Market-leading crane hire and contract lift services in Swindon. At Ainscough Crane Hire, we operate the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic depots across the country. That makes us the only one able to provide a truly national service, and with over 40 years of experience behind us, we put safety at the heart of everything we do. What’s more, our clients benefit from high-quality planning services and industry-leading expertise. Whatever the nature or scale of your project, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.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.
Over more than four decades, at Ainscough Crane Hire we’ve been providing a diverse array of lifting services to clients across a broad range of sectors, using the size and range of our fleet to fulfil the exacting requirements of each one. Diligence, precision and efficiency are the hallmarks of our service, which are delivered by some of the most knowledgeable and professional people in the entire industry.
Our teams comprise crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. With their combined expertise at our disposal, we’re able to target all areas of any given project, including the most complex or heavy lifts in Swindon. What’s more, it means our customers can always expect truly unrivalled service.
Our range of contract lift solutions encompasses a range of services in which Ainscough personnel can undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial design phase right through to final execution. At the outset, we use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, compiling vital information we can use for the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning is undertaken by our own contract lift managers and specialist engineers, giving you the total peace of mind you need to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. For especially complex or heavy lifts in Swindon, we can even provide a combination of these services in a single bespoke package, tailored to your exact requirements and deadline.
The size and diversity of our fleet enables us to deliver flawless service across a broad variety of key sectors, including (but not limited to):
Each of our lifting services puts our wide range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal, either as single units or as part of a multi unit project. Whether you’re planning to hire a crane on an ad-hoc basis for a specific task, or you’re looking for multiple vehicles for a long-term or large-scale project, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations