Market-leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Richmond. Ainscough operates the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. We can deploy our cranes to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Safety is at the heart of everything we do, and along with our fleet of cranes, our blue chip customers also benefit from our high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise.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.
For more than 40 years, Ainscough has been providing a diverse array of lifting services to blue chip clients across a variety of key sectors, distinguishing each of our projects with our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises some of the most respected and experienced professionals in the lifting industry, including teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
By drawing on this wealth of in-house expertise, we’re able to target all areas of a project, guaranteeing unrivalled service on even the most complex or heavy lift in Richmond.
Our contract lift solutions cover a range of services in which Ainscough personnel can handle all aspects of the lift, from the risk assessment and initial design (when we typically use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project) all the way to the subsequent method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning and execution is handled by our own in-house specialist engineers and contract lift managers – which means that whether you’re looking for one-off crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Richmond, you can always have total peace of mind to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. If you so choose, we can even provide several of our services in the form of a single turnkey package, tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.
Our diverse fleet comprises a wide array of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, and we have a long history of using them to deliver unrivalled service to the following sectors:
When you hire a crane in Richmond from us, we’ll be able to deploy it to any location in which our lifting services are required – either as a single unit, or as part of a large-scale contract. Whatever the nature, scale or complexity of your operations in [PLACE], you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations