Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Knaresborough. Ainscough operates the Countries largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the UK. We can deploy to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Whether you need to hire a crane in Knaresborough for a small scale project, or you require multiple vehicles for a comprehensive contract lift, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, capability and expertise you need.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.
For more than four decades, we’ve been serving blue chip customers across a wide range of sectors, delivering a diverse range of lifting services with our distinctive hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. None of these services are outsourced to third parties – instead, we take care of everything with our very own in-house team, which comprises some of the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted professionals in the lifting industry.
The combined expertise of our crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers all gives us the ability to handle every aspect of a given project, allowing our customers to benefit from planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – so you can always expect a truly unrivalled service.
Our contract lift solutions cover a wide range of services in which Ainscough personnel can take on responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from the initial consultation all the way through to final execution. In the initial design phases, we use CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the job. We use this research as a basis for the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management and transport logistics. We can also provide round the clock management of the project if you require.
Our services are designed to give you total confidence with which to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifting in Knaresborough. For particularly high risk or complex lifts in Knaresborough, we can even offer several of our services in the form of one bespoke, turnkey package, geared to your specific requirements and schedule.
With more than 40 years of experience behind us, we know how to bring our wealth of specialist expertise to bear in a variety of key sectors:
Crawler cranes, mobile tower cranes and heavy cranes all make up parts of our diverse fleet, and we can make these available anywhere in Knaresborough, either as single units or as part of a large-scale, multi unit contract. Whatever the complexity or scale of the project at hand, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations