Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Newcastle. Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to offer a truly national service, with the largest fleet of cranes operating from 30 strategic depots across the UK. Safety at the heart of everything we do, and whether you’re looking for ad hoc mobile crane hire in Newcastle, or you need multiple vehicles for longer-term, larger scale projects, the size and range of our fleet enables us to provide all the availability and capability 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.
We’ve been serving blue chip customers across a range of industries for over 40 years, distinguishing the quality of our services with the hallmarks of precision, diligence and efficiency. Our team comprises some of the most experienced and respected experts in the lifting industry, including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. The combined pool of this in-house expertise allows us to target all planning and engineering aspects of a project, including those of even the most heavy or complex lifts.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a wide range of services in which our experts take on all aspects of the lift, from the risk assessment and initial design (which we complete using CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project) all the way to the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock management.
All planning and execution is undertaken by our very own specialist engineers and contract lift managers here at Ainscough Crane Hire, so you can always have complete faith that you’ve chosen to ‘Make the Safe Choice’. If the project involves significantly complex or high risk lifts, we can provide a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your specific schedule and requirements.
Here at Ainscough, the size and diversity of our fleet means we can put a wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal. We have a long history of serving a broad variety of sectors, including:
With industry leading expertise and an unparalleled service at your disposal, we’re able to deploy this fleet to any location – so whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations