Market leading crane hire and contract lifting services in Winchester. Ainscough is the only one able to offer a truly national service to our customers – we operate the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. We place safety at the heart of everything we do, and whether you want to hire a crane in Winchester on an ad-hoc basis, or multiple vehicles to undertake heavier or more complex lifts, you can rely on Ainscough for 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
We have one of the largest heavy haulage fleets in the UK, with 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, we’ve been providing our diverse range of lifting services to blue chip customers from an array of industries, all distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry, including lift operatives and engineers, crane operators, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
This considerable pool of combined in-house expertise enables us to target all areas of a project, so our customers can always expect planning and engineering services of truly unrivalled quality – whether the project demands one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions.
Our contract lift solutions encompass a range services in which we can handle all aspects of an individual lift, from consultation right through to final execution. During the design phase, we use market leading Computer Aided Design software and BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the project. We can also undertake responsibility for the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
We use our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers for all this planning, allowing you to have total confidence when you ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. Where particularly high risk or complex projects are concerned, we can also combine several of our services into one bespoke turnkey package, which is tailored to your own specific schedule and requirements.
Our large and diverse fleet allows us to provide exacting services to a wide range of specialist sectors, including:
Each of our lifting services puts our wide range of tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes at your disposal. These can be made available in any location, either as single units or as part of a larger, multi-unit contract project. Whatever the nature, scale or complexity of your project, you can rely on Ainscough to provide a singularly unrivalled service.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations