Contract Lift and crane hire services in St Helens

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in St Helens. Ainscough operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes, operating from 30 strategic locations across the country. This enables us to deploy to any location in the country, making us the only one able to provide a truly national service. Our fleet comprises mobile cranes, heavy cranes and mobile tower cranes, all of which are available alongside high quality planning services and industry leading expertise.

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    0845 113 0478

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    Compound 74,
    Contractors Compound,
    Shell Refinery,
    Ellesmere Port,
    South Wirral,
    CH65 4HB

Why Choose Ainscough Crane Hire

  • QHSE

    We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.

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  • Availability

    We have one of the largest heavy haulage fleets in the UK, with 400 + cranes across 30 locations.

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  • Reliability

    Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.

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  • Experience

    Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.

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Ainscough Crane hire services

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.

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  1. SafetySafety

    • 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).

  2. ReliabilityReliability

    • 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.

  3. AvailabilityAvailability

    • 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.

  4. ExperienceExperience

    • 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.

Largest fleet in the industry – 400+ Cranes

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.

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Expertise and dedicated logistics support

For more than 40 years, we’ve been at the centre of multiple key sectors, providing a diverse range of lifting services to an array of blue chip clients – all distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgeable, trusted and experienced experts in the lifting industry, including teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.

This gives us the in-house expertise necessary to tackle all areas of a project, providing planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – so you can always expect a truly unrivalled service on even the most complex or heavy lifts in St Helens.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lifting projects in St Helens

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 St Helens.

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Exceptional Service Across A Range Of Sectors

With our large and diverse fleet of cranes, we deliver unrivalled service across a number of key sectors, including:

Infrastructure
Infrastructure
Construction
Construction
Industrial
Industrial
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
crane power station
Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

We can make our cranes available anywhere in the UK, either as single units or as part of a large-scale, multi unit contract. Whatever the size or scale of the task at hand, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.

Call Us today on 0800 272 637