Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Elgin. Operating from 30 strategic locations, Ainscough is the only one able to offer a truly national service. We can deploy to any location, giving us the size and range of fleet to fulfil the requirements of our blue chip customers. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and our breadth of experience allows us to undertake any contract lift project, regardless of its scale or complexity.
Whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in Elgin for a specific job, or heavy cranes for longer-term, larger scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability 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 Crane Hire 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 Crane Hire has been serving blue chip customers across a broad range of sector. Our services have long been distinguished by our focus on precision, diligence and efficiency, and our team comprises some of the most knowledgeable, experience and trusted experts in the lifting industry. This includes crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. Our combined pool of expertise gives us the ability to target all areas of a project, giving our customers confidence in a flawless, comprehensive service from start to finish.
Our range of contract lifting solutions covers a range of services in which our experts take responsibility for all aspects of the lift. This spans the risk assessment and initial design, in which we use market-leading CAD software to scope the exact requirements of the project. Our experts can also handle method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All detailed planning is undertaken by our own dedicated contract lift managers and specialist engineers, allowing you to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire in Elgin. We can even offer a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.
The size and range of our fleet here at Ainscough Crane Hire, combined with the quality of our in-house expertise, allows us to serve clients across a wide range of sectors and industries. These include:
Our customers can choose from a large and diverse fleet of mobile cranes in Elgin, including mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. These can be hired either as single units, or as part of a larger-scale, multi-unit project. Whatever the scale of the job at hand, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations