Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Hertfordshire. Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to offer truly national service to our customers. We operate the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, placing safety at the heart of everything we do. So, whether you’re looking for ad hoc mobile crane hire in Hertfordshire for a specific task, or multiple vehicles for longer term, larger scale projects, you can count on on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.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, at Ainscough we’ve been serving blue chip clients across a range of key industries with diligence, precision and efficiency. We don’t outsource any of our diverse array of lifting services, preferring instead to rely on our very own in-house experts, recognised as the most trusted and experienced professionals in the industry.
Our staff comprises teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. With their combined expertise at our disposal, we’re able to target every aspect of a project as we provide provide planning and engineering services of the very highest quality, all part of our truly unrivalled service.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which our experts can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. During the preliminary design stages, we use market-leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the precise requirements of the lift. This provides a solid foundation from which we can move onto the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All detailed planning is undertaken by our very own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, giving you the complete peace of mind you need to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. If your project involves a particularly high risk or complex lift in Hertfordshire, you can even choose several of our services in the form of a bespoke, turnkey package – one that’s tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.
For 40 years and counting, the size and diversity of our fleet has enabled us to deliver flawless service across a variety of key sectors across the UK, including:
This fleet comprises mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We can make these available either as single units, or as part of a large-scale, multi-unit contract in Hertfordshire. Whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations