Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in South Yorkshire. Ainscough Crane Hire operates of the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes, working from 30 strategic locations across the UK. This enables us to make our cranes available in any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. We place safety at the heart of everything we do, so whether you need ad-hoc mobile crane hire in South Yorkshire, or you’re looking for a small team of vehicles for larger-scale heavy or complex lifts in South Yorkshire, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, capability and expertise 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 at Ainscough Crane Hire, we’ve been providing a diverse range of lifting services to a broad array of key sectors, using the size and range of our fleet to exceed the expectations of our blue chip customers. Each of our lifting services is distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, and we take care to maintain our reputation by never outsourcing these services to third parties. Instead, everything is taken care of by our own in-house team, which comprises some of the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry.
Our staff comprises crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers, giving us a broad pool of in-house expertise that allows us to tackle all aspects of a project – regardless of the scale or complexity of the task at hand. When you choose Ainscough Crane Hire for a contract lift in South Yorkshire, you can always expect a truly unrivalled service.
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 and planning stages. During the design phase, we typically use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. This gives us , we can then move onto the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
Where particularly complex or high risk lifts are concerned, we can even provide the option for a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements. We don’t outsource any of this detailed planning to outside parties, preferring to use our very own contract lift managers and specialist engineers, so you can always have complete confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’.
The size and diversity of our fleet enables us to provide outstanding service table chip clients across a number of key sectors, including:
Our fleet spans a full range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We can make these available in almost any location, so whether you’re looking for ad hoc crane hire in South Yorkshire, or several vehicles for a multi-unit contract, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, capability and expertise you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations