Crane hire and contract lifting services in London

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in London. Ainscough operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from over 30 strategic locations across the country, making us the only one able to deliver a truly national service. We place safety at the heart of everything we do, allowing our customers to choose from a diverse range of cranes while also benefitting from high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise. Whatever the nature or scale of your operations in London, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, capability and expertise you need.

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    0845 113 0462

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    1 Roding Road,
    E6 6XD

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

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 ears, Ainscough has been serving blue chip clients across a range of key industries with diligence, precision and efficiency. Each of our diverse array of lifting services is delivered by our very own in-house experts, recognised as the most trusted and experienced professionals in the industry.

Our staff comprises teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. This enables us to target all aspects of a project as we provide provide planning and engineering services of the very highest quality, all part of our truly unrivalled service.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lifting projects in London

Our contract lifting solutions are a comprehensive range of services in which Ainscough staff can undertake all aspects of a given lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. At the design phase, we use market leading CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. If you choose, we can then move onto the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.

All this enables you to have complete peace of mind to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. Where particularly high risk or complex lifts are concerned, we can even provide the option to choose several of our services in the form of a single bespoke package, one that’s tailored to your specific schedule and requirements.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

The depth of our specialist expertise, coupled with the diversity of our fleet, enables us to serve a wide range of key sectors here at Ainscough. These include (but are not limited to):

Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
crane power station
Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

Our fleet of mobile cranes encompasses tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, which we can make available in any location either as single units, or as part of a multi unit project. Whatever the reason you wish to hire a crane in London, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.

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