Market-leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Whitley Bay. At Ainscough Crane Hire, we operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic locations across the UK. We’re able to deploy our fleet of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes to any location, which makes us the only one able to offer a truly national service. Additionally, our customers can also benefit from high quality planning services and industry leading expertise.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.
Over our 40-year history, we’ve firmly established ourselves as a UK leader in our field, providing a diverse range of lifting services to blue chip customers across a variety of key industries. Each of these lifting services is distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, and our professional team comprises some of the most knowledgeable and respected experts in Whitley Bay the lifting industry.
This includes crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. With their collective expertise at our disposal, we’re able to provide a flawless service on even the most heavy or complex lifts in , whether your project involves one-off mobile crane hire, industry leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Whitley Bay.
Our contract lifting solutions encompass a range of services here at Ainscough Crane Hire. Our experts can take responsibility for every aspect of the lift, right from the initial design phase. Here, we use CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift, collating key information we’ll then use as the basis for the subsequent risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
We don’t outsource any of these services, preferring to use our very own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you can always have the complete confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. We can even provide several of these services in tandem most complex or heavy lifts in Whitley Bay , with a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact deadlines and requirements.
With the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet at our disposal, we have a wealth of specialist experience in the following sectors:
Our mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes can be made available in any location, either in pairs or small groups as part of a multi-unit project, or as individual units if you’re just looking for ad hoc crane hire in Whitley Bay. Whatever the nature or scale of your operations in Whitley Bay, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations