Crane hire and contract lifting services in Wick

Market-leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Wick. As the only one able to provide a truly national service, Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 strategic sites across the country. This means we can make our cranes available in any location, alongside unrivalled planning services and industry-leading expertise. Whether you need ad-hoc mobile crane hire in Wick for a specific task, or longer-term, larger-scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the knowledge, availability and capability you need.

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    0845 113 0480

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    Building 6,
    Highland Deephaven Industrial Estate,
    Airfield Road,
    IV16 9XJ

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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Heavy lifting services in Wick

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

Our diverse range of lifting services are handled by the most knowledgeable and experienced staff in the industry, including crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers. This wealth of in-house expertise gives us the ability to undertake all aspects of a project, and for more than 40 years we’ve been delivering projects for blue-chip customers across a wide range of industries.

Contract Lift Projects

Leading contract lifting projects in Wick

Our contract lifting solutions encompass a wide range of services in which our experts handle all aspects of the lift, from the initial risk assessment right through to the final execution. We typically use CAD software or BIM modelling for the initial design of the project, using it to scope the exact requirements of the lift. From there, we’re able to move on to the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round-the-clock management.

For particularly complex or high-risk lifts, we’re able to provide the option of a bespoke turnkey package, tailored to your exact requirements. All planning is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, allowing you to make the safe choice with Ainscough Crane Hire for contract lifting services in Wick.

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Exceptional heavy lifting services across a range of sectors

With decades of experience behind us, here at Ainscough we serve customers in a wide range of industries, including:

  • Infrastructure
  • Petrochemical, oil and gas
  • Industrial
  • Power generation
  • Construction
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Our diverse fleet comprises heavy cranes, mobile cranes and mobile tower cranes, which we can make available either as single units or as part of a multi-unit project. Whatever the size or scale of your project, you can count on Ainscough to deliver.

Call Us today on 0800 272 637