Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in York. We operate the UK’s largest fleet of mobile cranes from 30 locations across the country, making us the only one able to provide a truly national service. With a fleet that encompasses tower cranes, mobile tower cranes, and heavy cranes, you can be sure that whatever the nature or scale of your project in York, Ainscough can provide all the reliability, availability, capability and expertise 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 more than 40 years, we’ve been at the centre of multiple key sectors, providing a diverse range of lifting services to an array of blue chip clients – all distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency. Our team comprises the most knowledgeable, trusted and experienced 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 necessary to tackle all areas of a project, providing planning and engineering services of the very highest quality – so you can always expect a truly unrivalled service on even the most complex or heavy lifts in York.
Our contract lifting solutions cover a range of services in which we can take responsibility for all aspects of the lift, from the initial design (which we specify using CAD software and BIM modelling) all the way through to the risk assessment, method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.
This comprehensive range of services means that you can always have complete confidence to ‘Make the Safe Choice’ with Ainscough Crane Hire. We can even provide several of them in tandem for the most heavy or complex lifts, with a bespoke turnkey package that’s tailored to your exact deadlines and requirements.
With a large and diverse fleet covering York and many other areas of the UK, we’ve been instrumental to a number of key sectors, including:
We can make our cranes available anywhere in the UK, either as single units or as part of a multi unit contract – so whether you need ad hoc mobile crane hire in York, or multiple vehicles for a longer-term, larger scale project, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.
Ainscough Crane Hire is proud of our regularly renewed industry accreditations