Crane hire and contract lifting services in Stoke-on-Trent

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Stoke-on-Trent. As operators of the largest and most diverse fleet of mobile cranes in the UK, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to provide a truly national service. Operating from 30 strategic locations across the country, and our customers can choose to hire a crane either as a single unit, or as part of a multi unit project in Stoke-on-Trent, as well as benefitting from high quality planning services and industry leading expertise. Whatever the scale or nature of your task, you can rely on Ainscough to deliver.

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    0845 113 0432

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    Ashton Road,
    SK6 2RG

Why Choose Ainscough Crane Hire

  • QHSE

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

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  • Availability

    From John O’ Groats to Lands End with the UK’s largest fleet of 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 over 40 years, our industry-leading lifting solutions have been distinguished by the hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, all of which have helped to make us the first choice for blue chip customers across an array of sectors. These lifting services are delivered by the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.

Drawing upon this combined pool of in-house expertise, we’re able to target all areas of a project, regardless of its scale or complexity – whether it involves one-off crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive contract lift solutions in Stoke-on-Trent.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lifting projects in Stoke-on-Trent

Our contract lift solutions cover a range of services in which we take responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from initial consultation right through to the final execution. During the initial design phases, we use cutting edge CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements for the lift. We can then use this information as the basis for the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, transport logistics and road closure management.

All this is carried out by our very own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you total peace of mind to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. For any project that is deemed a particularly complex, high risk or heavy lift, we provide the option to choose a bespoke, turnkey package tailored to your individual requirements and schedule.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

With a large and diverse fleet at our disposal, we’re able to provide exceptional service to a broad array of sectors, including:

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

Our fleet spans a full range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, which we can make available anywhere in the country. Whether you’re looking for ad hoc crane hire in Stoke-on-Trent, or several vehicles for a multi unit contract, you can rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, capability and expertise you need.

Call Us today on 0800 272 637