Market leading contract crane hire and contract lifting services in West Sussex. With the UK’s largest fleet of cranes operating from 30 strategic locations across the country, Ainscough Crane Hire is the only one able to offer a truly national service. Placing safety at the heart of everything we do, we’re able to deploy to any location, so whether you require ad hoc mobile crane hire in West Sussex for a specific job, or multiple vehicles for a long-term, large scale project, rest assured that you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the expertise, reliability and capability you need.Get A Free 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
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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.
Precision, diligence and efficiency have been at the heart of our offering for over 40 years, and throughout all of that time we’ve been providing our diverse range of lifting services to blue chip customers across a broad variety of key industries. We don’t outsource any of these services, instead preferring to entrust them to our in-house team. Our team is made up of 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 their combined expertise at our disposal, we’re able tackle all areas of a project, on even the most complex or heavy lifts. With all detailed planning undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, you can count on unrivalled service for every contract lift in West Sussex, regardless of the scale or complexity.
Our contract lifting solutions cover a range of services in which our experts undertake all aspects of the lift as required. This detailed planning is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, spanning right from the initial design phase (in which we typically use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift).
We can also assume responsibility for the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management. If your project involves a particularly high risk or complex lift in West Sussex, we also provide the option to have a bespoke, turnkey package tailored to an exacting set of deadlines and requirements.
Together with the depth and breadth of our expertise, our large and diverse fleet of mobile cranes in West Sussex allows us to serve clients across a wide range of sectors, including:
Our range of lifting services puts our mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal, either as single units or as part of a large-scale, multi-unit contract. Whatever the size or scale of the task at hand, you can count 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