Crane hire and contract lifting services in Essex

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Essex. With 30 strategic locations across the UK, we can deploy our diverse fleet of cranes to any location, making us the only one able to provide a truly national service. We alway place safety is at the heart of everything we do, and the depth and breadth of our staff’s expertise enables us to handle any project, regardless of its scale or complexity. What’s more, at Ainscough Crane Hire we can tailor our wide range of lifting services to suit your requirements, alongside high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise.

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    0207 4738787

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    1 Roding Road,
    E6 6XD

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 40 years, we’ve been providing our diverse range of lifting services to blue chip clients across a wide variety of key sectors. Each of these services are distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, and we provide our clients with access to industry-leading expertise from our in-house team, which comprises some of 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 experience at our disposal, we can tackle all areas of a contract lift in Essex, no matter its scale or complexity. Whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions, you can always have complete peace of mind to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lift projects in Essex

Our contract lift solutions in Essex encompass a range of services in which we can undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial consultation right through to flawless execution. At the initial design phase, we use market-leading CAD software to scope the exact requirements of the lift. This gives us a solid foundation to perform the risk assessment, and from there we can also handle the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.

All this detailed planning is undertaken by our very own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you can always have total confidence that you’re Making the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. We also include the option to choose a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements and deadlines.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

We have extensive experience in serving clients across a wide variety of the UK’s key sectors. This includes:

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

Our services put a diverse fleet of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal. These can be made available in any location, either as single units or as part of a multi unit contract. Whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.

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