Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Taunton. Operating from 30 strategic locations across the UK, Ainscough is the only one able to offer a truly national service. We can deploy to any location, which gives us the size and range of fleet to fulfil the requirements of our blue chip customers. We place safety at the heart of everything we do, and the depth and breadth of our experience allows us to undertake any contract lift project, regardless of its scale or complexity.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 four decades, Ainscough has been serving blue chip customers across a broad range of sectors. Over all that time, we’ve distinguished our services by focusing on precision, diligence and efficiency, and our team consists of some of 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 offices.
This combined pool of expertise gives us the ability to effectively target all areas of a project, so you can always have complete confidence in a truly unrivalled service, whatever the scale or complexity of the task at hand.
Our range of contract lifting solutions covers a range of services in which our experts undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift – spanning from the initial design phase. Here, we typically use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. Our experts can also handle the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics, and round the clock management.
All this detailed planning is undertaken by our very own dedicated contract lift managers and specialist engineers here at Ainscough, allowing you to have the complete peace of mind to ‘Make the Safe Choice’. If your project involves a particularly high risk or heavy lift, we can even offer a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.
The size and range of our fleet allows us to provide exceptional service to clients across an array of key UK industries, including:
When you hire a crane in Taunton, you can take your pick from our diverse fleet, which encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. These can be hired either as single units, or as part of a larger multi unit contract. Whatever the nature of your project, you can always rely on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations