Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Wigan. Ainscough Crane Hire operates the UK’s largest and most diverse fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country, enabling us to deploy to any location. This makes us the only one able to offer a truly national service, as well as giving our customers access to high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise. Whether you need ad hoc mobile crane hire in Wigan for a specific task, or multiple vehicles for longer term, larger scale projects, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to provide all the reliability, availability, expertise and capability you need.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 over 40 years, Ainscough Crane Hire has been at the centre of a range of specialist sectors, providing a diverse array of lifting services to meet the requirements of our blue chip clients. Our team comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, including teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This gives us the in-house expertise to enable us to target all areas of a project, with planning and engineering services of the very highest quality. Together with our focus on placing safety at the heart of everything we do, this means our customers can expect truly unrivalled service, on heavy and complex lift projects like.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range of services in which we can undertake all aspects of the lift, from the initial consultation right through to final execution. At the initial design phase, we can use market leading CAD software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project, collecting vital information for the risk assessment. Our experts can also take care of 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 specialist engineers and contract lift managers, so you can always have complete confidence when you Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. We also include the option to choose a bespoke, turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.
With a large and diverse fleet at our disposal, we regularly provide exceptional service to a broad array of sectors, including:
Our fleet spans a full range of mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes, and our 30 depots means that when you hire a crane from us we’re able to make them available anywhere in the country, either as single units or as part of a multi unit contract. In short, whatever the nature or scale of your project, 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