Crane hire and contract lifting services in Ilkeston

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Ilkeston. With over 40 years of experience behind us, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to provide a truly national service. We operate the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, with safety at the heart of everything we do. Whether you want to simply hire a crane in Ilkeston, or you need multiple vehicles to undertake heavier and more complex lifts, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the availability, reliability, expertise and capability you need.

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    0115 9221133

  2. Address
    Wingate Close,
    NG8 4LP

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 in Ilkeston

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

For more than 40 years, at the centre of multiple key sectors in the UK, serving blue chip clients with a diverse array of lifting services distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. We don’t outsource any of these services, preferring to entrust them to our own in-house team – which comprises the most knowledgable, trusted and experienced experts in the lifting industry, including teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers.

With their unrivalled collective expertise at our disposal, we have the ability to tackle all areas of a project, ensuring that our clients can always expect a truly unrivalled service on even the most complex or heavy lifts in Ilkeston.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lift projects in Ilkeston

Our contract lifting solutions encompass a broad array of services in which Ainscough personnel can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, right from the initial design phase. Here, we can use cutting-edge CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. We can then use this collated information to move onto the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management – any or all of which we can undertake as requires.

We don’t outsource any of our services, so we can maintain completely control over the high level of service we’ve become known for. All detailed planning is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, and where particularly high risk or complex lifts in Ilkeston are concerned, we can provide the option of a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

Our fleet includes mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes, and heavy cranes. We can make these available in any location, either as single units or deployed in small teams as part of a multi unit contract lift in Ilkeston. What’s more, our wealth of in-house knowledge encompasses the following sectors:

  • Infrastructure
  • Petrochemical, oil and gas
  • Industrial
  • Power generation
  • Construction
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
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Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

In short, whatever the nature or scale of your complex or heavy lift in Ilkeston, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.

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