Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Dorset. Ainscough operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes, operating from 30 strategic locations across the country. This makes us the only one able to offer a truly national service, placing safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you need ad hoc mobile crane hire in Dorset for a specific task, or multiple vehicles for longer term, larger scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, expertise and capability you need.Get A 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
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, we have been serving blue chip customers across a variety of core sectors, providing a diverse array of lifting services all distinguished by our hallmarks of efficiency, diligence and precision. These services are delivered by some of the most knowledgeable, trusted and respected professionals in the industry – our team is composed of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This considerable pool of in-house expertise gives us the ability to tackle all areas of a project, providing planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Dorset.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which Ainscough experts can take on responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from consultation right through to final execution. At the design phase, we can use market leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. From there, we can also handle the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning is undertaken by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you to have total peace of mind when you ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. If the project concerns a significantly complex or high risk lift, we can provide several of our services in the form of a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your specific schedule or requirements.
Our diverse fleet comprises a wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, and we have a wealth of experience in using them to serve clients in the following key sectors:
You can choose to hire a crane in Dorset either as a single unit, or select multiple vehicles for a larger scale contract. Whatever the nature or scale of your project in Dorset, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations