Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Manchester. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. With safety at the heart of everything we do, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to meet your every requirement, whether you’re looking for ad-hoc mobile crane hire in Manchester, or multiple vehicles and extensive planning for more heavy or complex lifts.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 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.
Precision, diligence and efficiency are the hallmarks of our diverse range of lifting services, which we’ve been providing to a wide variety of sectors and industries for over 40 years. Our staff comprises the most knowledgeable and experienced professionals in the lifting industry, including crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers. This enables us to provide planning, engineering and in-depth expertise to handle all areas of a project, whether it entails one-off mobile crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Manchester. This gives all Ainscough customers peace of mind in a truly unrivalled service, regardless of the scale or complexity of the project at hand.
Our contract lifting solutions comprise a range of services in which Ainscough Crane Hire staff takes responsibility for all aspects of the lift, right from the initial design, which we specify using CAD Software or BIM Modelling to scope the project’s exact requirements. We can also handle the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock management. All this is undertaken by our specialist engineers and contract lift managers, giving you confidence in making the safe choice when you select Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifts in Manchester. Where particularly high risk or complex lifts are concerned, we can provide a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your specific requirements and deadlines.
Our cranes can be made available either as single units, or in several units as part of a multi-unit project. We have extensive experience in serving a number of sectors, including:
We can deploy any of our fleet of mobile cranes, mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes or heavy cranes to any location in Manchester – so whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations