Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Northwich. As the only one able to provide a truly national service, Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet of cranes from 30 strategic sites across the country. This means we can make our cranes available in any location, alongside unrivalled planning services and industry-leading expertise. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and even on the heaviest or most complex lifts, you can always rely on Ainscough to deliver.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.
For more than 40 years, we’ve been serving blue chip clients across a wide range of specialist sectors. Our diverse range of lifting services are distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, and our customers benefit from industry-leading expertise from some of the UK’s most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts.
This includes crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. This combined pool of expertise gives us the ability to target all areas of a project, whatever the nature or scale of the task at hand.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a wide range of services in which our experts can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, ranging from the initial risk assessment right through to final execution. At the initial design stage, we can use cutting-edge CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. From there, we can move onto the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
For particularly complex or high risk lifts, we’re able to provide the option of a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your precise schedule and requirements. All detailed planning is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you can always Make the Safe Choice when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire in Northwich.
As operators of the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet, our cranes can be deployed to almost any location. Our fleet comprises mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and even heavy cranes, and we have a particular wealth of experience in the following sectors:
Our customers can choose to hire a crane either as a single unit or as part of a multi unit contract project, so you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, capability, availability and expertise you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations