Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in East Kilbride. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in East Kilbride for a specific task, or multiple vehicles for a long term, large scale project, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.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, Ainscough has been using our diverse range of lifting services to serve blue chip customers across a range of sectors. Ainscough clients also have access to unrivalled expertise and knowledge from the industry’s most trusted experts, including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This combined pool of expertise gives us the ability to target all areas of the project, so matter the scale or complexity of the project, Ainscough clients can always expect planning and engineering services of the very highest quality.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a wide range of services in which we handle all aspects of the lift. This ranges from the initial design all the way through to final execution. At the design stage, we use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. From there, we can also take care of the risk assessment, as well as method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All planning and execution is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire. We can also provide the option for a bespoke, turnkey package tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.
Our wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes allows us to serve a wide range of sectors, including:
Ainscough’s range of lifting services puts this large and diverse fleet at your disposal, either as single units or as part of a wide range, multi unit contract. Whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the availability, reliability, expertise and capability you require.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations