Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Hillsborough. Operating a highly diverse fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, we’re capable of deploying to any location, making us the only one able to provide a truly national service. We take care to place safety 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. We can even tailor our wide range of lifting services to suit your requirements, while provide hire quality planning services and industry-leading expertise.Get A Free 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
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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.
Safety has been at the heart of our offering for more than 40 years. Throughout that time, we’ve been providing a diverse range of lifting services to blue chip customers across an array of key industries. We don’t outsource any of these services, preferring instead to entrust them to our very own in-house staff, who comprise the most knowledgeable, trusted and experienced experts in the lifting industry – including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
Using this combined pool of in house expertise, we’re able to target all areas of a project with precision, diligence and efficiency, regardless of its scale or complexity. Whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Hillsborough, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Our contract lift solutions cover a range of services in which we can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, spanning right from the initial design (which we specify using CAD software or BIM modelling) all the way through to the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management. The depth and breadth of our expertise means that we can take on any or all of the above duties as required.
This comprehensive range of services ensures that you can always have complete confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. Where particularly complex lifts or heavy lifts in Hillsborough are concerned, we can even provide several of our services in tandem in the form of a bespoke turnkey package; one that’s tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.
With the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet at our disposal, we have decades of experience providing peerless service to a number of sectors, including:
When you hire a crane in Hillsborough from us, you can take your pick from our diverse fleet of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We can make these available in any location, either as single units or as part of a multi unit contract, so whatever the nature or scale of the project at hand, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations