Crane hire and contract lifting services in Gloucester

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Gloucester. Operating from 30 strategic depots across the UK, at Ainscough Crane Hire we can deploy our diverse fleet of cranes to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. We place safety at the heart of everything we do, and the depth and breadth of our staff’s expertise enables us to take on any project, regardless of the scale or complexity involved.

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    0845 113 0458

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    Burcott Road,
    BS11 8AB

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

With more than 40 years of experience behind us, Ainscough Crane Hire has a long history of providing unrivalled lifting services to blue chip clients across a range of sectors. These services are distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, and carried out by our very own in-house experts, recognised as some of the most knowledgeable and respected professionals in the lifting industry.

Our team consists of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. Together, their considerable pool of in-house expertise gives us the ability to handle all areas of a project, so you can always expect 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 Gloucester.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lift projects in Gloucester

Our comprehensive range of contract lift solutions in Gloucester encompasses a full suite of services in which our experts can assume responsibility for all aspects of the lift. This can start right from the initial design phase, which we typically spec using market-leading CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project. From there, our specialist engineers and contract lift managers can then move on to the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management and transport logistics, and round the clock management.

If your project entails a particularly high risk or complex lift in Gloucester, we can even provide the option to choose several of our services in the form of a single bespoke, turnkey package – one that’s tailored to your exact requirements. All of this is designed to give you supreme confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with contract lifts in Gloucester.

Leading Contracts Lifting Projects

Our diverse fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, and we have a wealth of specialist in-house experience with the following sectors:

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

We can make these cranes available either as single units, or as part of a multi-unit contract in Gloucester, so whatever the nature or scale of your operations, you can count on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, flexibility, availability and capability you need.

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