Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Southsea. We place safety at the heart of everything we do, operating the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations all across the country. This gives us the size and range of fleet to fulfil the requirements of our blue chip customers, on even the most heavy or complex lifts. When you hire a crane or contact us for a contract lift project, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.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 over 40 years, Ainscough has been providing a diverse range of lifting services to clients across a wide range of sectors. Our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency have made us the top choice for customers across the country, and our team comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry. This includes crane operators, contract lift managers, lift operatives and engineers, and health and safety officers.
With this combined pool of expertise, we’re able to target every area of a project, so you can have the complete confidence you need to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which Ainscough personnel can undertake every aspect of a given lift, right from the initial design phases. Here, we use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, and we can also handle the method statement provision, QHSE analysis and road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock management.
All detailed planning is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ when you choose Ainscough Crane Hire. For particularly high risk or complex lifts, we can combine several of our services into a single bespoke package that’s tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.
With one of the UK’s largest and most diverse fleets at our disposal, we’re capable of meeting and exceeding the expectations of our blue-chip clients across a variety of sectors. Our experts have a wealth of sector-specific experience with the following industries:
• Petrochemical, oil and gas
• Power generation
Our fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, which we can make available in any location. You can hire a crane either as a single unit for an ad-hoc job, or as part of a larger or more long-term multi-unit project. In short, whatever the nature or scale of your project in Southsea, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the expertise, availability, reliability and capability you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations