Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Smethwick. Operating the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, Ainscough is the only one able to offer a truly national service. With leading in-house expertise from some of the industry’s most trusted experts, safety is at the heart of everything we do. Whatever the nature or scale of your project, when you hire a crane from Ainscough, you can trust us to deliver a truly unrivalled service.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 serving blue chip customers across a broad range of sectors. Our diverse range of lifting services are distinguished by precision, diligence and efficiency, carried out by the industry’s most knowledgeable and experienced professionals. Ainscough’s team comprises crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers. This combined pool of expertise gives us the means to handle all aspects of a project.
Our customers can expect planning and engineering services of the very highest quality, whether the circumstances require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Smethwick.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a wide range of services in which our specialist engineers and contract lift managers can undertake all aspects of the lift. This spans everything from the initial design (which we specify using CAD software or BIM modelling) all the way to the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
We provide all these services in-house, allowing you to have complete confidence as you Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire – whether your project involves one-off crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive lifting solutions in [PLACE].
As well as our breadth and depth of in-house expertise, Ainscough customers can also choose from a large and diverse fleet made up of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. The size of this fleet, and our 30 strategic UK depots, enables us to serve customers in a wide array of sectors, including:
• Petrochemical, oil and gas
• Power generation
Whether you simply need a single mobile crane, or several vehicles as part of a large-scale multi-unit contract in Smethwick, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations