Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Petworth. At Ainscough Crane Hire, we place safety at the heart of everything we do, as we operate the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. That makes us the only one able to provide a truly national service, as well as giving our customers access to high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise.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, Ainscough has been at the centre of multiple key sectors, serving blue chip customers with an diverse array of lifting services, all distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. These are delivered by our very own in-house team, which comprises some of the most knowledgeable and experienced professionals in the lifting industry.
Our team encompasses crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. That gives us access to a wide pool of combined in-house experience, providing planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – so you can always expect a truly unrivalled service on even the most complex or heavy lift in Petworth.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a wide range of lifting services in which our experts can undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, right from the initial risk assessment. From here, we use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, which gives us a solid grounding to move onto the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
For any particularly heavy or complex lifts in Petworth, we can even provide the option for a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact schedule and requirements. What’s more, all this detailed planning is undertaken by Ainscough personnel, giving you the total confidence you need to to ‘Make the Safe Choice’.
With four decades of experience behind us, here at Ainscough Crane Hire we have a wealth of in-depth expertise with the following sectors:
Our diverse fleet of mobile cranes comprises heavy cranes, crawler cranes, and mobile tower cranes, which we can make available either as single units or as part of a multi unit project. Whatever the scope or scale of your operations in [PLACE], you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the expertise, availability, reliability and capability you need. =
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations