Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Staffordshire. Operating from 30 strategic locations across the country, Ainscough is the only one able to offer a truly national service. With safety at the heart of everything we do, we’re able to deploy our diverse fleet of cranes to anywhere in the UK, giving us the size and range of fleet to fulfil the requirements of our blue chip customers. Whether you want to hire a crane in Staffordshire on an ad hoc basis, or you need multiple vehicles for longer term, larger scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, expertise, availability 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, we’ve been providing a diverse array of lifting services distinguished by diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, encompassing crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
With this considerable pool of in house expertise at our disposal, we’re able to provide a truly unrivalled service on any project – whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions.
Our range of contract lifting solutions covers a wide array of services in which we can handle all aspects of a lift, from the initial design and risk assessment all the way up to final execution. Market leading CAD software and BIM modelling is used at the design stage to scope the exact requirements of the project. From there, we can also take care of the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
Our specialist engineers and contract lift mangers can take care of all the detailed planning on your behalf, giving you the confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. Depending on the nature and requirements of the project, we can even combine several of our services into the form of a bespoke turnkey package – one that’s tailored specifically to your requirements and schedule.
With a large and diverse fleet at our disposal, we have a wealth of experience in serving the following sectors:
Our fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, which we can make available either as single units, or as part of a multi-unit project. Whatever the nature or scale of your project in Staffordshire, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations