Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Stockport. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. With safety at the heart of everything we do, we are the only ones able to deploy to any location, making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Whether you’re looking for ad hoc mobile crane hire in Stockport, or vehicles for longer-term, larger scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise 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 our diverse range of lifting services to blue chip clients across a wide variety of key sectors, distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our clients are able to benefit from the expertise of some of the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, including teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This in-house experience allows us to tackle all areas of a contract lift in Stockport, no matter its scale or complexity. Whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions, you can always have complete peace of mind to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass an array of services in which we’re able to take responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from initial consultation right through to final execution. This spans from the initial design, in which we use market leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, all the way through to the risk assessment. From there, we can also take on the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning is undertaken by our own in-house specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you can have total peace of mind when you make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. Our customers can also choose to have several of our services packaged in a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to an exacting set of schedules and requirements.
With a large and diverse fleet at our disposal, including tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, we have a wealth of experience in serving a range of key sectors including:
We can make our cranes available either as single units, or as part of a multi unit project in Stockport, so whatever the nature or scale of the task at hand, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations