Crane hire and contract lifting services in Portsmouth

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Portsmouth. With safety at the heart of everything we do, Ainscough operates the nation’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. This enables us to deploy to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Whether you’re looking for ad hoc mobile crane hire in Portsmouth, or multiple vehicles for a large-scale contract, you can count on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.

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    0845 113 0460

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    First Avenue,
    Millbrook Trading Estate,
    Southampton,
    SO15 0LJ

Why Choose Ainscough Crane Hire

  • QHSE

    We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.

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  • Availability

    We have one of the largest heavy haulage fleets in the UK, with 400 + cranes across 30 locations.

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  • Reliability

    Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.

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  • Experience

    Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.

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Ainscough Crane Hire Services

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.

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  1. SafetySafety

    • 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).

  2. ReliabilityReliability

    • 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.

  3. AvailabilityAvailability

    • 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.

  4. ExperienceExperience

    • 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.

Largest fleet in the industry – 400+ Cranes

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.

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Expertise and dedicated logistics support

For more than 40 years, Ainscough has been providing a diverse range of lifting services distinguished by diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. This combined expertise enables us to target all aspects of a project, as we provide planning and engineering services to clients across a wide range of sectors.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lifting projects in Portsmouth

Our range of contract lifting solutions covers a broad range of services in which we undertake all areas of the lift, from the initial design and risk assessment all the way up to final execution. CAD software and BIM Modelling is used at the design stage to scope the exact requirements of the project, and our experts can also handle method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.

Our specialist engineers and contract lift managers are able to handle all the detailed planning on your behalf, allowing you to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifting in Portsmouth. Depending on the nature and requirements of the project, Ainscough can even provide a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored specifically to your schedule.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

Our large and versatile fleet of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes are available as single units, or as part of a multi unit contract project. We have extensive experience serving clients across a number of sectors, including:

Infrastructure
Infrastructure
Construction
Construction
Industrial
Industrial
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
crane power station
Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

Ainscough Crane Hire can make our cranes available in any location, so whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Portsmouth, you can expect an unparalleled standard of service.

Call Us today on 0800 272 637