Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Northampton. As operators of the UK’s largest fleet of cranes, Ainscough Crane Hire operates from 30 strategic locations across the country. We can deploy to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. With safety at the heart of everything we do, our customers also benefit from high-quality planning services and industry-leading expertise, all from our own in-house experts.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 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.
Ainscough Crane Hire has over 40 years in operation behind us, and throughout that time we’ve been providing our diverse range of lifting services to blue chip customers across a range of industries. Our diverse range of lifting services are distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, and our team comprises some of the most knowledgeable and respected experts in the lifting industry.
Our team encompasses crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. This enables us to target all areas of a project, offering planning, engineering and in-depth expertise of the very highest quality – whether your project involves one-off mobile crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Northampton.
Our contract lift solutions in Northampton encompass a range of services in which Ainscough staff can handle all aspects of the lift, from the initial design (which we complete with the aid of cutting-edge CAD software or BIM modelling) all the way through to the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics, and round the clock management.
All planning and implementation is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers at Ainscough Crane Hire, giving you the peace of mind to Make the Safe Choice. For particularly complex, high-risk or heavy lifts, we can make our services available as part of a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your individual deadlines and requirements.
We have extensive experience in serving clients across a wide variety of key sectors, which includes:
Our services put a diverse fleet of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal. These can be made available in any location, either as single units or as part of a multi unit contract. Whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations