Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Ipswich. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and with a wealth of in-house expertise and a large, diverse fleet of mobile cranes at our disposal, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to offer a truly national service. We operate from 30 strategic locations across the country, enabling us to deploy to anywhere in the UK. Whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in Ipswich for a short-term contract, or multiple vehicles for a large-scale project, Ainscough Crane Hire can provide unrivalled reliability, availability, expertise and capability.Get A Quote
We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.Learn More
We have one of the largest heavy haulage fleets in the UK, with 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 Crane Hire 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, Ainscough Crane Hire has been providing a diverse range of lifting services for clients across a wide range of sectors. Diligence, precision and efficiency are the hallmarks of our service, and our team consists of the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, health and safety officers. This collective expertise allows us to target all areas of a project, meeting every requirement of our blue chip customers.
Whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Ipswich, Ainscough can provide planning and engineering of the very highest quality, for complex and heavy lift projects alike.
Our range of contract lifting solutions encompasses a broad range of services in which we undertake all aspects of the lift, from initial design all the way through to final execution. We use CAD software and BIM Modelling at the design stage to scope the exact requirements of the project, and our experts can also handle the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All the detailed planning is undertaken by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you can ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you select Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifting in Ipswich. For highly complex or demanding lifts, we can even provide a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored specifically to your requirements.
Our large and diverse fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, which gives us the flexibility to serve clients in a broad array of sectors. These include:
Our cranes can be deployed in tandem for large, multi-unit contract projects, or as individual units for ad hoc mobile crane hire in Ipswich. Whatever the nature, scale or complexity of your project, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations