Crane hire and contract lifting services in Devon

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Devon. We operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations around the country, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. It also means we’re able to deploy to any location, with safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in Devon for a specific job, or multiple vehicles for longer-term, large scale projects, you can rely on AInscough Crane Hire to deliver.

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    01392 435544

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    Compound 32,
    Greendale Business Park,
    Woodbury Salterton,
    EX5 1EW

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 four decades we’ve been serving blue chip clients across a broad array of sectors, providing them with a diverse range of lifting services distinguished by our hallmarks of precision, diligence and efficiency. We don’t outsource any of these services, preferring to rely instead on our own in-house team, which comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry. This includes teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.

With their combined pool of considerable expertise, we’re able to target all areas of a project, on even the most complex or heavy lift projects Devon. When you choose Ainscough Crane Hire, you can always expect a truly unrivalled service.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lift projects in Devon

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. In the first instance, we use CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, gathering key information that we can then use for the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.

All planning and execution of these services is undertaken by our very own experts at Ainscough Crane Hire, which means you can always have total confidence when you ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with contract lifts in Devon. We can even provide a bespoke, turnkey package for particularly demanding or heavy lifts – providing several of our services in tandem, all tailored to your precise requirements and deadlines.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

Our fleet spans a wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, and we have a long history of using these to serve a wide range of sectors, including:

Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
crane power station
Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

We can make these cranes available in any location, either as single units or as part of a multi unit project. So when you hire a crane in Devon, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.

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