We’re the market leading crane hire and contract lift service in Woodford. At Ainscough Crane Hire, we place safety at the heart of everything we do, as we operate the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic locations across the country. That makes us the only company that’s able to provide a truly national service, as well as give our customers access to high quality planning services and industry-leading expertise.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.
Precision, efficiency and diligence have always been the hallmarks of our diverse range of lifting services here at Ainscough, which we’ve been using to serve our blue-chip clients throughout more than 40 years of operation. These lifting services are delivered by our own in-house team, which consists of the most knowledgeable, trusted and experienced experts in the lifting industry, and comprises of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, contract lift managers, and health and safety officers.
Their combined knowledge gives us a considerable pool of in-house expertise at our disposal, giving us the ability to target all areas of a given project, no matter its size or complexity. So, whether you require one-off mobile crane hire, industry-leading project management, or comprehensive contract lifting solutions in Woodford, you can always count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Our contract lift solutions cover a range of services in which we’re able to undertake responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from the initial consultation all the way through to final execution. At the early design phase, we use market leading CAD software or BIM modelling to scope the exact requirements of the lift. This then gives us a solid grounding from which we can move onto the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management and transport logistics, as well as round the clock management.
All this is undertaken by our very own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, giving you the confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. For any particularly high risk or complex lift in Woodford, we can combine several of our services into a single turnkey package, tailored to your exact schedule and requirements.
We have one of the UK’s most diverse fleet of cranes at our disposal, encompassing mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We have a long history of flawless project delivery in a range of key sectors, including:
Furthermore, we can make these cranes available in any location, either as single units or in pairs or groups as part of a multi unit contract. Essentially, whatever the scale or nature of your contract lift in Woodford, you can rely on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations