Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Runcorn. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations, making us the only one able to provide a truly national service. We place safety at the heart of everything we do, so whether you require ad-hoc mobile crane hire in Runcorn for a specific project, or multiple vehicles for longer-term, larger scale projects, you can count on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, expertise and capability you need.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 a diverse range of sectors, benefitting blue chip clients with a variety of lifting services distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, efficiency and precision. Our team comprises the most trusted and respected professionals in the industry, including teams of crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers.
The wealth of combined expertise these specialists provide allow us to target all areas of a project with planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Runcorn.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a range of services in which Ainscough personnel can handle every aspect of the lift, spanning from the initial design and risk assessment all the way through to final execution. At the design phase, we use market leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project. From there, we can also handle the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning is undertaken by our very own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, giving you total confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you select Ainscough for contract lifts in Runcorn. For particularly high risk or demanding lifts, we can provide several of our lifting services in the form of a bespoke turnkey package – all tailored to your specific schedule and requirements.
The size and range of our fleet, coupled with the quality of our in-house expertise, allows us to serve clients across a wide range of sectors and industries, including:
Our fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, heavy cranes and crawler cranes, which we can make available in any location – either as single units, or as part of larger-scale multi unit project. Whatever the nature of the job itself, you can count on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, flexibility, availability and capability you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations