Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Glasgow. Operating from 30 strategic locations across the UK, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to offer a truly national service. With the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes at our disposal, we can deploy to any location in the country, giving us the range and availability to fulfil our blue chip customers’ requirements. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and our market-leading expertise ensures that we’re able to take on any project, regardless of size, scale or complexity. Whether you need ad hoc mobile crane hire in Glasgow for a specific task, or multiple vehicles for larger-scale contracts, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the specialist knowledge and capability you need.Get A Quote
We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.Learn More
We have one of the largest heavy haulage fleets in the UK, with 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 has been using a diverse range of lifting services to complete contracts for clients across a broad range of sectors, while giving them access to unrivalled knowledge and expertise from some of the most experienced and trusted experts in the industry. These include lift operatives, engineers, crane operators, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers, all working together to deliver flawless execution on complex and heavy lift projects alike.
Diligence, precision and efficiency are the hallmarks of our service – whether you require industry-leading project management, one-off crane hire or comprehensive lift solutions in Glasgow, Ainscough can deliver planning and engineering capability of the very highest quality.
Our contract lifting solutions cover a comprehensive range of solutions in which we undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial design and risk assessment all the way through to final execution. We use CAD software or BIM Modelling at the design stage, in order to scope the exact requirements of the project. Then, our specialist engineers and contract lift managers can then move onto more detailed planning, including method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management and transport logistics, and round the clock management.
Whatever expertise or services you require for your project, you can have complete peace of mind when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifting in Glasgow. Where particularly complex or demanding lifts are concerned, Ainscough Crane Hire can provide a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your specific requirements and schedule.
As well as our breadth and depth of in-house expertise, Ainscough Crane Hire customers can also choose from a large and diverse fleet made up of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. The size of this fleet, and our 30 strategic UK depots, enables us to serve customers in a wide array of sectors, including:
Whether you simply need a single mobile crane, or several vehicles as part of a large-scale multi-unit contract project in Glasgow, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver the very standards of service.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations