Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Guildford. At Ainscough Crane Hire we operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, which makes us the only one able to provide a truly national service. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and our blue chip customers can enjoy access not just to our diverse fleet of cranes, but also to our high-quality planning services and industry-leading expertise.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, we’ve been at the centre of a wide range of key sectors, delivering a varied range of lifting services all distinguished by our hallmarks of efficiency, precision and diligence. All are carried out by our own in-house team, which includes crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
Together, these people comprise some of the most trusted and knowledgable professionals in the lifting industry, and by drawing on their talents, we’re able to we’re able to target all areas of a given project, including on even the most complex lifts or heavy lifts in Guildford.
Our contract lift solutions cover a range of services in which our experts can undertake every aspect of the lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. At the design phase, we typically use we use CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements for the lift. This gives us a solid grounding which we can use to move on to the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
Every aspect of this detailed planning is handled by our very own in-house team, giving you complete confidence to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. If yours is a particularly heavy or complex lift in Guildford, we can even provide several of our services in tandem, allowing you to benefit from a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact deadlines and requirements.
With four decades of experience here at Ainscough Crane Hire, we have a long history of providing exemplary service to a range of sectors, including:
Our large fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, heavy cranes and crawler cranes, which we can deploy to anywhere in the UK. So, whether whether you need to hire a crane in Guildford on an ad hoc basis, or you’re looking for multiple vehicles for longer-term, larger scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver a truly unrivalled service.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations