Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Darwen. Ainscough operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes, operating from 30 strategic locations across the country. This enables us to deploy to anywhere, making us the only one to be able to provide a truly national service. We put safety at the heart of everything we do, and our fleet is one of the most diverse in the UK, encompassing mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We make these available alongside 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 four decades, we’ve been at the centre of multiple key sectors, providing blue chip clients with access to our diverse array of lifting services – all distinguished by our characteristic hallmarks of diligence, efficiency and precision. Our services are carried out by our own in-house staff, comprising teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
With their combined expertise at our disposal, we’re able to tackle all areas of a given project, providing planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – so you can always expect a peerless service whatever the nature or scale of the project at hand.
Our contract lifts solutions cover a range of services in which our experts can undertake every aspect of the lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. At the design phase, we typically use CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements for the lift. This gives us a solid grounding which we can use to move on to the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
Every aspect of this detailed planning is handled by our very own in-house team, giving you complete confidence to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. If yours is a particularly heavy or complex lift in Darwen, we can even provide several of our services in tandem, allowing you to benefit from a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact deadlines and requirements.
With our large and diverse fleet of cranes, we have a long history of delivering unrivalled service to a range of key sectors, including:
• Petrochemical, oil and gas
• Power generation
We’re able to make our cranes available anywhere in the UK, either as single units or as part of a large-scale, multi-unit project. Whatever the scale or nature of the task at hand, Ainscough Crane Hire is here to deliver all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.
We’re able to make our cranes available in any location, either in groups for large, multi-unit contracts, or as individual units for ad-hoc crane hire. Whatever you choose, you can always count on getting a truly unrivalled service from Ainscough Crane Hire.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations