfil the requirements of our blue chip customers, providing a diverse array of lifting services distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, efficiency and precision. Each of these are delivered by our very own in-house experts, including some of the most knowledgeable and respected professionals in the lifting industry.

Our team comprises crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. Their combined expertise gives us the flexibility to handle even the most complex lifts in Dartford, all the while providing planning, engineering and project management services to the same exceptional standard that our customers have come to expect.

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Leading contract lift projects in Dartford

Our contract lifting solutions encompass a range of services in which we can take on responsibility for every aspect of a project – from the initial consultation right through to final execution. We typically use market leading CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, which gives us a solid grounding we can use to move on to the subsequent method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management and transport logistics, and round the clock management.

Everything is handled by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you’ve always got the total peace of mind you need to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire. For high risk or complex lifts in Dartford, we can combine several of our services into a single bespoke package that’s tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

We have a wealth of specialist expertise with a variety of key sectors, including:

Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
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Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

When you hire a crane in Dartford from us, you can rest assured that our wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes are at your disposal, either as single units or as part of a multi unit project. Whatever the nature or scale of your operations in Dartford, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, expertise, availability and capability you need.

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