Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Ilkley. Here at Ainscough Crane Hire we place safety at the heart of everything we do, as we operate the country’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. That makes us the only one able to offer a truly national service, in addition to providing our customers with access to high quality planning services and industry leading expertise. Whether you’re looking to hire a crane in Ilkley on an ad hoc basis, or you want multiple vehicles for a large scale or long term project, you can rely on Ainscough 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.
Throughout more than 40 years in operation, our lifting services have always been distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, efficiency and precision, ultimately makings us the preferred choice for blue chip customers across the country. In order to maintain the same high standards we’ve come to be known for, we don’t outsource any of our services. Instead, we prefer to rely on the skills and knowledge of our own in-house team.
Our team is composed of the most experienced and respected professionals in the lifting industry, including teams and lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers and crane operators, and health and safety officers. With their considerable pool of combined in-house expertise at our disposal, we’re able to tackle all areas of a project. That means our customers can expect unrivalled service on every project, on even the most complex or heavy lift in Ilkley.
Our range of contract lifting solutions covers a range of services in which our experts take responsibility for all aspects of the lift. This includes the risk assessment and initial design, in which we use market-leading CAD software and BIM Modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project. Ainscough can also handle method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning is undertaken by our very own contract lift managers and specialist engineers, ensuring that you can always ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. Depending on the requirements and complexity of the project, you can even benefit from a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.
Our large and diverse fleet is composed of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We can provide these as single units or as part of a multi unit contract, and have a wealth of experience with the following sectors:
We can make these cranes available in any location, either as single units, or as part of a multi vehicle contract in Ilkley. So, whatever the nature or scale of your contract lift in Ilkley, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations