Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Minehead. At Ainscough Crane Hire we operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, which makes us the only one able to provide a truly national service. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and our blue-chip customers can enjoy access not just to our diverse fleet of cranes, but also to our high-quality planning services and industry-leading expertise.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.
With more than 40 years of experience behind us, Ainscough Crane Hire has a long history of providing peerless lifting service to blue chip clients across a range of sectors. We deliver our diverse array of lifting services with the distinctive hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, and our team comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry – including teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This considerable pool of in-house expertise gives us the ability to handle all areas of a project, so you can always expect planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Minehead.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a range of services in which our experts can undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial design and risk assessment all the way through to final execution. At the design stage, we use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project. From there, our specialist engineers and contract lift managers can move onto the more detailed elements of planning, such as the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management and transport logistics, and round the clock management.
We can also cater to the most complex or demanding of lifts with a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your specific requirements and schedule. Whatever the nature of your project, you can have complete peace of mind when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifting in Penrith.
With the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet at our disposal, we have decades of experience in serving the following sectors:
• Petrochemical, oil and gas
• Power generation
Our fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We can make these cranes available either as single units or as part of a multi-unit contract in Minehead – so whatever the nature or scale of your contract lift in Minehead, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations